Name: Vintage Waterman Ideal No.5 Red Ripple Fountain Pen
Type: Fountain Pen
Colour: Red Ripple with Gold Trim
Material: Hardenned Rubber
Nib: Waterman IDEAL 14k Keyhole Nib - Oblique Medium (OM)
Filling System: Lever-Filled Fountain Pen
A rare and beautiful Vintage Waterman No.5 fountain pen in red ripple effect with an extremely rare 14k gold keyhole OM Nib. OM meaning an Oblique Medium, which writes with a large degree of flex and line variation.
The fountain pen is in excellent condition.
The pen has been taken apart, cleaned, polished and fully restored by Grand Vision Pens.
All our pens come Grand Vision Guaranteed: guaranteed to write beautifully out of the box and to provide long lasting writing service.
There are no major imperfections to note, no chips cracks or engravings
The pen has only light sings of wear, micro-scratches present, and the imprint is considerably faded, but otherwise it is an extremely good example, close to perfect.
Writing Style & Nib Appraisal
The nib has been tuned to ensure smooth writing experience.
The nib is a medium oblique, smooth and responsive, the 'keyhole' breather hole gives the tines extended flex, and the pen writes with a good degree of line variation.
Recommended for everyday use, calligraphy, greeting cards, signatures, journaling, and all forms of appropriate use.
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