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Waterman 55 Fountain Pen - BCHR, Nickel Plated Trim, #5 Flexible New York Nib (Superior, Restored)

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Waterman 55 fountain pen from the 1920s. Lever filler in black chased hard rubber (BCHR) with nickel plated lever and clip. Medium flexible Waterman's Ideal nib with excellent line variation from fine to broad. Superior condition. Fully restored and working well.

SKU: 19156
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Type  Vintage lever filling fountain pen.

Product Name  Model 55 (this is a good sized pen, verging on the oversized when compared with the standard sized pens of the day).

Manufacturer and Year  Waterman, made in USA -- circa 1925.

Length  5-9/16"

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

Color  Black chased hard rubber (BCHR) cap and barrel with smooth hard rubber feed and section. It has nickel plated trim that has held up well.

Nib  FINE FLEXIBLE Waterman's New York Ideal nib. The nib is not particularly soft and the tines don't spread super easily, but with a small amount of pressure you can get strong line variation with great hairlines. There's a "W" etched lightly on the nib. Please see the writing sample below.

Condition  Superior condition with no cracks, chips, dings, dents, or even scratches.  The chased hard rubber is fully intact and beautifully black with no discoloration to be seen.  This pen is shiny with a gorgeous clip.  The lever has some plating wear at the top.  The imprints are clear. There's a "W" etched near the "55" on the end of the barrel.


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Additional Info

SKU 19156
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens


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