Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf

Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf

Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf
This is how I classify flexibility in nibs. Rigid: 0.0 to 0.59 of variation. Semi flex: 0.6to 1.09 of variation. Full flex: 1.10 to 1.99mm of variation. Super flex: 2.0mm or above of variation. The nib reads: WATERMAN’S IDEAL NEW YORK 2. The nib weighs 0.34g, and is 25.30mm long, with a line variation of around extra-fine 0.15mm to 2.30mm. It is an absolutely dreamy nib, with very soft flex and very responsive. It writes with consistent and reliable ink flow. The nib is very smooth, and the pen itself is stunning, bursting with color and feels like velvety smooth glass in your hand. The pencil also works well, and is in perfect condition. The mechanism to push the lead forward works perfectly, and is almost a no- pressure turn. It isn’t loose, just doesn’t need almost any pressure to turn the lead out. The barrel reads: WATERMAN’S IDEAL FOUNTAIN PEN REG US PAT OFF, and also at the end: WATERMAN’S REG US PAT OFF MADE IN USA. At the end of the barrel is clearly marked: 52 1/2 V. The imprint on the barrel is very clear. The lever reads: IDEAL 18 KT GOLD FILLED. The pencil reads: WATERMAN’S PAT OCT 14 1924 RIPPLE, also very clear. The total weight of this pen is 10.15g. It measures 112mm capped, 102mm uncapped, and 145mm posted. The pencil weighs 6.18g, and measures 115mm. The cap posts solidly, and screws onto the barrel securely. The lever filler works amazingly smooth, some of the smoothest action I’ve ever felt on a Waterman’s pen, retracting flush with the barrel. The cap band is in excellent condition, with no brassing. There are no chips, cracks or dents on this pen or pencil set. You can see from the pictures this is a very clean set. It is absolutely beautiful, an amazing writer that will be great for daily use, or as a cherished addition to your collection. The pen has been fitted with a number 17 sac. The nib, feed and section have all been cleaned and are ready to write with your favorite ink. Pen comes with a soft velvet pouch, so you can keep it protected when bringing it with you to show off to your friends! I spend a ridiculous amount of time making sure all my pens write reliably, consistently, with adequate ink flow and with the smoothest nib I can provid e, within reason. If you ever have an issue with how a pen is writing, just let me know and I will do my best to make you happy. Please look at the pictures closely as they are part of the description. I must note: when you handle an old fountain pen, you cannot put it in your pants pocket and walk around without it leakIng. If you want to bring a fountain pen with you, the writing end must be facing the sky. These pens do have a sack of ink inside of them, and if you walk around with the pen in your pocket with the tip down its going to leak ink. Also of note: when you are filling a fountain pen if you immerse the sectIon past where the section and the barrel meet, ink can get into the gap between the barrel and the section and keep getting your fingers dirty even after youve cleaned your pen. You could think your pen is defective, but its probably user error. Let me know because it is ridiculously expensive. Health and happiness to you! Please see my other items! The item “VINTAGE WATERMAN IDEAL FOUNTAIN PEN #52 1/2V- SUPER-FLEX-RED RIPPLE-18K GF” is in sale since Sunday, July 28, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Parker”. The seller is “lifeloveslife” and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Brand: Waterman
  • Personalized: No
  • Modified Item: No
  • Ink Color: None
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Material: hard rubber
  • Nib Size: Medium To BB
  • Modification Description: None
  • Pen Type: Fountain
  • Nib Material: Gold, 14K
  • Vintage: Yes
  • Features: 18K Gold Trim

Vintage Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen #52 1/2v- Super-flex-red Ripple-18k Gf