An eyedropper model number 12 pen circa 1910 and in perfect condition with a chased pattern of spaced apart waves on the polished plain black vulcanite.
A material developed in about 1840 produced from rubber by vulcanization processes that eventually became known as ebonite, named so by Thomas Handcock, an English gentleman.
The ball end Clip Cap fixed pocket clip is of the 1905 design, plated in silver it is engraved September 26 1905 and patented 1910.
To acquire a model 12 Watermans of this period, over 100 years old and still in mint condition is quite exceptional.
The gold Watermans New York Ideal type 2 authentic nib is a fine to medium point size. Not merely a classic fountain pen, but also a piece of history.