Type Early mechanical pencil, working well.
Product Name This pencil matches the model 452 1/2 V fountain pens (slender, ladies ring top).
Manufacturer and Year Waterman, made in USA -- circa 1920s.
Length 3-3/4 inches, not including the ringtop hardware.
Filling System It takes 1.1mm (aka "Thick") leads, which it extends via the traditional twist mechanism (you twist the cone). We'll include a small pack of leads.
Color Basketweave filigree engraved sterling silver over black hard rubber.
Condition Excellent condition, with no cracks, chips, dents, or dings. Personalized with the initials "A E H". This is a dainty, pretty, classic little mechanical pencil. The black hard rubber is slightly faded, but still fairly dark. There are a few scratches on the cone and the silver portion looks quite good. The basketweave looks nice and shiny. There are some scratches here and there. There are some tiny dents on the top piece that has the ring top. The imprint is clear.