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This 52 1/2V is in very nice overall condition.  The pen has vibrant, consistant color on the barrel and cap.  The gold-filled cap top, cap band and lever are all in good condition with minimal wear.  The barrel has a crisp and clear WATERMAN'S IDEAL FOUNTAIN PEN imprints, as shown.  The cap and barrel have minimal wear.   This lovely 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 GF Cap Red Ripple Fountain Pen

  • Brand and Year:    

    Waterman's c. 1920's


    52 1/2V

    Filling System:



    Red and black ripple pattern


    4 5/16" 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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