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A Metallurgical Question

waterman new york nibs

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Posted 12 August 2015 - 05:51

I've collected a number of old ringtops and I notice that the gold New York Ideal nibs have a rainbow coloration over all or part of their surface; one Canada nib has it over the lower tines, but not the later nibs.
It looks like a reaction to the ink I'm using (mostly Bungbox Eel - I'm besotted with the color) and I wonder if it indicates that Waterman slightly changed its alloy when it applied for its patent.
Any guesses what's going on?

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