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WATERMAN "PHILEAS" fountain pen - flecked blue with gold coloured inlays and engravings inspired by Art Deco - rare and collectible because this model is no longer in production

Lot reference 16946657

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Mid-1900s - in very good condition - working

Waterman Phileas flecked blue fountain pen The name of this pen refers to Phileas Fogg, the aviator hero of the 1870s Jules Verne novel "Around the world in 80 days."
The style of this pen is inspired by the 1930s era Art Deco.
Two-tone steel nib, no central hole, engraved “Waterman”, “Paris”, the Waterman logo and a decorative Art Deco engraving.
A gold coloured band was included on the base of the nib’s body.
The top and bottom of the cap are black with a clamp on each side and finishing in gold.
Engraved “Waterman” and “France” on the sides on the external base of the cap.
Engraved “Waterman” on the top of the clip in golden colour, right on the cap in tone-on-tone.
The body of the pen has a black removable extremity which would seem finished with a gold colour ring in the widest part and has a tone-on-tone engraving pattern inspired by Art Deco.
Ink refill cartridge (not included).
Pressure cap opening.
In good condition
Working.
With original slipcase.
Ca. mid 1990s.
Rare and collectible because this model has been discontinued.
Historical notes: the American Lewis Edson WATERMAN (1837-1901), a professional insurer and founder in 1884 in the United States and more precisely in New York of WATERMAN S.A. factory of luxury fountain pens with headquarters in Paris, France, to his is attributed the ultimate solution to prevent wasting ink in fountain pens. His invention, patented in 1884, was to add a hole at the tip of the pen so as to let in air.
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