Type Vintage pen which works beautifully and has a flexible nib.
Product Name Model 55 V, marked on the end of the pen barrel. The first 5 means lever filler, the second 5 represents the nib size, and V means short.
Manufacturer and Year Waterman, USA -- 1920s
Length 4-1/2" long
Filling System It is a lever filler. A new sac has been installed. It's fully restored and working well.
Color Red ripple hard rubber with 18k gold filled trim including a clip and a 5/32" cap band. The underside of the lever is marked 18kt Gold Filled.
Nib FINE Manifold Waterman's Ideal New York #5 gold nib. It is very firm and smooth. the feed is also made of red ripple hard rubber.
Condition Excellent condition. The lever snaps firmly into place, and has just a bit of wear on the upper edge. The red ripple hard rubber has great color. The clip has brassing around the ball end, and small touches around the top edge. The cap band has two tiny spots of plating wear on the the top edge. The imprints are clear. There are no cracks, chips, or bite marks.