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Waterman 12 Fountain Pen - BCHR, Eyedropper, Extra Fine Full Flex New York Nib (Excellent, Works Well)

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Waterman 12 eyedropper fountain pen from the 1920s. Black chased hard rubber. Gold Waterman's Ideal New York No. 2 nib is extra fine and fully flexible with line variation from extra fine to broad. Excellent condition. The pen is cleaned, tested, and working well.

SKU: 14826
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Type  Vintage eyedropper-filling fountain pen with a flexible nib.

Product Name  Model 12 (marked on the end of the pen barrel). The 1 indicates eyedropper filler and the 2 is for the nib size. 

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

Length  5-1/8"

Filling System  Eyedropper filling system. We've cleaned and tested it, it's working very well. We'll include an eyedropper kit and instructions on filling this pen.

Color  Black chased hard rubber. The barrel has two ornate gold filled cap bands that are 3/16" wide.

Nib  FLEXIBLE EXTRA FINE gold nib is marked "Waterman's Ideal new York." Please see the writing sample below. The point is very fine which offers very strong contrast to the flexed lines of the pen. Line variation from extra fine to a wide broad. We consider this fully flexible, though not a "wet noodle."

Condition  Excellent condition. The pen has almost no handwear and clear imprints. There are two sets of faded, but legible, imprints. The trim has a few marks on it and some brassing on the edges. The chasing is weak on the cap and very weak on the barrel. No cracks. Someone scratched the initials, "EA" on the barrel above the lower band and there are a few marks on the cap. The section has a long interrupted scratch no doubt caused by a tool. (It is visible in the nib photos.) The pen has been cleaned and tested and is working very well. 


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SKU 14826
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens


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