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Parker 51 Duo Fountain Pen + Ballpoint

Stock number: 5792

Parker 51 Duo Fountain Pen + Ballpoint

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Fine nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Black with rolled gold cap
c1962

£235.00
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Here we have a Parker 51 Duo of fountain pen and ballpoint. Parker extended the “51”range to include Duo sets with the addition of the ballpoint in the UK around 1956. The sets were understandably very popular at the time. However, unusually this particular duo example in black with rolled gold cap was made in Argentina in the late 1950’s/early 60’s for the South American market. The aerometric (squeezebox) filler unit states “Parker Industria Argentina” with the Parker logo. The fine point nib states “Parker Octanium Industria Argentina”. The advantage of the Octanium nib is its resistance to wear and its strength. Thus it has a firm point which some prefer to a gold nib. The cap text on both fountain pen and ballpoint states “Industria Argentina” and the Parker logo. Both cap crowns carry a black tassie. The ballpoint takes modern Parker refills and has a blue medium refill in place. The fountain pen measures 139mm with cap on and 150mm with cap on barrel end. The ballpoint length is 127mm. Condition is good with very minor age wear. A classic Parker set to either add to a collection, present as a gift or to have for personal everyday use if you prefer a firm nib and a fine point. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you will also be able to select your payment method.

Source: Parker “51” – David and Mark Shepherd.

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Parker Duofold New Style

Stock number: 5162

Parker Duofold New Style

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Medium nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Classic Black Rolled Gold Trim
c1946

£75.00
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This stylish Parker Duofold vintage fountain pen was made in England at Parker’s Newhaven plant. On its launch in 1946 Parker called it the “New Style Duofold”. Easily recognisable with its slightly chunky styling, ornate cap lip band and blind cap metal tassle, it was available in two solid and three marble colours. This particular example is in Classic Black which contrasts well with the rolled gold trim. The barrel imprint states “Geo S.Parker – Parker Duofold Reg. T.M.”. The Parker 14ct medium point nib states “Parker Duofold Pen 14k N” – the “N” referring to the Newhaven plant. It is a good size, slightly chunky, vintage button filling fountain pen measuring 130mm with cap on and 154mm with cap on barrel end. Condition is fair to good with cosmetic wear only and this is reflected in the price. This restored New Style Duofold with its classic styling will now provide many more years of everyday writing service. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you can also select your method of payment. 

Source: “Parker Duofold” – David Shepherd and Dan Zazove

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Parker Vacumatic Danish Olsen - Silver Pearl

Stock number: 5575

Parker Vacumatic Danish Olsen - Silver Pearl

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Medium nib, Vacumatic fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Parker Silver Pearl
c1935

£175.00
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This rare Parker Silver Pearl Vacumatic fountain pen was made for Parker in Denmark by the Christian Olsen Pen Company in Copenhagen using parts imported from Canada. They were the first distributors of Parker pens outside the U.S.A. The pen barrel bears the Olsen “anchor” logo with “C O” inside the surrounding ring – indicating an early model - and this example dates from around 1935. It is rare to find an Olsen barrel imprint. The Vacumatic was originally launched in the U.S.A. 1932 as the “Vacuum Filler”. It was advertised as holding 102% more ink than other pens available at the time. The barrel is used as the ink reservoir rather than an ink sac and this increases the ink capacity. Filled by a then new style vacuum pump mechanism on the barrel end, it was also advertised as “revolutionary in principle and perfectly marvellous in performance”. It became an accepted and reliable filling method that, in its later form, was used for the early Parker 51. This example has the early “lock down” filler. It was available in a number of colours including this, the Silver Pearl. It is a double jewel model meaning the cap crown and the barrel blind cap trim carry the same striped design as the cap and barrel. The trim was nickel or chrome. In this case I believe it is nickel. The cap carries the Parker arrow clip and three thin bands. Around the crown of the cap lip is the registration number imprint “784404”. The bold barrel imprint states “Parker Vacumatic” with the Olsen “anchor” logo underneath. The Parker two tone arrow nib states “Parker Vacumatic Reg.T.M. Made in Canada 3” which links with Olsen’s use of Canadian parts. The nib has a smooth medium point and is a slightly wet writer. I have listed it as in a fair to good condition. You will see from the montage that the cap rings have, in the main, lost their colour. The clip has signs of wear and the section has some minor marks. There is also the feint remains of personalization on the barrel which are visible using a loupe. Naturally it is priced accordingly. It is a good size vintage fountain pen measuring 127mm with cap on and 154mm with cap on barrel end. A Christian Olsen vacumatic is hard to find and this example, even in a fair to good condition, will sit well in a vintage fountain pen collection and will also serve as an everyday writer. All vintage fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you are also able to select your payment method.

Source: Parker “Vacumatic” – Geoffrey Parker, David Shepherd and Dan Zazove – P.124

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Parker 75 Ecossais/Tartan

Stock number: 5808

Parker 75 Ecossais/Tartan

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Medium nib, Twist ink converter fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Silver plate - 30 microns
c1971

£115.00
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This exceptionally popular fountain pen range was launched by Parker in the USA in 1964 and, in its various finishes, was produced for the next thirty years. Parker called it the “75” following on from their usage of numbers to denote models which restarted with the “51”. This particular example was manufactured in the Parker factory in France in the early 1970’s and forms part of their “Place Vendôme” series. The “Ecossais” pattern on silver plate over brass has eleven grid bands on the cap. The model is often confused with the later issued “Prince de Galles” that has only seven. “Ecossais” is French for Scottish – and as you will see from the montage the pattern is similar to tartan. Around the lip of the cap are the words “Parker Made in France”,the Parker logo and the 30 microns mark – indicating an earlier model. You will note the ridged area between the nib and the barrel - this was designed to increase the writer’s grip. The smooth medium point nib states “France 750 Parker”.  The feed has “M” on the reverse. The section threads are plastic and the tassies flat. It is filled either by using the squeezebox filler unit as shown in the montage or by inserting a Parker ink cartridge (as usual with ink cartridges you will need to give the cartridge a squeeze once in position to start the ink flow). Condition is fair to good with some brassing as you will see in the montage and I have priced it accordingly. It measures 127mm with cap on and 142mm with cap on barrel end. A slim, elegant and, in this pattern, quite rare late vintage fountain pen in an attractive finish. It has a pleasing weight in the hand and a comforting click when replacing the cap on the barrel. It is suitable for everyday use or to add to a vintage fountain pen collection as a fair to good example of its type. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before dispatch. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you are also able to select your payment method.

Source: Parker75.com
 

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Parker 51 Black with Rolled Gold Cap

Stock number: 5832

Parker 51 Black with Rolled Gold Cap

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Medium to Slightly broad nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Black with rolled gold cap
c1960

£120.00
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This particular vintage pen was made in England by Parker around the early 1960’s but the model was first introduced to the English market with this filling system in 1948. The aerodynamic design of the "51" has made it a classic and the plaudits it has received over the years both in terms of design and reliability are well deserved. It has been marketed as 51…the world’s most wanted pen”. This particular model has the classic combination of a black body and a rolled gold cap. The Parker 51 conical nib has a smooth medium to slightly broad point. The gold fill cap carries the Parker “jewel” in the cap crown and also the Parker “Halo” logo which was added to caps from 1960 onwards. Condition is good with only minor surface wear. “51”’s are a good size fountain pen measuring 137mm with cap on and 151mm with cap on barrel end – and a pleasing weight and balance in the hand. The aerometric filling system is often termed "squeezebox" and is a very simple method of filling the pen with ink by unscrewing the barrel to expose a metal shell covering the ink sac - just press the metal bar and release up to five times and this vintage pen is ready to use. Parker 51’s are an excellent every day workhorse and this is a good example of its type. They are also an ideal vintage fountain pen to start a collection. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you select your method of payment. 

Source: Parker “51” – David and Mark Shepherd

 

 
 

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Sheaffer Targa 1005 - Gold Plated Finish

Stock number: 5486

Sheaffer Targa 1005 - Gold Plated Finish

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Medium nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Sheaffer Gold Electroplated
c1976

£125.00
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This vintage pen is one of the successful Targa range - a model produced by the Sheaffer Pen Company from 1976 to 1999. This particular version, with its gold plated finish is one of the earlier models and dates from around 1976. The cap carries the words “Sheaffer U.S.A. Gold Electroplated” and the Sheaffer “crown”. It has the stylish Sheaffer inlaid nib that provides a smooth, firm, medium point. The text on the nib states "Sheaffer U.S.A. 585 14k". Condition is very good. It comes in its original red presentation box and this has obviously protected it well. As you would expect it has the Sheaffer "Lifetime" dot on the gold plated clip. The cap has a plain area for personalization and you will note that it also carries the original retail sticker that states “Targa 1005 Medium”. This attractive and stylish fountain pen has a Sheaffer squeezebox filler unit fitted but you could also use a Sheaffer ink cartridge available from most stationers if you prefer. It is quite a substantial pen in the hand and measures 135mm with cap on and 153mm with cap on barrel end. The Targa series, with its wide range of finishes, is an interesting model to collect as well as a pleasure to use everyday. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may also select your method of payment.

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Parker Duofold Light and Dark Blue Pearl and Black

Stock number: 5772

Parker Duofold Light and Dark Blue Pearl and Black

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Medium nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Light + Dark Blue Pearl +Black
c1944

£145.00
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This vintage Parker Duofold fountain pen was made in England in the 1940’s at the Newhaven factory. The pattern is called Light and Dark Blue Pearl and Black and it really is quite striking. You will see from the montage how the light blue pearl reflects the light. The barrel text reads “Parker Duofold, Geo S. Parker REG.T.M.”.  The cap has two gold fill cap bands and the Parker ball ended clip. The smooth medium Parker nib reads “Parker Duofold Pen 14K N”. It is a small Duofold measuring 115mm with cap on and 145mm with cap on barrel end. Condition is good with some minor age wear. It is a button filling pen which means you take off the small screw-on cap at the bottom of the barrel to reveal a button. Put the nib in the ink and press down and release the button and this will allow the ink to flow into the inner sac. It is an attractive fountain pen in an unusual finish and is suitable for everyday writing or to add to a vintage fountain pen collection. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout and filling instructions will be sent with your order. 

Source: Parker Duofold – David Shepherd, Dan Zazove – Surrenden Press Limited

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Parker 51 Duo - Forest Green

Stock number: 5724

Parker 51 Duo - Forest Green

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Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Parker Forest Green
c1948

£160.00
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This vintage fountain pen and pencil set, part of a recently puchased collection, was made by Parker in America in the late 1940’s. The aerodynamic design of the "51" has made it a classic and the plaudits it has received over the years both in terms of design and reliability are well deserved. It has been marketed as 51…the world’s most wanted pen”. This particular “51” fountain pen and pencil set has a body colour which Parker termed “Forest Green” - a very dark green and a “51” colour which is quite rare to find today. The cap of the fountain pen is in a smooth polished metal with the Parker branding around the lip of the cap and the light grey Parker “jewel” on the cap crown. The Forest Green barrel covers the aerometric (squeezebox) filling unit the text of which states: “Parker 51 To fill press ribbed bar firmly 4 times. Use dry writing superchrome ink holding pen point down, wipe point with soft tissue. The Parker Pen Co. Made in U.S.A.” The Parker 51 nib has a medium smooth point and reads “Parker Made in U.S.A. RU 1948”. The Forest Green pencil has a matching polished metal cap and the light grey Parker “jewel” on the cap crown. It is a repeater style pencil which is operated by pushing the cap down on the barrel to expose more lead. Both the fountain pen and the pencil are in good condition with only minor age wear. The fountain pen measures 135mm with cap on and 164mm with cap on barrel end. The pencil is 132mm long.  “51”’s are always a good workhorse - suitable for everyday use and, particularly in this colour, for adding to a “51” collection. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout.

Source: Parker “51” – David and Mark Shepherd.

 
 

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Parker 51 Burgundy with Rolled Silver Cap

Stock number: 5798

Parker 51 Burgundy with Rolled Silver Cap

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Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Burgundy with Rolled Silver Cap
c1952

£125.00
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This vintage fountain pen - the Parker “51”, was launched in England by Parker in the early 50’s. Its aerodynamic design has made it a classic and the plaudits it has received over the years both in terms of design and reliability are well deserved. Its contribution to design is evidenced by its display in the Design Museum in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York and it has been marketed as 51…the world’s most wanted pen”. This particular version, rarer than most, has a burgundy body and the sought after rolled silver cap with rolled gold clip. This particular cap was introduced in 1952 and it is believed to have been produced only in England. It comes with a smooth Parker 51 medium point nib. Condition of both pen and cap is good overall with some age wear and a very minor ding to the left of the clip on the rolled silver cap - this is reflected in the price. The aerometric filling system is often termed "squeezebox" and is a very simple method of filling the pen with ink by unscrewing the barrel to expose a metal shell covering the ink sac - just press the metal bar and release up to five times and this vintage pen is ready to use. It measures 138mm with cap on and 149mm with cap on barrel end. The cap is a firm fit and this will ease with use. The Parker "51" was an outstandingly popular fountain pen in its day and remains a stylish and extremely good “workhorse” today. It is an excellent vintage pen for both everyday use and for signing that important letter/document. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may also choose your method of payment. 

Source: Parker “51” – David and Mark Shepherd. 

 

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Conway Stewart 1209 - 18ct Gold Bands

Stock number: 5919

Conway Stewart 1209 - 18ct Gold Bands

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Black with two 18ct Gold Bands
1933

£220.00
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The rare Conway Stewart No.1209 was made in England in the early 1930’s. It carries two 18ct gold bands on the black barrel carrying the CS&Co. hallmark and the Conway diamond clip on the bandless cap. It has a large Conway nib with the text “DURO Conway Stewart 14ct Gold 40” which is the correct nib number for this model. It has a good barrel imprint that reads “The Conway Stewart No.1209” with “Made in England” around the bottom of the barrel. It is a good length measuring 128mm with cap on and 169mm with cap on barrel end. It is listed in the Conway 1932/1936 Price List as retailing at 25 Shillings – which puts it at almost the top of their range at the time. It is certainly a lovely “vintage” fountain pen, and the medium nib writes well. Whilst there is some minor age wear I would have expected to see a little more for its age, unless it is new old stock. Whether reproduction or not, it is a high quality model in very good condition and it deserves to be used as an everyday writer or as part of a Conway collection in the knowledge that its origin may be open to question. I have priced it accordingly. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may select your method of payment.

Source: Fountain Pens for the Millions – The History of Conway Stewart 1905-2005 p.82 & p.112– Stephen Hull.

 

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