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This classic looking Conklin Crescent Filler model 4NL (size 4 nib, "Non-Leakable model) fountain pen is in nice, clean condition with nice chasing, a minimal amount of discoloration and no cracks or personalization.  The barrel and cap have some light surface scratches and wear. The barrel imprints are readable, as shown.  The crescent mechanism is in lovely condition, as shown.  The pen has ben cleaned, a new ink sac installed and it has been ink tested.


Restoration Work:
  • The cap has been brush cleaned
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned & polished
  • New ink sac installed with 100% pure medical grade talc
  • The pen has been lightly polished
  • The pen has been water and ink tested
  • This pen is ready to use

Vintage Conklin BCHR 4NL Crescent Filler Fountain Pen

  • Brand and Year:    

    L.E. Waterman Company, New York  - c. 1920's


    4NL - (4 = #4 size nib, NL = "Non-Leakable" model)

    Filling System:



    Black chased hard rubber


    5 7/16" long


    Medium Flex - The #4 size Waterman Ideal 14k gold nib is in excellent condition with crisp, clear imprints and ample tipping material.  This is a flexible nib, not to the level of a wet noodle, it did provide considerable line variation during its ink testing.  A photo of the ink test has been provided for reference.

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