Waterman 12 Red Mottled – Super Flex (SOLD)

Waterman 12 Red Mottled – Super Flex  (On Ebay)

Here is a very nice Waterman 12 in red mottled hard rubber. The latest patent date on the pen is 1903. There is a bit of fading on the hard rubber, but overall it still has good color. The imprints on the pen are good and crisp. The pen came to me with a Mercantile accommodation clip that I will pass on to the buyer, but this pen did not have a clip originally. The 14kt. Waterman #2 is the original older style Waterman nib, and it is lovely. It is a soft, smooth writing F that is wet but not gushing. It has significant flex to it. While it is just a hair too stiff to be a “wet noodle,” it has wet noodle like range of flex going from 0.4mm to a huge 1.9mm (F – BBB+). The nib is also nicely responsive. Overall, this is a beautiful, hundred plus year old Waterman eyedropper.

SIZE:  5 1/4″ Capped

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

FILLING: Eye-Dropper

CONDITION: Excellent

Restration Work:

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

 

 

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