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Waterman 552 1/2 Fountain Pen - 14k Gold Overlay, Flexible Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Slender pen from the Waterman 52 line. This one is marked 552 1/2 and has a smooth solid gold overlay on the barrel and cap with no decorations, and a lovely almost fully flexible Waterman Ideal #2 nib. Excellent condition, fully restored and working perfectly. Personalized.
SKU: 18800
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Type  Vintage fountain pen, working beautifully.

Product Name  Model 552 1/2, marked on the end of the barrel. This is a version of the model 52 in a solid gold overlay and slender barrel. 

Manufacturer and Year  Waterman, USA - circa 1920s

Length  5-1/4"

Filling System  Lever filler (We've replaced the bladder and it's working very well.)

Color  14k solid gold overlay. Smooth, no patterning. The section is black hard rubber.

Nib  FLEXIBLE FINE. The nib is marked Waterman's Reg US Pat Off  2. Flexible nib writes from fine to a double broad. Very close to what we would call full flex, but everyone has their own ideas of terms for flex, so please refer to this pen's writing sample below.

Condition  Excellent condition. A couple of shallow dings on the cap. Barrel is personalized with "Dr. Wm. F. Sirovich, Pres. By Brodyer Relief, Mar. 1925". (We're not 100% sure about that surname...). Most of the surface is fairly smooth and shiny, with no major scratches. 


Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 18800
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens


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