Accutron and Esterbrook. The DNA is the same. Two founders from across the Atlantic, settled in the Northeast. Guided by ingenuity and the spirit of innovation, they both pursued excellence. Their brands represented what was beloved about the past and the great possibilities of the future. One manufactured watches, the other pens. They both made history.
Estie, a kind of nick name for Esterbrook, is a tribute to the brand and its storied history. Short for Esterbrook, ͞Estie͟ also provides a feeling of 1930s nostalgia, when phrases like dingy, dizzy, doggy and brodie were commonplace. A time when fountain pens were an integral part of life and communication for most Americans.
Esterbook began manufacturing nibs in the US in the mid 1800s, but the 1930s were a period of importance, as they introduced their first interchangeable nib system in 1933. The interchangeable nibs gave the user many options for writing, whether in school, business, personal etc. Today, a similar system is reborn with the Estie and the specially engineered MV Nib Adaptor. The MV adaptor delivers a vintage nib experience with a modern shape Esterbrook pen.
The Esterbrook Estie fountain pen uses a German Schmidt #6 stainless steel nib (Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad and 1.1mm Stub) and a standard international cartridge/converter system (converter included).
Times may be different, values stay. The Esterbrook Pen Company, a true American Original since 1858, is rewriting its long success story in modern times with a fresh new pen collection based on a complete rebranding. Join the revolution!