Vintage Waterman Ideal 42 18k Gold Overlay Eyedropper Safety Fountain Pen Rare


Vintage Waterman Ideal 42 18k Gold Overlay Eyedropper Safety Fountain Pen Rare

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Vintage Waterman Ideal 42 18k Gold Overlay Eyedropper Safety Fountain Pen Rare:
$134


VINTAGEWATERMAN'S IDEAL 42FOUNTAIN PEN ~ STUNNING 18K Gold Overlay Plain Pattern~ ~ Eyedropper ~ Safety Pen ~~Waterman's 14ct Solid Gold Nib ~ circa 1900s ~ ~ Serviced ~ Nice Overall Condition~

SUMMARY

SUMMARY Model: Waterman'sIdeal 42 Safety Pen – USA Colour: Gold Overall Length: 5 inches Date Manufactured: Circa 1900s Filler Type: Eyedropper Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced,polished and tested

STORY

The Waterman Pen Company was established in 1883 in New York City by Lewis Waterman. Waterman's improvement on basic pen design and aggressive marketing played a vital role in making the fountain pen a mass-market object. The essential novelty of Waterman's first fountain pens was the feed, for which his first pen-related patent was granted in 1884. By 1899, Lewis Waterman opened a factory in Montreal was was offering a variety of designs.

Waterman's fountain pen was extremely desirable. The Treaty of Versailles was signed using a solid gold Waterman pen, by Prime Minister David Lloyd George.

DESCRIPTION

THE CAP

Trim:

Gold filled; Reads 'WATERMAN'S 18K.R.' with 'IDEAL' globe on cap

Pocket Clip:

Clipless pen

THE NIB

Material: 14ct solid gold Imprint: Reads 'WATERMAN'S IDEAL REG.U.S.PAT.OFF. 2'

THE BARREL

Imprint:

N/A

Lever: N/A

THE FILLING SYSTEM

Type: Eyedropper Work Done: Thefiller mechanism is tested forfunctionality .




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Vintage Waterman Ideal 42 18k Gold Overlay Eyedropper Safety Fountain Pen Rare:
$134

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