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Waterman 12 SF Sleeve Filler Fountain Pen - BCHR, Engraved Barrel Band, Full Flex New York Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

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Beautiful  Waterman 12 SF in black chased hard rubber (BCHR) from the early 1900s. This uncommon version is a sleeve filler with a wide gold filled barrel band. Fully flexible fine New York nib. Very nice condition cosmetically.  Functional and ready to write. The pen has been personalized, "WLH."

SKU: 15769
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Type  Vintage pen 

Product Name  Model 12 SF ("Sleeve Filler") (Marked on bottom of barrel)

Manufacturer and Year  Waterman USA -- Early 1900s, it uses the pre-1917 numbering system

Length  5-1/2"

Filling System  Sleeve filler. You slide the protruding portion of the barrel and expose a bar. The bar is pushed in a method not dissimilar to an aerometric bar over a sac. We have replaced the sac and it is working very well.

Color  Black chased hard rubber with a 9/16" gold filled barrel band. The band has a floral motif and a personalization, "WLH".  

Nib  FLEXIBLE FINE 14k nib. It is marked Waterman's Ideal New York.   Excxellent line variation is attainable with this nib, we consider it full flex. Please see the writing sample below.  The back of the nib has a patent imprint that can be made out.  

Condition  Very nice condition for this slim, elegant, good looking pen.  The gold filled band is lovely and although there are some scratches on it and a personalization, the floral motif is fully intact.   This pen has been treated with something to darken the hard rubber, with inconsistant results. There are small patches of discoloration on the cap and barrel as well as moderate scratch marks (see photos).  The rubber on the end piece of the barrel is particularly worn and scratched.  The section has heavy scratching with some deep marks on its upper part. The filling system bar and imprint are in excellent condition.   The sleeve imprint is worn and partly legible.  The end of the barrel imprint is very clear.  The pen has been personalized "WLH".  No cracks.


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SKU 15769
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens


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