Waterman France C/F (CF) GOLD fountain pen
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1957 Waterman C/F (CF) GOLD First Cartridge 18K Gold Fountain Pen In Box Item ID: WAT-005

1957 Waterman C/F (CF) GOLD First Cartridge 18K Gold Fountain Pen In Box

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WATERMAN C/F (Cartridge Filler)

Manufacturer/Model: Waterman's/(C/F)/France
Year of production: 1957-58 
Filling system: Cartridge filler (First Waterman's CF pen)
Nib: Solid 18K 750 gold, EF extra fine size 
Material: Body gold plate 
Length (pen closed): 135mm

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The Waterman C/F pen, standing for "Cartridge Filler", was the first global fountain pen with the "new" revolutionary disposable cartridge filling system. Even though cartridges existed almost 100 years ago before this pen, it was Waterman's who first made the truly global cartridge fountain pen that worked. There was another company Atomica from Italy who made a cartridge pen the year before, but their market was marginal compared to this pen. The pen is a unique modern design, hard to believe that is made 60 years ago, design that followed the space age and sleek car designs at the time. The original C/F was launched in USA in 1953, this model is same, but was produced in France after 1957 as the US model was discontinued. This is a rare version fully gold plated. The fountain pen features a stunning wing nib, solid 18K gold, EF extra fine size perfectly smooth and fine writing. This nib is constant and clean, so perfect for writing small typeface letters like in pocket notebooks. This is a perfect traveler pen, compact, easy to use, clean pen. The pen is ergonomically perfect, heavy with great grip, balance and feel in the hand. The pen is in absolute NOS new old stock condition, no signs of use, no dings, no scratches, no gold ware off, perfect cosmetic and functional condition. The pen is marked "Waterman's C/F" on the cap and "Made in France" and "J02514" serial number on the barrel. The pen comes in its original box with with instructions for use and care.


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