Waterman Carene Glossy Red

With its semi-metallic red finish and bright rhodium trim, the Waterman Carene Glossy Red fountain pen is a vibrant writer. Although it may look like a cherry red color, the lacquer appears more of a pearlized fuschia-red in person. Its smooth nib and affordable price make this one of the best values for a Waterman pen, and the Glossy Red provides an interesting twist on a classic.

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Carène means "hull" in French, and the Waterman Carene fountain pen sports an elegantly streamlined design that suggests the sleek lines of a racing yacht. The smooth-writing 18k inlaid nib adds to the appeal of these writing instruments, which also offer excellent value for the price.

In French Carene means to incline to one side, like a ship under sail. Looking at the Carene from a side view, you can see the way its uniquely tapered shape appears to mimic a leaning boat. The curvaceous spring-loaded rhodium clip adds to the feeling of motion, as does the racy red color.

The Carene Glossy Red is a mid-size pen that will be a comfortable fit for most users. It can be filled using international size ink cartridges, such as the Pelikan and J. Herbin cartridges we carry, or can be filled with any bottled fountain pen ink using the included converter.

Take a closer look at the barrel detail. Notes of pink come through the reddish finish. The Waterman name is engraved in the rhodium cap band, demonstrating great attention to detail.

A rhodium-plated clip imprinted with the Waterman trademark allows the Carene Glossy Red to be easily affixed to a shirt pocket. Smooth, rounded cap ends match the sleek, movement-oriented style of the Carene model.
The 18k solid gold rhodium-plated inlaid nib is known for its smooth writing characteristics, and is imprinted with the Waterman trademark to match the clip.


These 18k nibs are well-suited to customizations such as Cursive Italic and Left Oblique. 
Additional Carene nib units are available for individual sale and are easily interchangeable at home.

Each pen is packaged in an elegant Waterman gift box and comes with starter cartridges.

Measurements & Specifications

Closed Length 5.7"
Posted Length 5.8"
Barrel Length 5"
Barrel Diameter 0.5"
Section Diameter 0.3"
Ink Capacity 1.3 ml
Filling System Cartridge-Converter
Cap Type Snap
Clip With Clip
Cartridge Capacity 1.3 ml
Converter Capacity 0.5 ml
Postable Postable
Pen Weight 33.4 g
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