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Waterman 0552 Fountain Pen (1920's) - Basketweave Gold Filled Filigree, Flexible Waterman's #2 14k Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Waterman model 0552, a full sized pen from the 52 line, made in the 1920s. Lever filler. Black hard rubber body with a gold filled basketweave filigree. Flexible medium Waterman's #2 gold nib is smooth. The pen is in excellent condition, and has been fully restored so that it is working perfectly.

SKU: 15822
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Type  Lever filling fountain pen with a flexible nib, restored and working well.

Product Name   0552 (marked on the end of the barrel). The number system is as follows: 0 = gold filled, 5 = full overlay, 5 = lever filler, 2 = nib size. 

Manufacturer and Year   Waterman, made in USA -- 1920s.

Length  5-1/2"

Filling System  Lever filler. We've restored it here at PSP with a new sac. It's working perfectly.

Color  Black hard rubber with a gold filled basketweave overlay. The underside of the lever and the top of the clip are marked 18kt Gold Filled.

Nib  FLEXIBLE MEDIUM-FINE Waterman's Ideal New York #2 gold nib is very smooth with excellent tipping. You get easy line variation with minimal pressure. See our writing sample below.

Condition  Excellent condition for this large, strikingpen.  The BHR underneath the gold filled overlay is faded to a brown and some of the brown sections peeking through have flecks of the original black remaining.  The section has horizontal capping lines and the top edge of the section has some chipping but the section coloring is a nice dark black.  The BHR end piece is also faded and has two long thin horizontal scratch lines toward the top. The 18k gold filled basketweave looks excellent with only some microscratching.  The ball on the clip has some dents and doesn't fully contact the surface of the cap.   The nib has some plating wear.  The imprints are clear.  No cracks or personalization.  

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SKU 15822
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens


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