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#1 kkhardwarestore

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Posted 01 April 2007 - 18:57

I have searched around some and have found no information here about the Waterman Safety Pen. I have posted pictures of mine and would like to know if it is worth having restored, or if I should just leave it alone. Thanks, Tom

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#2 jpolaski

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Posted 01 April 2007 - 20:59

Waterman safety pens are, at least IMHO well worth the restoration. In fact, I'm searching for one right now. When fixed they are airplane proof always wet writers with an amazing ink capacity. Yours looks like it might need some nib work on top of the cork seal. It seems that someone in that poor pen's life forgot to retract the nib before recapping sad.gif

Good luck with it


Oh, and let me know if you want to get rid of it wink.gif
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#3 Vintagepens

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 02:49

You might want to take a look at the Retracting-Nib Safety Pens profile over at www.vintagepens.com.

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 12:21

Are all Waterman safety pens likely to have flex nibs or it varies?

#5 Uncle Red

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 21:03

They are likely to have a nib with some flexibility but they can have rigid nibs too. You need to look at each one on case-by-case basis.

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 16:56

Hmm…case-by-case basis for other safety pens too I guess?
It seems to tell me I need more practice in recognizing a flex…heehee

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 18:27

Yes, no brand made their nibs exclusively flexible.