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Welcome to the Waterman sales page at Vacumania.  Please note that this website has no sales cart. Most pens shown are singletons, and I sometimes lag with updates noting completed sales.   Please contact me to confirm availability. Payment typically is by Paypal, though Postal Money Order can be done too. Shipping starts at about $9 insured in USA and ranges up with price of pen. International shipping tends to run $25-$50




Pen  4099 K: Waterman Lady Patricia  $415
Early 1930s. Moss Agate Celluoloid Monster NIb

Overall: Excellent
Metal: Exc Color:  Exc
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Nib condition: Exc
Threads: Perfect clarity: Exc

Point: Stub Flex Monster Imprint:  Exc
Size: 4 1/4", 10.7 cm
PRICE: $415
COMMENTS: Waterman offered a range of fountain pens during the early 1930s, offering a different series at nearly each price point, in contrast to Sheaffer and Parker, who tended to offer a wide range of differently priced models within given series.  Lady Patricia was the high quality short-slender version of the oversized Patrician. This one pops. Clean condition and lovely Moss Agate Celluloid. Icing on cake is a broad, flex stub nib that writes a needle thin cross stroke and can give monster width on the downstroke with minimal pressure.


Pen 4097 Waterman Edson:  Stub Double Broad Nib  $715
Overall Grade: Exc
Metal: Exc Color:  Perfect
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Nib condition: NM
Clutch: Perfect clarity: NA
Point: Faaaaat Stub Imprint:  NA
Size: 6" 15.2 cm PRICE: $715
COMMENTS: One of the most attractive of recent fountain pens, this hefty Waterman sports a stub nib that effectively is at least double broad on down strokes, with thin cross lines thanks to the stub effect. Remarkable nib.


Pen 4059 JB:  Waterman 52 V (not 52 1/2 V)  1920s $235 SOLD
Relatively uncommon standard diameter pen in short size. Flex nib

Overall Grade: Exc- NM
Metal: Superb Color:  NA .CLICK FOR LARGER PIC
Nib condition: NM
Threads: Perfect clarity: NA
Point: Fine- FLEX Imprint:  Razor Sharp
Size: 4.375" 11 cm
PRICE: $235
COMMENTS: Waterman black hard rubber is not a core focus for me, though I'm blessed to won a nice range of examples. This one is a bit interesting. Typically we see the long standard 52 and the short/slender/ring-top 52 1/2V in black rubber. This is a short but more tubby 52 V (no "1/2") with clip.  Very crisp condition, looking like new. Perfect color, sharp imprints, clean trim, etc. Oh, and full flex nib that gives Waterman "Pink" a run for money. 


Pen 4074   Waterman #5 Early 1930s $235 SOLD
Black Celluloid. "Red" Nib

Overall Grade: Excellent
Metal: Exc Color:  Perfect
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Nib condition: Exc
Threads: Perfect clarity: NA
Point: Fine Semi-Flex (RED) Imprint:  Exc
Size 5 1/8" 12.9 cm PRICE: $235
COMMENTS: A step down from Patrician, the ealry 1930s #5 shared size and some features with the model 94. The black Celluloid #5 offered Waterman's color-coded nibs along with an inset color disc to match at butt of pen. This one has a "red" keyhole nib, a sweet fine-medium with moderate flexibility (semi-flex+).  Writes a very nice line. Clean condition, collector grade.


Pen 4082 K:  Waterman Emblem Pen  $265
 Late 1940s. Clutch Cap. Excellent. Full Flex nib
Overall Grade: Exc
Metal: Exc Color:  Perfect
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Nib condition: Exc+
Clutch: Perfect clarity: NA
Point: Fine  FLEX Imprint:  Exc
Size: 5 5/4" 13.4 cm PRICE: $265
COMMENTS: Manufactured near the end of the Emblem/Hundred-Year run (1946 or so), Waterman offered clutch-close versions of those venerable names, perhaps a late attempt to catch up with the Parker "51".  This one has a big Waterman Emblem nib that writes a flex nib, based on a thin fine line when not flexed. Smooth writer. Lovely condition. A relatively uncommon standard size version of Emblem, with very stable plastic when done in basic black. 


Pen 4067   1990s Waterman Man 100, black   $195 SOLD

Overall Grade: Near Mint
Metal: NM Color:  Perfect
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Nib condition: NM
Clutch: Perfect clarity: NA
Point: Medium  
Size 5.75" 14.5cm PRICE: $195
COMMENTS: A popular high end out-of-production though relatively recent Waterman. Looks good in basic black. I picked this up as part of a recent near-modern collection, just fitted it with a brand new converter (cartridge/converter pen), ultrasounded the front end for a bit, and enjoyed writing with its smooth medium point.


Pen 4033-K  Waterman Ripple  #7, "Yellow" with Flexible "Yellow" nib . Superb $850 SOLD

Overall Grade: Nearmint
Metal: Superb Color:  Superb .CLICK FOR LARGER PIC
Nib condition: Nearmint
Threads: Perfect clarity: NA
Point: Flex rounded Imprint:  Superb Size: 5 5/8" 14 cm
PRICE: $850
COMMENTS: Waterman's 1920s Ripple series first appeared in 1923. The #7 violated the current numbering system and at heart was a #55, with a color-coded keyhole nib replacing the #5 nib of the 55 and with a color coded band also present at top of cap. Yellow indicated a rounded point (very forgiving to use), and while catalogues cited firm quality for this point, flexible variants do turn up.   This Ripple #7 is a sweet, one of the cleanest #7's I've handled, recognizing I do a bit less with this sort than  do another David, a Bob and a Gary. You will see few vintage pens on this site listed as "nearmint". This one qualifies. Clean trim without brassing. "Molten" razor-sharp Waterman imprinmts. Clean smooth rubber that has not been texturized by t  too much polishing (hits the red and black differently giving a physical ripple to go with the color ripple). The red has the dark terracotta or red ochre look of pen that has not oxidized giving the red a garish orange hue. Everything just pops. The "Yellow" nib is quite flexible as well. I have a couple Ripple pens in my collection (a 56 and a 58 for example), but I don't actively collect Ripple. If I did this would be at heart of collection, simply superb.  This one would b good for a collection that never wants to apologize. If I get free minute I'll add writing sample. 


Pen 4032  Modern Waterman Patrician (1990s Man 100 series) Coral  $520 SOLD

Overall Grade: Nearmint
Metal: Superb Color:  Perfect
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Nib condition: Neramint
Clutch: Perfect clarity: NA
Point: XMedium Imprint:  NA Size: 5 3/4 14.4 cm
PRICE: $520
COMMENTS: Waterman's Man 100 series ran I believe 1980s-1990s. Many variants. The series soemwhat channeled Waterman's cylindrical "flat top" pens made prior to 1940. The Patrician variants had pierced-work cap-bands that reflected the 1930s original Patrician series. Color is Coral for this oen Medium point. Nearmint pen (it has met ink). Converter included. 


Pen 4012  Waterman Edson Ballpoint. Burgundy  $450

Overall Grade: Excellent+
Metal: Excellent+ Color:  NA .CLICK FOR LARGER PIC
Nib condition: NA
Threads: Perfect clarity: NA
Point: NA Imprint:  NA Size: 5 5/8" 14.2cm
PRICE: $450
COMMENTS: Probably Waterman's most impressive fountain pen from the last 30 years, the Edson fountain pen has 18-carat solid gold nib and a translucent lacquer body. This offering includes the early Sapphire, Emerald, and Ruby pens with gold plated caps.  Among the three, blue is most often found, with green and red progressively uncommon.

This one is a ballpoint in burgundy, lightly used, very clean.


Near Modern Waterman:  A bit of this and that.
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A variety of high quality near-modern Watermans. All pictured are fountain pens. All include Waterman converters for these cartridge/converter pens. Most are lightly used. I flushed each extensively and ultrasounded the nib-section assemblies before testing to guarantee good ink-flow and writing. A really nice bunch.


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Tray
Slot
Item # Details
Condition
Nib: Price  
1
3974 Liaison. Black. Fine Point. Smooth writer. Extra fine condition with couple light marks on plastic here and there.
Extra Fine
 F
$225
2 3975 L e'talon. Sterling. Excellent condition. Medium Point. I left the mild patina. If you'd like me to polish to bright silver-white before shipping, please let me know.
NM/Mint F
$300
3 3976 Modern Patrician. Coral. Smooth Fine Point. Nearmint.
NearmintF
$505
SOLD
3 3977 Patrician. Emerald
Mint
$475
SOLD
4 3978 Gentleman. Sterling
Nearmint
 F $235
SOLD
5 3979 Opera. Chased black plastic. Near Mint. Smooth fine point
NM F
$325
6 3980 Carene Anniversary. Black with patterned gold-plated (vermeil?)  cap. Medium-ish point.
Near Mint M
$195

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isaacson@frontiernet.net (yes 2 'nets')

Waterman's  Edson
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COMMENTS:  Probably Waterman's most impressive fountain pen from the last 30 years, Edson has 18-carat solid gold nib and a translucent lacquer body. This offering includes the early Sapphire, Emerald, and Ruby pens with gold plated caps.  Among the three, blue is most often found, with green and red progressively uncommon. Since shooting the photo a few months ago, I've acquired a couple more pens, so not all are illustrated above. Please read below for details of what is available.The red fountain pen has full box set included. I might have another case/box to match to one of the others.
Tray
Slot
Item # Details
Condition
Nib: Price  
1
3911 Blue Fountain Pen with GP cap (at left)
Near Mint
 Fine
$650
SOLD
2 3912 Red Fountain Pen with GP cap. Factory Original (fully marked) broad Stub Nib. Monster writer. Includes original blue case, pamphlets and white outer box.
Near Mint Stub
$795
SOLD
3
3913 Red Ball Point (shown below the other pens)
Near Mint
  $425
4 3914 Blue Fountain Pen with GP cap. Special Nib: Double broad stub,  re-tip by Jon or Greg. Monster writer.
Near Mint BBS
$650
SOLD
5 3915 Green Fountain Pen with GP cap. (not shown in image). Medium Point
Near Mint M
$650
SOLD
6 3916 Green Roller Ball (not shown in image)
Near Mint
$450
SOLD
7 3917 Green Ball Point 
Near Mint
$415
8
3918 Spare Nib/section assembly. Factory original  blue Oblique Broad (looks double broad oblique). Hard to find.


$475
9
3919 Spare Nib/section assembly. Factory original blue fine point


$385

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The Tray 1002: Various  Near-Modern Watermans
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COMMENTS:  A variety of Waterman pens, including Laison, Carene, L'etalon and more.


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Slot
Item # Model:  
Details
Nib: Price:  
1
3642 Waterman Liaison Rollerball. Woodgrain Hard Rubber. Nearmint-mint


$195
2 3643 Waterman Carene Deluxe Fountain Pen: Black with Sterling Cap. Nearmint


$215
3 3644 Waterman Carene Ballpoint Nearmint-mint

$75
4 3645 Waterman Carene Ballpoint Nearmint-mint

$75
5 3646 Waterman Carene Ballpoint. Nearmint-mint

$75
6 3647 Waterman L'Etalon Ballpoint. Nearmint-mint

$95
7 3648 Waterman (modern) 100-Year Pencil. Nearmint-mint

$60
8 3649 Waterman Expert II Roller Ball. Burgundy. Extra Fine condition with mild signs of usage

$45
9 3650 Waterman Expert II Ballpoint. Black Nearmint-mint

$45
10 3651 Waterman Expert II Ballpoint. Brushed metal. Nearmint-mint

$60

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 Tray 1011: Waterman Harmonie and more.
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COMMENTS:   Harmonie is an affordable Waterman, with quality and attractive finish, though it lacks solid gold nib. Out of production.


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Slot
Item # Model:  (All Pelikan) and Condition
Details
Nib: Price:  
1
3729 Harmonie Fountain Pen.

Medium
$65 Sold
2 3730 Harmonie Roller Ball.


$40
3 3731 Harmonie Fountain Pen.

Fine
$65
4 3732 Harmonie Roller Ball.


$40
5 3733 Harmonie Roller Ball.


$40
6 3734 Harmonie Ballpoint.


$40
7 3735 Harmonie Fountain Pen.

Fine
$65 Sold
8 3736 Harmonie Ballpoint.


$40
9 3737 Ici Et La Fountain Pen. Silver Pearl Finish

Medium. SIlver tone
$40
10 3738 Ici Et La Fountain Pen. Golden Pearl Finish

Fine. Gold stone
$40

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Pen 3445:  Waterman Ink-Vue (mid 1930s) $775
Celluloid True Dealer Demonstrator. HIgh Flex "Red" Nib.

Overall Grade: Fair-Good cap. Exc Barrel.
Metal: Good Color:  Excellent
Nib condition: Exc
Threads: Perfect clarity: Excellent
Point: high flex med Imprint: Excellent Size: 5 1/18" 13 cm
PRICE: $775
COMMENTS: Waterman's Ink-Vue (whose mechanism eventually spread to other Waterman lines) was released in Copper Ray, Emerald Ray, and Silver Ray colors, the series aimed it seems at Parker's Vacumatic. Deluxe variants with triple cap-band also were made. Released perhaps one per thousand typical pens were true dealer Demonstrators, done wholly in clear celluloid (all found now have at least a yellow tint, and I cannot say if they had the yellow cast at time of issue). These were not clear pens released to public as today are so many pens opportunistically labelled "demonstrator". This was the real deal, meant for dealers alone to illustrate the filling mechanism before selling typical pens to customers.  I've seen fewer than ten during the last thirteen years looking,  and some of those had replacement black cap.

This one is intact though has some points of roughness. The barrel all around is in great shape. The nib is a killer full flex Wateman "RED" keyhole style nib, more flexible than some Pink nibs I've seen.  I likely should yank the nib and place a common point, but I'd prefer not to tamper with this fragile pen.   Sac has been removed to preserve barrel color.

The barrel is personalized, as per the picture.  The cap trim is rough (would polish to look better, but I wanted you to see it at its worst). Of note, there are significant internal stress cracks to the inner cap (the inner layer of celluloid at top half of cap) that do not externalize and which have been stable for the decade I've owned the pen. Further photos will be offered of that shortly.

The pen is intact, it is rare and dwarfs ths scarcity of some currently popular Demonstrators such as are found in the Parker "51" and Sheaffer Snorkel series.  Why to sell?  Well, after ten years I found a second, still with nib grade sticker. Otherwise this would stay with me.

Pen 2456 Waterman Laureat?   $50
A near-modern Waterman cartridge filler (likely converter fill,too)

Overall Grade:  ExcXf
Metal: Exc Color:  Perfect CLICK FOR LARGER PIC
Nib condition: Exc
Clutch  MInt clarity: NA
Point:  M-B Nib Imprint:  NA Size: 5 1/8" 13 cm
PRICE: $50 
COMMENTS:  Hey, what can i say? Darn thing showed up in a pile of pens i purchased. Not my usual focus. Has ribbed gripping section and smooth nib marked "medium" that to me seems more between Medium and Broad.




Reminder:  There is no E-cart. Please email me  to confirm availability and payment at
isaacson@frontiernet.net (yes 2 'nets')




Please contact me to confirm availability. Payment typically is by Paypal, though Postal Money Order can be done too. Shipping starts at about $9 insured in USA and ranges up with price of pen. International shipping tends to run $25-$50
Contact: isaacson@frontiernet.net