Vintage Waterman Ideal 18kt Gold Filled Overlay Etched Fountain Pen For Sale

VINTAGE WATERMAN'S IDEAL 18KT GOLD FILLEDOVERLAY FOUNTAIN PEN ~Stunning RareHand Engraved Etched Vine Floral Overlay~ ~ Minty Ding-free Body; a Solid 14ctGold Nib, Circa 1934 ~ ~ New Ink Sac Fitted, Serviced, Nice Condition ~

SUMMARY

Up here is a vintage Waterman's Ideal 18KT GOLD FILLED Overlay FOUNTAIN PEN, Model number 0552-1/2V fountain pen, which was manufactured in USA circa 1910s. This Waterman's is a fine example, in stunning hand engraved etched vine floral overlay pattern. It is NOT personalized. On the barrel there is an empty space for the owner's name engraving, but the pen is highly collectible as it is not personalized. The pattern is crisp and very attractive. On the cap and barrel were 'WATERMAN'S' and 'MADE IN U.S.A.' embossed . The pen bears a Waterman 14ct gold nib. A new sac has been fitted. The lever filling system is in perfect working order. The pen has been serviced and tested for its full functionality. This Waterman's is a classic elegance and has been produced to the highest standards of carftsmanship. This would make an excellent gift to treat yourself or for someone special. <wm086>





SUMMARY Model: Waterman's Ideal 0552-1/2V - USA Colour: 18kt gold filled Overall Length: 3-3/4 Inches Date Manufactured: Circa 1910s Filler Type: Lever Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced,polished and tested for full functionality

STORY

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

Material:

18k gold filled

Top Ring:

Ringtop

Top Jewel: N/A Trim Pattern:

N/A.

Pocket Clip:

Clipless pen

Cap Screw: Smooth Work Done: The whole cap has been gently hand polished to restore its shiny condition.

THE NIB

Material: 14ct Solid Gold Grade: Medium Imprint: Reads 'WATERMAN'S IDEAL REG.U.S.PAT.OFF.' 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.

THE BARREL

Imprint:

Reads'MADE IN U.S.A.'

End Jewel: N/A Screw with Filler: Push type Screw with Cap: Smooth Lever: Thelever 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 FILLER

Type: Lever Imprint:

N/A

Ink Storage: Mediumstorage; 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

buyer PLEASE NOTE

We are international vintage pen collector and we collect pens all round the world. The pen may be dispatched from our buying offices outside UK. So please allow at least 6-8 working days to receive the pen.

We also wish to point out that there is no such thing as the perfect vintage item. All vintage pens over 50 years old are susceptible to varying degrees of wear and ageing over time, and the functionality is not comparable to new pens. The condition of each item is described to the best of our observation.

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~ TERMS & CONDITIONS ~

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All items are soldAS-IS. We accept returns only if the item was not as described in the sale. Generally the buyer isrequired to report any problem within 3 days of receipt; and return the item within 14 days of receipt. All items must be returned as its original condition.Buyer is responsible for return shipping charges. Shipping and handling is not refunded in any case.

All ourproducts are 100% genuine. We also guarantee that all pens are in good working order unless otherwise stated. As an addition to your purchase, aguarantee certificate issued and sealed by us will also be sentwith the pen, when the final price of the pen is over GBP150.

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