Waterman #7 Pink Nib


Pen #20 is a 1921 Waterman in a beautiful Red Ripple. It’s a #7 lever-filler with a “Pink” color-coded nib and matching band at the top of the cap. Waterman produced 10 nib “colors” for the #7 pen: red, green, purple, pink, blue, yellow, brown, grey, black, and white (an example of the “white” has yet to be found). Each “color” corresponded to the style of the nib.  The “Pink” is usually “fine/triple-flexible” with the highest flexibility of all the nibs, and is very popular these days. Color coded nibs were used by Waterman in other pens such as the #5, Ink-Vue, #32, 92, 94, and others.  The #7 is the largest and combined with its flexibility is what makes this nib so desirable and coveted by collectors and users alike: a holy grail of pendom!

Waterman Pink

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2 Comments

  1. Jeremy Smith
    Posted January 12, 2018 at 11:39 pm | Permalink

    Hi I’m interested in pen number 20, the Waterman with the pink nib. Could you tell me what your asking for it?

    • Gary Lehrer
      Posted January 15, 2018 at 11:58 am | Permalink

      Hi Jeremy, thanks for writing. A Waterman #7 with a “Pink” triple-flexible nib. in near mint condition, sells these days for $1,200+. I am very sorry, the one pictured (#20) has already sold. Gary

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