Waterman 0504 – WET NOODLE

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Waterman 0504 Eyedropper – Wet Noodle  (See Price Here)

Here is an example of the some the superb quality that Waterman could produce. This is a rare 0504 with gold filled repousse gold-filled overlay. There is little to no brassing on the pen. No dings. By the breather hole in the cap there is a spot where the overlay was chipped, but that is the only defect I could really find. The “0504” on the back of the barrel is still readable though worn some. Cap holds tight. The black hard rubber section and end are still very black. It has the initials “W.A.B.” in a lovely script engraved on its side. The 14kt. Waterman #4 is just a delight to use. It’s not a paintbrush flex nib, but it is so responsive and soft that it really makes flex writing easy. It’s almost dip nib like. Just look how precise the flex can be even within a 5mm square. It writes decently smooth for how fine it is (XXF) and takes just a little bit of pressure to get a larger line. If you are looking for huge flex, this probably isn’t your pen. But if you are looking for quality, crisp flex, this is a great pen. Plus, as a rare, top of the line Waterman of its day, it is highly collectable.  (See Price Here) 

SIZE:  4 5/8″ Capped

NIB: Waterman #4., XXF to BBB (0.2mm-1.6mm),  WET NOODLE (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Eyedropper

CONDITION: Excellent

Restration Work:

  • Pen (barrel, section, nib, feed, & cap) thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Nib polished and tuned to write smoothly
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned and adjusted for optimal flow
  • GF overlay buffed and polished
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

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