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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 by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless stated otherwise 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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Waterman 9ct Gold Overlay - Line and Dot Pattern

Stock number: 5776

Waterman 9ct Gold Overlay - Line and Dot Pattern

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: 9ct Gold Overlay on hard rubber
1929

£595.00
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This substantial vintage fountain pen was made by Waterman in the late 1920’s. The 9ct gold overlay on hard rubber is in a rare and attractive pattern called “Line and Dot”. The cap has 9ct gold markings on the side and around the cap lip are the words “Waterman’s “Ideal” Fountain Pen”. It has a Waterman ball ended “Clip Cap” of the period which is marked18kt gold fill. The barrel carries a clear personalisation lozenge and a Waterman lever. The barrel gold markings state“FDW 9 375” and hallmark for London 1929. FDW stands for Frank D. Waterman. His uncle, Lewis E. Waterman, was the founder of Waterman in 1888 - it was his nephew Frank who became the company ambassador abroad. He was entrusted with the distribution of Waterman pens in England via the London stationer L.G. Sloane. Normally you would find more markings around the smooth tapered area at the bottom of the barrel but these have been smoothed off over time. The medium flexible nib writes a wet line and states “Waterman’s Ideal England 2”. Condition is good with two points to note in addition to minor age wear – a minor ding on the top of the cap and some wear to the cap lip which does not affect its grip. This is reflected in the price. Its weight is 28grams and it measures 140mm with cap on and 170mm with cap on barrel end. This is a rare and exceptional vintage fountain pen, evocative of its era of style and elegance and it will sit well in a vintage fountain pen collection. It is also suitable to use everyday if you prefer a wet writer. There is some light reflection in the montage. All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless stated otherwise and are 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.

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Parker 61 Classic - Grey

Stock number: 5709

Parker 61 Classic - Grey

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Medium nib, Capillary fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Grey with satin lustraloy cap
c1966

£120.00
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The Parker “61” was launched in the UK in 1964. This particular example, the “61 Classic” with its satin lustraloy cap and chrome plated clip dates from 1966 and it forms part of a recently purchased collection. The body and nib shell colour Parker termed simply “Grey”. In the montage it is showing as slightly darker than it is. The elegant styling of the Parker "61" with its arrow pointing the way to the nib has made it a classic of the period and in this instance the Parker grey pearl “jewel” in the cap crown and the barrel end sit well with the classic grey finish. On unscrewing the barrel of the pen you will find the Parker capillary filling mechanism. This is immersed in the ink to draw the ink into the filler by capillary attraction. This means that the pen can be filled without immersing the nib into the ink bottle. Whilst at the time a number of owners found this filling method unsatisfactory in the longer term, it was simply because it depended upon the owner to use the pen on a regular basis, and refill it, so preventing ink drying in the capillary filler. Used correctly it is a reliable and clean filling method. It comes in its original Parker hard case box. Condition is very good. The capillary filler has been used to fill the fountain pen for testing and it is in working order. The cap text states “Parker Made in England” and carries the Parker logo. The barrel carries the “61” branding at the neck. It measures 137mm with cap on and 145mm with cap on barrel end The Parker “61” has a distinctive and elegant look and this example, in this condition and in its original box will sit well in a vintage fountain pen collection. It will also provide good service as an everyday writer. All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless stated otherwise 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. My apologies for the workbench dust on the montage.

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Conway Stewart No.27 - Burgundy Hatch

Stock number: 5569

Conway Stewart No.27 - Burgundy Hatch

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Fine to Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Burgundy Hatch
c1950

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This lever filling vintage fountain pen was made by the English manufacturer Conway Stewart around 1950. This particular model, No.27, has an attractive burgundy hatch finish with gold fill trim. Advertising at the time stated Conway Stewart pens were “All British Fountain Pens – Made in a variety of colours and designs suitable for every purpose” and indeed they were. The barrel imprint reads “Conway Stewart 27” “Made in England”, and it has the original CS lever. The cap has a single wide cap band and the original CS diamond head clip. The nib states “Conway 14ct gold 5” and has a smoothfine to medium point. It is in good condition with only minor age wear. Quite a chunky Conway, it measures 128mm with cap on and 157mm with cap on barrel end. An attractive vintage fountain pen which will serve well as an everyday writer. All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless otherwise stated and are 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.

 

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Parker Duofold - True Blue

Stock number: 5723

Parker Duofold - True Blue

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Medium nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Parker Blue and White True Blue
c1928

£155.00
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This button filling vintage fountain pen was introduced by Parker in 1928. It is generally agreed that production discontinued in late 1929 - hence these pens are quite rare today. Parker’s advertisement of the time for this model called it the “Three Fifty” as it cost $3.50. It stated We passed a tray containing a dozen different kinds of pens to seven hundred people. They selected this one….modern in design and colour – a smarter looking pen you’ve never seen.” They called the pattern and colour “Modern Blue-and-White”  or “Modernistic Blue”- these days it is referred to as the “True Blue”. This unusual and rare vintage fountain pen has been listed in fair to good condition because, as is common with this model, the colours become more muted over the years, due to the interior ink sac and handling. The extent to which this occurs affects its value and is therefore reflected in the price. The cap has a Parker ball ended gold fill clip and two cap bands. The barrel has the very feint imprint of “Geo S. Parker Fountain Pen – Made in Canada”. The nib states “Parker Pen Canada 3” and has a smooth medium point. It measures 125mm with cap on and 155mm with cap on barrel end. A modern Limited Edition version was issued by Parker in 1988. This original 1920’s example of a hard to find vintage fountain pen is in working order and in fair to good condition - suitable for everyday use or to add to a collection. All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order.

Source: Fountain Pens Past and Present, Paul Erano, Schroeder Publishing 1999

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Waterman Lady Patricia - Nacre

Stock number: 5753

Waterman Lady Patricia - Nacre

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Fine to Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Waterman's Nacre
c1930

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This vintage fountain pen, which Waterman called the Lady Patricia, was created in 1930 for the female hand, following the successful sales of the Waterman Patrician range – a much larger fountain pen aimed primarily at the male market. The Stationery Trades’ Journal of the time (November 1930) praised its “slender careful lines and smart modish colour”. It was marketed as having a “smart, modern, feminine cap clasp – holding the pen securely in place, even in the most crowded handbag.” The first Lady Patricia was presented to Miss Amy Johnson (1903-1941) the English female aviator who carried a Waterman fountain pen during her daring solo flight from England to Australia. It was sold in a range of finishes – this particular example Waterman termed Nacre - it is sometimes called Black and Pearl. The cap top, clip, single decorated cap band and lever are chrome plated. The text on the fine to medium point nib reads "Waterman's Ideal Canada 2". I have listed it in fair to good condition – there is, as is usual with this pattern, some colour variation between cap and barrel and some age wear to the chrome trim. However this is reflected in the price. It still has a crisp barrel imprint which states “Waterman’s Fountain Pen, Made in Canada” and a cap imprint which reads “Waterman’s Made in Canada”. It measures 108mm with cap on and 135mm with cap on barrel end. This delightful vintage pen is a true reflection of its period and will provide many more years of writing pleasure. All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless stated otherwise 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.

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Conway Stewart No. 28 - Hatched Grey and Black

Stock number: 5675

Conway Stewart No. 28 - Hatched Grey and Black

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Hatched Grey and Black
c1950

£105.00
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This vintage pen was made by the English manufacturer Conway Stewart around 1950. This particular model has a finish usually termed either lined or hatched grey and black. It is an excellent example of the patterned pens issued by Conway at the time. The barrel imprint reads “Conway Stewart 28” “Made in England”, and it has the original CS lever. The cap has a single thin cap band and the original CS diamond head clip. The nib states “Conway 14ct gold” and has a smooth medium point. The body is in good condition with only minor wear to the lever and clip. It measures 125mm with cap on and 155mm with cap on barrel end. A good example of this model Conway, in a classic colour. A vintage pen to add to a collection and/or to use everyday if you prefer a wet writer. All vintage pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless stated otherwise 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.

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Parker Victory Mk1 - Lined Rose, Silver and Burgundy

Stock number: 5780

Parker Victory Mk1 - Lined Rose, Silver and Burgundy

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Medium nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Lined rose, silver and burgundy
c1942

£75.00
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This English vintage fountain pen was made around 1942 by the Parker Pen factory, most likely at the old Valentine pen works at Newhaven. Parker, having taken over the Valentine Pen Co. to ensure UK Parker production, had by this stage begun to phase out Valentine pens and by 1945 manufacturing had concentrated on Parker model production. This particular model is the Victory MKI and it was produced in colours similar to Parker’s successful Duofold range – in this instance the finish is termed lined rose, silver and burgundy marble. As you will see the rolled gold Parker ball ended clip was still in use at this time. This particular MKI is the bandless model and therefore has no cap band. The barrel imprint reads “Parker Victory Reg T.M.”. It has a 14k warranted 1st quality medium point nib and measures 130mm with cap on and 158mm with cap on barrel end. Condition is fair to good. You will see that the clip ring sits slightly proud of the cap and appears to be a replacement from a larger model and there are two old marks on the area above the clip. The cap and barrel though are in pretty good condition with the barrel having a visible imprint. So not an A1 example but this is reflected in the price. A  classic vintage Parker, in a pleasing and popular finish, which will serve well as an everyday writer. All vintage pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless stated otherwise 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: Fountain Pens - United States of America and the United Kingdom – Andreas Lambrou – Philip Wilson Publishers p.217

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Parker 45 Harlequin - Black Shield

Stock number: 5653

Parker 45 Harlequin - Black Shield

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Fine to Medium nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Parker Steel - Black Shield
c1981

£145.00
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This vintage fountain pen  - the Parker 45 was launched in the U.S.A. in the 1960’s and proved to be a very popular economy pen. It was named after the famous Western pistol and was the first pen Parker issued which would take an ink cartridge. The model subsequently became available in the U.K. and this example the Parker 45 Harlequin with its Black Shield pattern dates from 1981 and was phased out in 1983. Whilst it will take Parker ink cartridges, this particular example also comes with the Parker squeezebox fill system fitted. The nib is made of steel and has a firm fine to medium point. The text around the cap lip states “Parker Made in England AE”. Interestingly it has a “Parker U.S.A.” squeezebox filler unit. It is a long slim and very stylish pen measuring 135mm with cap on and 149mm with cap on barrel end. Condition is very good. It will serve well as an everyday writer but is also worth a place in a vintage fountain pen collection as an example of Parker design that was only available for a short period. All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless stated otherwise and are 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

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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 by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless stated otherwise 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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