Waterman 52 – Super Flex (SOLD)

Waterman 52 – Super Flex (On Ebay)

Here is a Waterman 52 in BCHR. The BCHR is browned to a dark brown and the chasing is worn and pretty smooth, though mostly visible. The nickel trim looks to be in good condition. I’m guessing this pen is from a French market with an after factory nickel band that is quite distinctive. The original lever was either lost or removed and instead replaced with a made in France Waterman “Ideal” accommodation clip. These clips are rather valuable in and of themselves and are gorgeous in my opinion. If you look close you can see a black stripe on the body just below the cap likely because this cap was a replacement. It is still a genuine 52 cap and threads beautifully. The 14kt. Waterman #2 nib is a very wet writing F (0.4mm) that has some nice springy flex up to near BBB (1.7mm). Very classy looking vintage Waterman with some nice flex.

SIZE:  5 3/8″ Capped

NIB: 14kt. Waterman #2, XF to BB (0.4mm-1.7mm),  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
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned
  • Nib and feed adjusted for optimal flow
  • New sac installed
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

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