Vintage Waterman Ideal 52 Red Ripple Mottled Vulcanite Fountain Pen Flexible Nib
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Vintage Waterman Ideal 52 Red Ripple Mottled Vulcanite Fountain Pen Flexible Nib:
VINTAGEWATERMAN'S IDEAL 52 FOUNTAIN PEN ~ Red Ripple Mottled Vulcanite Woodgrain - Exclusive to Waterman during the Golden Age~ ~ 'IDEAL' Globe Embossed on Side Lever & Pocket Clip ~
~Gold Trim ~ Waterman's FLEXIBLE 14ct Solid Gold Nib ~ c1900s ~ ~New Ink Sac Fitted ~ Serviced ~ Nice Overall Condition~
SUMMARY Model: Waterman'sIdeal 52 – USA Colour: Red ripple mottled vulcanite woodgrain Overall Length: 5-3/8 inches Date Manufactured: Circa 1910s Filler Type: Lever Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced,polished and tested
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.
Single gold cap band; Polished; slight brassingsPocket Clip:
Gold pocket clip with 'CLIP-CAP' and 'IDEAL' globe embossed; Polished; Slight brassings
THE NIBMaterial: 14ct solid gold Imprint: Reads 'WATERMAN'S IDEAL REG.U.S.PAT.OFF 2.'
Weak; Reads 'WATERMAN'S REG.U.S.PAT.OFF. FOUNTAIN PEN' with the 'IDEAL' globeLever: The lever is polished to restore its shiny condition. The lever is very smooth and easy to raise.
THE FILLING SYSTEMType: Lever Work Done: Thefiller mechanism is tested forfunctionality .
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