Waterman C/F Gold Plate Barleycorn Fountain PenNear Mint No Reserve !!! The Waterman C/F of 1953 was the pen that introduced the modern plastic ink cartridge. Styled by famed automotive designer Harley Earl, it proved a great success. The 1950s were a bad time for Waterman in the USA, so most American C/F pens were economy models, more often than not fitted with steel nibs. Pens sold by Waterman France, by contrast, were typically metal-covered, and into the 1980s competed in design, quality, and price with such higher-end pens as the Parker 75. A Vintage Waterman C/F Gold Plate Barleycorn Fountain Pen. 14K Gold nib, engraved "14K" It appears to be a Fine point. The cap band is engraved "Waterman - Plaque OR G", and the barrel band is engraved "Made in France". Both bands have a Gold Hallmark. Stylish nib design, the gold portion is on both sides and surrounds the black central portion. Measures 5 1/4". Does not appear to have ever been inked. No filling system comes with this pen. These C/F's can accept Sheaffer slim cartridges. T is a serial # on the rear of the grip section. Near Mint condition. The pen has no dings, dents or serious scratches. Insured Shipping, to US addresses only, is an additional $8.39 (US Mail w/Delivery Confirmation). Insured Shipping to Canada is $8.99. International Bidders: We will ship internationally, for a flat fee of $13.95, which includes insurance. Please note: Due to the additional paperwork and extra time to mail, we will only mail International on Tuesdays and Fridays. Winning bidder must prepay prior to shipping. Our preferred method of payment is PayPal , however, MO or Check (may have to clear before shipping) is also acceptable. Orders paid for before 12:00 pm ET, Monday thru Friday, will be shipped that day. Depending on the winner's feedback and PayPal history, we reserve the right to deny payments from PayPal, when a "unconfirmed" shipping address is provided. Bid with confidence, check our feedback, and be assured that you will receive unparalleled customer service, i.e. Prompt answer to "ask the seller a question"
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