Waterman New York 55 Bchr Fountain Pen. 14k F/m Flex Nib. 1914-24. Rare For Sale
Waterman New York 55 BCHR Fountain Pen. 14K F/M Flex Nib. 1914-24. Rare Just serviced with new sac. Works 100% as New. Please view all Photographs they form large part of the description. All photographs are of actual pen. What you see is everything you receive. If you have any questions please feel free to email. 100% money back authenticity guaranteed throughout. offer with confidence. Shipping costs etc, UK, £4.50. Worldwide add: Insured Registered Express delivery: Worldwide $14.00, Europe £10.00. Combined shipping is available. Email for quote. Fed Ex is also available.. Preferred payment: Paypal, Bank wire transfer, Bank draft & UK(only) personal cheque. Buyer pays any costs etc. PLEASE VIEW MY OTHER ITEMS MORE PENS, Montblanc, Conway Stewart, Parker, Waterman, Mabie Todd Swan, Sheaffer, Dunhill etc..etcDunhill etc..etcOn 01-Jul-13 at 11:44:57 BST, seller added the following information:
Some more information about this Waterman 55 BCHR...
This superb early example of the 55 dates from 1905-20. It was made in New York, USA. The Number 5 Nib on this pen is very special. Please take a moment to view the close up photographs of the nib and the end of its tines Iridium (Nib tip ends.) To find a Nib this early with such perfect original tines with no twist or crimp etc. Perfect aligned and with enough Iridium to last several more lifetimes. All within a fine to medium fine tip. Very rare. What a Nib! Huge also. Just compare it with the Waterman 52 nib in photograph 9. This pen writesbeautifullyand is a rareglimpse into abygone era's premium writing instrument exactly as they were in early 1900-10s etc. This ones as good as they come. Italso has great flex.The flex allows for line width variation byapplyingvarying levels of pressure on the down stroke. Easily writes from fine to medium and all the way to double broad. Very creative line full of personality.
The pen itself is made of BCHR - Black Chased Hard Rubber. It is a LARGE example at 14cm or 5.6 inch capped. It also has great width to balance the length. Superb to write with. The cap is the early Clip Less type. (Never had a clip.) True writers pen. The barrel Imprints have Patent dates, 1884 to 1903. Waterman's, N.Y. USA etc... The cap also has rare Made in USA imprint. The overall colour is still excellent Black with only the lightest of patina. Beautiful pen. Has no deep scratches, dents or bite marks etc. Once in the hand to the naked eye looks superb still. This pen has always been well looked after. Great to find them so clean and fully operational.. The pen has been fully serviced and cleaned. A new sac fitted then re-assembled as it left the factory in the 1920s. All functions 100% as new.To fill could not be easier. Simply pull lever down 90 degree and then place nib in ink. Close the lever down flush. Take nib out of ink. Wipe excess. Done. Takes seconds. Perfect as a gift or treat yourself to a quality vintage Waterman fountain pen.
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Waterman New York 55 Bchr Fountain Pen. 14k F/m Flex Nib. 1914-24. Rare: $238