Waterman 52 1/2V – SUPER FLEX (SOLD)

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Waterman 52 1/2V  – Super Flex  (On Ebay)

This is a very nice Waterman 52 1/2 V. In the Waterman numbering system, “1/2” stands for a thinner profile and the “V” stands for vest pen. The barrel of this pen is near mint. It is jet black, crisp chasing and imprints, and the lever looks almost brand new. The cap, however, has faded a little. It would still look quite black if the barrel wasn’t so black. Chasing is still good on the cap. The 14kt. #2 Waterman nib is a nice XF with super flex ability. It can get a little finicky with some inks and railroad some before it reaches it’s full potential. But even when flexed conservatively, the responsive nib makes flex writing quite easy.

SIZE:  4 1/4″ Capped

NIB: Waterman #2, XF to BBB (0.3mm-1.8mm)  SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Excellent

Restration Work:

  • Pen thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Nib polished and tuned to write smoothly
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned and adjusted for optimal flow
  • New sac installed
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

 

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Wahl-Eversharp Skyline – Super Flex! (SOLD)

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Wahl-Eversharp Skyline – Super Flex – (On Ebay)

The Skyline is one of the most interesting and iconic pen designs there is. Designed to be reminiscent of a locomotive, it may be a little strange in appearance but it feels fantastic in the hand. This Skyline is made of black celluloid with gold filled trim. There is some very light scratching of the body, but I have buffed and polished it. There is some plate loss on the lever and some pitting on the edges of the clip. Otherwise, the pen is in great condition. The 14kt. Eversharp nib is a very smooth fine with a wet, juicy feed that flexes all the way up to 2.0mm. A nice super flex nib on a great pen.

SIZE:  5 1/4″ Capped

NIB: Eversharp 14kt., F to BBB (0.4mm-2.0mm) SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Good

Restoration Work:

  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned
  • Nib and feed adjusted for optimal flow
  • New sac installed
  • Pen thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Body buffed for scratches
  • Body and trim cleaned and polished
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

 

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Eagle Pencil Co. Pen – Super Flex (SOLD)

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Eagle Pencil Co. Pen – SUPER FLEX (On Ebay)

This Eagle Pencil Co. Pen actually has an Aiken Lambert cap. Both are black chased hard rubber but the chasing patterns are different. The hard rubber is in very good condition throughout the pen. Very black with little fading or wear on the chasing. The clip is pat. 1905 and has some plate loss. The Eagle lever has shows some wear. The 14kt. Eagle nib is a nice, wet medium with super flex ability. The feed is plenty juicy so it has no trouble keeping up. The nib is responsive enough to be a super flex despite it being as broad as it is.

SIZE:  4 3/4″ Capped

NIB: Eagle 14kt., M-BBB (0.6mm-1.8mm)  SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Fair

Restration Work:

  • Pen thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Nib polished and tuned to write smoothly
  • Nib and feed adjusted for optimal flow
  • New sac installed
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

 

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Mabie Todd Swan Red Mottled – Super Flex (SOLD)

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Mabie Todd Swan Red Mottled- Super Flex (On Ebay)

Here is a made in England Mabie Todd “Swan” Self-Filler in red mottled hard rubber. The pen is in excellent condition. There is minimal fading of the hard rubber. The lever has a little bit of brassing, but not much. Imprints are all very clear and crisp. The nib is a very flexy 14kt. Mabie Todd nib (I think it’s a #2, but I forgot to check before reinserting it) that goes from a fine 0.5mm all the way up to 2.1mm. The nib writes very smoothly and flexes just as smoothly.

SIZE:  5 1/8″ Capped

NIB: Mabie Todd Swan #2, F to BBB (0.5mm-1.8mm)  SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Excellent

Restration Work:

  • Pen thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Nib polished and tuned to write smoothly
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned and adjusted for optimal flow
  • New sac installed
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

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Waterman 52 (Italic Nib) – Medium Flex (SOLD)

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Waterman 52 (Italic Nib) – Medium Flex  (On Ebay)

The BCHR on this Waterman 52 has faded to a brown as you can see. The chasing is worn but visible. Imprints are pretty decent. The lever is in good condition, but the box around it has some plate loss. It is also missing the clip on the cap, and there are some light marks on the top of the cap (possible bite marks). The 14kt. Waterman #2 italic nib is fantastic. Quite crisp for how fine it is but still pretty smooth. The feed is plenty wet, and the nib flexes nicely up 1.4mm. A great writing pen that will really add character to your writing.

SIZE:  5 1/4″ Capped

NIB: Waterman #2, Italic F to BB (0.6mm-1.4mm),  Medium Flex  (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Fair

Restration Work:

  • Pen (barrel, section, nib, feed, & cap) thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Nib and trim polished
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned
  • Nib and feed tuned to write smoothly and with optimal flow
  • Test driven for at least a week to insure quality

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Wahl Silver & Gold Ring Top – Super Flex (SOLD)

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Wahl Silver & Gold Ring Top – Super Flex (On Ebay)

Here is a gorgeous two tone Wahl ring top. The gold/siver two tone look is stunning. Overall, the pen is in very good condition with one exception. The ring top is missing from the pen (see pic). Otherwise, the pen is beautiful. I found one little ding under the lever, but that is about it. There is not a lot of wear to the gold and silver throughout. The Wahl #2 nib is a smooth XF with super flex ability. It is quite responsive and goes quite easily up to 1.7mm. Gorgeous little pen.

SIZE:  3 3/4″ Capped

NIB: Wahl #2, XF to BB (0.3mm-1.7mm) SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Good

Restration Work:

  • Pen thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Body thoroughly polished with jeweler’s cloth.
  • Nib polished and tuned to write smoothly.
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned and adjusted for optimal flow
  • New sac installed
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

 

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Waterman 52 1/2V Cardinal Red – SUPER FLEX (SOLD)

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Waterman 52 1/2V Cardinal Red – Super Flex  (On Ebay)

This is a nice little Waterman 52 1/2 V in Cardinal Red hard rubber. The red hard rubber is fairly rare in Waterman’s, and these pens have quite a retro look about them. This pen is in pretty good condition. Imprints are worn but you can see them. The gold-filled trim is in very good condition with little to no brassing that I can find. The nib is a nice wet, soft, and very smooth fine that flexes up 1.8mm. A very pretty Waterman with super flex ability.

SIZE:  4 1/4″ Capped

NIB: Waterman #2, F to BBB (0.4mm-1.8mm)  SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Good

Restration Work:

  • Pen thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Nib polished and tuned to write smoothly
  • New lever box installed
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned and adjusted for optimal flow
  • New sac installed
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

 

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