Waterman’s IDEAL 52 Cardinal Red Hard Rubber Fountain Pen


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Up here for your consideration is a vintage Waterman’s Ideal CARDINAL RED HARD RUBBER 52 fountain pen, which was manufactured in USA circa 1909. This Waterman’s is a fine example, in excellent GLOSSY ORANGE CARDINAL RED HARD RUBBER with gold filled trim and a Waterman’s 14ct solid gold nib. The color is a pattern that was exclusive to Waterman during the Golden Age. The pen is in excellent condition, very glossy body with nice crisp imprint. There is no scretches, cracks, dings and dents all over the body. The pen is superbly detailed, with imprint and signature all around. The model 52 is engraved at the end of the barrel. The pocket clip and side lever bear the ‘IDEAL’ globe logo, which is crisp and stunning. The lever filling system of the pen is in perfect working order. A new sac has been fitted. It is really rare and highly sought after Waterman, considering its age (almost 100 years) and in this excellent MINTY condition. The pen has been serviced and tested for 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

Additional information


Waterman's Ideal 52

Country Manufactured




Capped length

5-3/8 inches

Date Manufactured

Circa 1900s

Filler Type

Lever filler


full functionality and working order, serviced