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Waterman 452 Fountain Pen Set - Sterling Basketweave Filigree, Full Flex Fine Ideal Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Pen and pencil from the Waterman 52 line. Both have solid sterling filigree in a basketweave pattern and a black section. The fountain pen has a flexible Waterman's Ideal nib. The pencil takes "thick" or 1.1mm leads. Both are personalized, "TBP." Excellent condition.

SKU: 14198
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$550.00

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Type  Fountain Pen and pencil set

Product Name  Model 452 (4 means full sterling overlay, 5 means lever filler, 2 represents the nib size)

Manufacturer and Year  Waterman, USA  -- 1930s.

Length  The fountain pen is 5-3/8" and the pencil is 5-7/16"

Filling System  The fountain pen is a lever filler that has been restored at PSP with a new sac. The pencil takes "thick" or 1.1mm leads that extend and retract via a twist mechanism. The leads extend but don't retract. The top of the pencil can be removed to access an eraser and beneath the eraser are stored leads.

Color  Sterling silver filigree over black hard rubber. The sterling is a basketweave pattern that looks almost floral. The section is black without an overlay.

Nib  FULLY FLEXIBLE FINE Waterman's Ideal nib. It gets strong line variation and the tines spread easily. We consider this "full flex" based on our own standards, just short of a "wet noodle." Please see the writing sample below.

Condition  Excellent condition. The sterling is nice and shiny on both but the hard rubber inside the filigree parts are discolored and slightly faded. The cones, section, and end of the pen barrel are the original black. The top of the pencil is peppered with dents. There are a few small dents on the pen. The imprint towards the end of the pen barrel is partially faded but the imprint at the very end of the pen is legible. The pencil mechanism is a bit stiff but both writing instruments work well. They both have been personalized with the hand-cut letters, "TBP," though the initials are much more worn on the fountain pen. The example shot of the initials is from the fountain pen and not the pencil.

 

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 14198
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens, Pen Sets, Pencils

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