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This 52 1/2V is in very nice overall condition with no cracks or personalization.  The pen has good coloring color on the barrel with the cap being a smidgen lighter.  The gold-filled cap band, ring top and lever are all in good condition with minimal wear.  The barrel imprints on the midsection and barrel end are clearly readable, as shown.  The cap and barrel have light wear, some light surface scratches and a few small marks.   This classic Waterman pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac installed, it has been ink tested and it's ready for use.


Restoration Work:

  • The pen has been fully disassembled for cleaning
  • The cap has been brush cleaned
  • Nib and feed have been ultrasonically cleaned
  • A new ink sac has been installed with 100% pure medical grade talcum powder
  • The pen has been water and ink tested
  • The pen has been lightly polished
  • This pen is ready to use

Waterman 52 1/2V Fine Flex Nib Hard Rubber Fountain Pen

  • Brand and Year:    

    Waterman's c. 1920's


    52 1/2V

    Filling System:



    Black hard rubber


    4 1/4" long (not including the ring top)


    Fine Flex Waterman Ideal 14k gold.   Excellent condition with ample tipping material.  This is a medium flex nib, providing a fine-to-broad line variation during its ink testing.  A photo of the ink test has been provided for reference.

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