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Interesting little pen

Posted by Kevin Randle on

I bought this from a collector, it just looked like an interesting old pen. It looks like a 1930 ish lever filler.     But it appears as if it might be an eye dropper conversion.  It has a see through window, a screw on blind cap at the end of the barrel but it also has a press bar ink filler.  When you look through the ink window all you see is the aluminium sleeve, not the ink level.  I can see no other reason why it has an ink window and a blind cap.  The pen fills well and...

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Waterman's Emblem, or is it the 100 year pen, or both.

Posted by Kevin Randle on

This is a lovely big, handsome pen in Black with Gold trim.  At 16 cm. posted it doesn't sound that big, but it is quite 'fat' and it has a huge nib which adds to the feeling of an unusually large pen.  It has a box lever filler and what is often called an 'art deco' clip with that big nib that just says 'Waterman Emblem Pen'.  Its a super writer, flexing from fine to broad, and very smooth.  There is no barrel imprint but it says 'Waterman's made in U.S.A.' on the cap.  I don't think it ever had...

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