Nib: Account 14k Gold, Waterman's Ideal Canada No.2
Waterman's 52 1/2 V, Black chased hard rubber, Lever-fill with wide cap band
G/F trim Measures 451/4 ' capped.
* Slight crack in lever-box but fills fine, slight brassing on clip & band
Hard rubber dominated fountain pen manufacture up until the mid-1920s, and remained in wide use into the 1930s. Yet because of its vulnerability to light, most old hard rubber is now found in a more or less faded state.