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Vintage Founatin Pens Heritage from 1880s to 1970s | Waterman
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Set of 2 including Fountain Pen & a Thermometer Case
was £499.99
now £449.99 old ink pens
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~ Set of 2 including Fountain Pen & a Thermometer Case ~

~ Comes with a Waterman's Paper Case ~

~ DOCTOR'S Pen - Georgous SOLID WHITE Pen ~

~ Chrome Plated Trim ~ Waterman's 14ct Gold Nib ~ c1930s ~

~ Ink Sac Fitted, Serviced, Nice Overall Condition ~ 

vintage pen overview summary

Up here for auction is the Waterman's IDEAL DOCTOR'S Pen set, which was manufactured in Canada circa 1930s. This pen sets includes 1 fountain pens and a THERMOMETER CASE. The set comes with a Waterman paper case, in nice fair condition. This Waterman's IDEAL DOCTOR'S pen set is in nice condition. It is in SOLID WHITE, with chrome plated trim. The set bears MILITARY POCKET CLIP. The pens bear a Waterman 14ct gold nib. A new sac has been fitted. The lever filling system is in good working order. This Waterman's is a classic elegance and has been produced to the highest standards of carftsmanship. This would make an excellent gift to treat yourself or for someone special.

fountain pen summary details
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detailed anatomy pen
Model: Waterman's DOCTOR'S pen - Canada
Colour: White
Overall Length: 4-5/8 inches
Date Manufactured: Circa 1930s
Filler Type: Lever
Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced, polished and tested for full functionality
fountain pen history

     The Waterman Pen Company was established in 1883 in New York City by Lewis Waterman. Waterman's improvement on basic pen design and aggressive marketing played a vital role in making the fountain pen a mass-market object. The essential novelty of Waterman's first fountain pens was the feed, for which his first pen-related patent was granted in 1884. By 1899, Lewis Waterman opened a factory in Montreal was was offering a variety of designs. 

     Waterman's opened subsidiaries in Europe to meet international demand. A Waterman Fountain pen won the Medal of Excellence at the 1900 Paris World Exposition. In 1901, upon Waterman's death, his nephew took the business overseas and increased sales to 350,000 pens per year. 

     Waterman's fountain pen was extremely desirable. The Treaty of Versailles was signed using a solid gold Waterman pen, by Prime Minister David Lloyd George.

fountain pen cap THE CAP
Material: White plastics
Top Ring: Chrome plated
Top Jewel: Chrome plated flat top
Trim Pattern: TRIPLE chrome plated cap band; Polished.
Pocket Clip: Chrome plated pocket clip; Engraves 'WATERMAN'S'
Cap Screw: Smooth
Work Done: The whole cap has been gently hand polished to restore its shiny condition.
fountain pen gold nib THE NIB
Material: 14ct solid gold
Grade: Medium
Condition of Feed : Excellent & clean
Work Done: The nib and feed has been cleaned to remove dried ink and residuals. The nib has been polished to restore its shiny condition.
Imprint: N/A
End Jewel: N/A
Screw with Filler: Push type
Screw with Cap: Smooth
Lever: The lever is polished to restore its shiny condition. The lever is very smooth and easy to raise.
Work Done: The barrel has been gently hand polished to restore shiny colour with the imprint masked
fountain pen barrel
pen barrel
Type: Lever
Imprint: N/A
Ink Storage: Small - Medium storage; Easy to handle filling mechanism
Work Done: A new ink sac has been fitted. Talcum powder has been applied on the ink sac to prevent it sticking with the inner wall of the barrel. The ink sac and the filler mechanism has been tested to ensure its full working order.
Functionality: Good
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