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Waterman 0552 Gold Overlay Hand-Engraved Etched Floral Pen

£ 633

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Description

Waterman 0552 IDEAL Fountain Pen

– Senior jumbo large size of Overall length 5-1/2 inches

– Antique grade

– 18KT gold filled overlay with hand-engraved floral-etched pattern

– Not personalization – highly sought after

– ‘IDEAL’ Globe Embossed on Lever Bar and Pocket Clip

– Crisp Imprint

– Lever filler

 

Up here is a vintage Waterman’s IDEAL 0552 fountain pen, which was manufactured in USA circa 1900s.

The pen is in ANTIQUE GRADE, of age more than a hundred years. Yet the condition is excellent, very rare to find in the market.

The pen is in excellent condition, with ding-free 18kt gold filled overlay on black hard rubber. The overlay is in excellent stunning hand-engraved floral-etched pattern, very nice you will not be disappointed. The pen is very rare, neat and tidy without any personalization.

The pen is also SENIOR JUMBO of the series, with overall length 5-1/2 inches.

The imprint on the pocket clip is crisp; with patent date as early as 1905. The trademark ‘IDEAL’ globe are embossed on pocket clip and side lever.

The pen is fitted with a PURPLE Waterman’s 14ct solid gold nib, rigid nib writing smooth fine line.

A new sac is fitted, and the lever filling system is in nice condition. The pen been serviced and tested for its full functionality.

This Waterman’s is a classic elegance and has been produced to the highest standards of craftsmanship. This would make an excellent gift to treat yourself or for someone special.

The Waterman Pen Company was established in 1883 in New York City by Lewis Waterman. Waterman’s improvement on basic pen design and aggressive marketing played a vital role in making the fountain pen a mass-market object. The essential novelty of Waterman’s first fountain pens was the feed, for which his first pen-related patent was granted in 1884. By 1899, Lewis Waterman opened a factory in Montreal was was offering a variety of designs.

Waterman’s opened subsidiaries in Europe to meet international demand. A Waterman Fountain pen won the Medal of Excellence at the 1900 Paris World Exposition. In 1901, upon Waterman’s death, his nephew took the business overseas and increased sales to 350,000 pens per year.

Waterman’s fountain pen was extremely desirable. The Treaty of Versailles was signed using a solid gold Waterman pen, by Prime Minister David Lloyd George.

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Additional information

Model

Waterman's, Waterman's 0552

Country Manufactured

USA

Color

gold

Capped length

5-1/2 inches

Date Manufactured

Circa 1900s

Filler Type

Lever filler

Condition

full functionality and working order, serviced

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