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Waterman 55 Fountain Pen - Red Ripple w Fully Flexible #5 Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Red Ripple variation of the Waterman 55. This one is marked 55 and has a lovely flexible #5 Ideal nib. Red hard rubber with gold plated trim (clip and lever). Excellent working condition.
SKU: 3241
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$290.00

Description

Details

Type Vintage pen which works beautifully and has a flexible nib.
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 - circa 1925
Length 5-1/2"
Filling System Lever filler (We have replaced the bladder and it works very well.)
Color Red ripple hard rubber cap and barrel. The trim is gold plated.
Nib The nib is marked Waterman Reg Pat Off 5. It is nicely flexible (fully flexible but not a wet noodle) with a good ink flow ... and a lot of tipping material. The line varies from fine to double broad.

Condition

 

 

Excellent condition, really very nice.  No cracks or chips. Some brassing though the gold plated trim is largely nice and shiny.  The imprints are very good.

There are some gouges and toolmarks on the section. 

This pen writes very smoothly with a good amount of flex. The filling system is working well, with a new bladder, and we'll guarantee it for a year.

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 3241
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens

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