Vintage Waterman Ideal 0552 18k Gold Filled Overlay Filigree Basket Fountain Pen
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Vintage Waterman Ideal 0552 18k Gold Filled Overlay Filigree Basket Fountain Pen:
VINTAGE WATERMAN'S IDEAL0552 FOUNTAIN PEN ~ SENIOR - Large Bold Handsome Pen of Overall Length 5-3/8 inches ~ ~ Ding-free 18K Gold Filled Overlay with Filigree Basket Pattern~ ~ 'IDEAL' Globe Embossed on Lever Bar & Pocket Clip ~ ~Waterman 14ct Solid Gold Nib ~ circa 1910s ~ ~ Ink Sac Fitted, Serviced,NiceOverall Condition~
Waterman'sIdeal 0552– USA
5-3/8 inchesDate Manufactured: Circa 1910s Filler Type: Lever Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced,polished and tested for full functionality
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.
Embossed 'WATERMAN'S'Top Jewel: Gold flat top Trim Pattern:
Gold filledPocket Clip:
Engraves 'WATERMANS'and the IDEAL globeCap Screw: Smooth Work Done: The whole cap has been gently hand polished to restore its shiny condition.
THE NIBMaterial: 14ct Solid Gold Grade: Medium / Non-flexImprint:
Reads 'WATERMAN'S REG.U.S.PAT.OFF. 2 MADE IN U.S.A.'Nib Size: Medium Condition of Feed: Excellent & clean Work Done:
The nib and feed has been cleaned to remove dried ink and residuals. The nib has been polished to restore its shiny condition.
At the end of the barrel reads 'WATERMAN'S REG.U.S.PAT.OFF. MADE IN U.S.A.'End Jewel: Model number '0552' embossed Screw with Filler: Push-type Screw with Cap: Smooth Lever: The lever is polished to restore its shiny condition. The lever is very smooth and easy to raise. Work Done: The barrel has been gently hand polished to restore shiny colour with the imprint masked
THE FILLERType: Lever Imprint:
N/AInk Storage: Medium storage; Easy to handle lever filling mechanism Work Done:
A new ink sac has been fitted. Talcum powder has been applied on the ink sac to prevent it sticking with the inner wall of the barrel. The ink sac and the filler mechanism has been tested to ensure its full working order.Functionality: Excellent
~ KEY ~
There is no personalization on the pen Pen ages around 100 years The manufacturer had windup / no longer in production, like Mabie Todd The pen bears unique / special cap band or pocket clip The pen is a Flagship in the series / range / band The pen is rare / not commonly seen The body of the pen is in special pattern The pen bears manufacturer lifetime warranty The pen is in as new / near mint / never inked condition The pen is large / long / bold, with capped length over 5.5 inches
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