Rare Watermans #52 'red Ripple' Mottled Vulcanite Fountain Pen - Three 9ct Bands For Sale
52 Mottled Vulcanite – Gold Bands
Waterman’s No 52 Fountain Pen – ‘Red Ripple’ Mottled Vulcanite with gold Trim and 3 Hallmarked 9ct Gold bands – Made in USA
Lever Filler – The pen has been cleaned, lightly serviced and is in working condition. It has been fitted with a new sac.
For sale today is this lovely rare vintage Waterman’s No 52 fountain pen. The pen is in good condition and free from any splits or cracks on either barrel or cap. The pen is made from mottled vulcanite known by many as Red Ripple. It is a lovely wood grain type finish. The cap is in excellent condition with no splits or cracks noted anywhere.
The barrel has 2 9ct gold hallmarked bands and the cap has one too. Waterman’s fits these bands as they have the FDW hallmark impressed into them.
The clip is gold plated and in good condition aside from some plating loss on the ball. The lever of the pen has the word Ideal written on it but it is a little faded.
The barrel of the pen is marked as follows:
REG US (IDEAL) PAT OFF
The base of the barrel is marker:
The bottom of the barrel is marked:
REG US PAT OFF
MADE IN U.S.A
The clip is marked:
The cap band is hallmarked as follows:
9.375 – (cant seem to make out the rest)
The barrel hallmarks read:
9.375 – I – Cheetah (I think)
The pen is fitted with a 14ct Gold Waterman’s nib that writes with a medium line. The nib is in good condition, it might be a replacement nib as it is marked Canada whereas the barrel is USA. It is marked as follows:
All in all this is a lovely pen that will surely make an excellent addition to your collection. Please be sure to see all photos for more detail. Please do take a look at some of myother itemsor add me to yourfavorites list. I am always selling some interesting pens and happy to offer combined shipping.
Red Ripple – Mottled Vulcanite with Gold trim and 3 9ct gold hallmarked bands
- No splits or cracks
- 2 x Hallmarked 9ct gold bands.
- Visible imprints
- Good Condition
- Hallmarked 9ct gold cap band.
14K Gold nib – Medium Tip – Good Condition
Please be sure to see all the photos and do take a look at some of my other pens listed this weekend. I am happy to offer combined shipping.
ask if you need any more photos or have any questions as I am not a pen expert
and may have missed something.
Please ensure to take a look at all the photos as they do form a part of the overall description of the sale. If you are not entirely happy with your purchase or feel that the item was not as described in the listing I am more than happy to offer a full refund.
We will endeavor to dispatch your times within 48 hours of the payment clearing. If you have any special postage instructions or need your item urgently please let us know.
Please offer with confidence and be sure to look at my other items as I am always listing some excellent vintage fountain Pens
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