Waterman Past and Present


 by: Max Davis & Gary Lehrer

There are two versions of the book. The original is the hardcover version. It contains three chapters (pens; boxes; ink) and has been sold out for several years now.

There is also a smaller size soft cover version now available which contains only the chapter on pens, by far the most popular part of the book (it excludes the chapters about Waterman boxes and Waterman ink bottles).

  • 125 Years of Waterman pens viewed in pictures
  • The book price is $39.95 *Plus shipping
  • The book size is 6 3/4″ x 9″ and contains 110 pages
  • Can be personalized if exact requested text is sent with the order (use the “Comments” box).

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Waterman Past and Present

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A comprehensive new book, looking at the first 60 years of Waterman Pen Company products, advertising, and ephemera. With thousands of superb color reproductions, this is the definitive picture book for fountain pen collectors, ink bottle enthusiasts, ephemera lovers, and those interested in the history of writing instruments.
A huge number of the items pictured have never before been photographed and published for collectors and historians.  Established in 1883, Waterman is one of the few fountain pen manufacturers that still exists today. Waterman Past and Present (The First Six Decades), by Max Davis & Gary Lehrer.  240 pages.  Hardbound.

  • 125 Years of the Waterman Company history viewed in pictures
  • 125 #’d & Signed Limited Editions in special sleeve, @ $139.00*
  • Regular Hard Cover Edition, @ $99.00*
  • Coffee Table Size – 11″ x 8.25″     *Plus shipping

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