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Waterman 452 1/2 V Fountain Pen - Rare Sterling Duchesse Overlay, Ring Top, Flexible Fine Nib (Excellent +, Restored)

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Ring top pen from Waterman 52 line. This ring top is marked 452 1/2 V. It has a solid sterling filigree in a pattern called, "Duchesse," and a black section with a flexible Waterman's nib. Excellent + condition. Fully restored and working well. Very hard to find pattern that was only used on this model and matching pencils.

SKU: 14671
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Type  Fountain Pen

Product Name  Model 452 1/2 V (4 means full sterling overlay, 5 means lever filler, 2 represents the nib size, 1/2 means that it's thin, and V means short). The rare pattern was called "Duchesse" and it is only found on this model and its matching pencil.

Manufacturer and Year  Waterman, USA  -- 1930s.

Length  4-9/16"

Filling System  Lever filler, restored here at PSP with a new sac.

Color  Sterling silver filigree over black hard rubber. The sterling is in the Waterman "Duchesse" pattern which is almost like a fan pattern with decreasing sized triangles and very fine lengthwise lines in between. The section is black without an overlay.

Nib  FLEXIBLE FINE Waterman's nib. It gets good line variation and the tines spread easily. Please see the writing sample below.

Condition  Excellent + condition. The sterling is nice and shiny and the hard rubber is black. There are fine marks throughout and a handful of short scratches on the cap. The imprints are good. The pen is ready to write.


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SKU 14671
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens


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