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Waterman 5 Fountain Pen - Black Celluloid, Ideal Brown Flexible Fine Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Waterman No. 5 fountain pen from the late 1930s or early '40s. Lever filler in black celluloid with gold plated trim and design on the 1/8 inch wide cap band. Waterman's Ideal U.S.A. Brown nib (flexible fine) is smooth. Excellent condition, fully restored and working well.

SKU: 15355
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Type  Lever filling fountain pen with a flexible nib, restored and working well.

Product Name  Model 5 (this is the later, plastic version).

Manufacturer and Year  Waterman, made in U.S.A. -- later 1930s or early '40s.

Length  5 inches.

Filling System  Lever filler. We've restored it with a new sac and it's working very well.

Color  Black celluloid with gold plated trim and a brown barrel-end-piece. 1/8 inch wide cap band with a design in it, and clip in the newer style.

Nib  FINE FLEXIBLE Waterman's Ideal Brown nib with the keyhole breather hole. It's smooth with nice tipping material and it's close to what we would call fully flexible. it gives easy line variation from fine to a nice large broad under very little pressure, and almost double broad under just a little more.

Condition  Excellent condition. No cracks or chips, dings, dents, or personalization. The barrel is scratched where the cap posts.  The barrel has microscratching and handwear that is more pronounced toward the end of the barrel.  The trim has some brassing.     The 5 imprint on the end of the barrel is a bit worn, but the maker's imprint on the side of the barrel is crisp and readable. The pen has been fully restored and it's working very well. 

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SKU 15355
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens


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