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Waterman 52 Fountain Pen - BCHR, Nickel Trim, Fine Flexible #2 Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Waterman 52, a classic from the 1920s in black chased hard rubber, with nickel plated trim. The end of the barrel is marked 52 and the fountain pen has a very nice flexible  nib that goes from fine to broad and is very smooth. Excellent working condition, restored, the hard rubber is dark and the chasing is crisp on the cap.

SKU: 15253
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Type  Vintage Fountain Pen

Product Name Waterman 52, as labeled on the bottom of the pen.

Manufacturer and Year  Waterman, USA -- 1920s.

Length  5-3/8"

Filling System  Lever Filler, it has been restored with a new sac and it's working well.

Color Black chased hard rubber (BCHR) with nickel trim.

Nib  The nib is marked Waterman's Ideal. It is flexible and varies from fine to broad.  It is nicely flexible with a good ink flow, not quite what we'd call full flex but definitely wet and smooth. The tines spread quite easily. See the writing sample below.

Condition  Excellent condition. No cracks or chips.  There is pitting damage on the cap band (see photograph).   The chasing is a little worn on the barrel but like new on the cap. The barrel has some microscratches.  The imprint is faded but it's still relatively easy to read with the naked eye and with the right lighting. 


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Additional Info

SKU 15253
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens


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