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Sheaffer Targa 1003 - Matt Black

Stock number: 5558

Sheaffer Targa 1003 - Matt Black

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Medium nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Sheaffer Matt Black
c1988

£75.00
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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 a matt black finish with gold plated trim, dates from around 1988. The cap carries the words “Sheaffer U.S.A.”. It has the stylish Sheaffer 14ct gold inlaid nib with a smooth medium point which states "Sheaffer U.S.A. 585 14k". Condition is very good with only minor age wear. As you would expect it has the Sheaffer "Lifetime" dot on the clip. It has a squeezebox filling system fitted but you could use a Sheaffer ink cartridge if you prefer. It is quite a substantial pen in the hand and measures 137mm with cap on and 155mm with cap on barrel end. The Targa series, with its wide range of finishes, is an interesting and stylish model to collect as well as a pleasure to use everyday. 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 where you can select your method of payment.

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Parker Duofold Accession - HM Queen Elizabeth II

Stock number: 5546

Parker Duofold Accession - HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Medium nib, Cartridge fill system.
Condition: Excellent
Colour: 23 carat Gold Plate
2002

£750.00
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This exceptional vintage fountain pen was created by The Parker Pen Company in Newhaven (holders of the Royal Warrant) in 2002 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the accession to the throne of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It is called the Duofold Accession fountain pen (not to be confused with the Sonnet Special Jubilee Edition). With a limited edition of 1,952 made available worldwide and only 100 of those released in the UK, (this example is number 1,598) it is a writing instrument of exceptional quality and design. It has a matt 23 carat gold plated finish on cap and barrel and both bear the etched inscription “Queen Elizabeth II by the Grace of God, Queen of this Realm and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith’. It also has a 23 carat gold trim and section and a 1.5 carat amethyst set in the crown of the cap. It has a specially created nib, which has a medium point, and is engraved ER II. The bottom of the barrel has the Jubilee logo. It comes, as you will see from the montage, with its Certificate of Authenticity. Not shown, but also included, is the accompanying booklet containing images from the Queen’s 50 year reign. Condition is excellent. The nib appears to have been dipped in ink and wiped but the pen has not been filled. It is being sold complete with the original packaging, including the outer box, the original box of ink cartridges and bottle ink filler unit. It was purchased by a Parker employee as a “staff sale” in 2002. Whilst not a fountain pen of great age, it was released to commemorate the service of a great Queen and is as unique as its namesake. It will be an exceptional addition to a fountain pen collection.

Source: Journal of the Writing Equipment Society, No.63, Spring 2002 and Parker advertising of the period.

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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 Grain d'Orge - Fine Barley

Stock number: 5686

Parker 75 Grain d'Orge - Fine Barley

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Fine nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Gold plate over brass
c1983

£150.00
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This exceptionally popular fountain pen, part of a recently purchased collection, 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 and is in a pattern Parker called Grain d’Orge – or Fine Barley which is on gold plate over a brass base. It dates from c1983. Around the lip of the cap are the words “Parker Made in France LE” and the Parker logo. You will note the ridged area between the nib and the barrel which is designed to increase the writer’s grip. The nib states “Parker 75cm France”. The feed has “F” on the reverse denoting a fine point and this is in fact the case. The section threads are plastic and the top of the cap and end of the barrel are dished. It can be filled either by using the squeezebox fill that is in place 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 very good with only minor age wear. It measures 127mm with cap on and 14mm with cap on barrel end. It is a pleasing weight in the hand and the cap has a comforting click when replacing it on the barrel. An attractive and substantial fountain pen it is suitable for everyday use, if you prefer a fine nib point, 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 at checkout.

 

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Sheaffer Imperial Touchdown

Stock number: 5543

Sheaffer Imperial Touchdown

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Medium to slightly broad nib, Touchdown fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Gold Fill Overlay
c1970

£110.00
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The classic vintage fountain pen was made by Sheaffer c1970 and it incorporates their popular “Touchdown” piston filling method as used in their PFM range. This particular example has a gold fill overlay with the cap sporting the Sheaffer white dot lifetime guarantee. The inlaid Sheaffer nib has a medium to slightly broad smooth point and the barrel and cap have attractive alternating lined and clear panels. It measures 140mm with cap on and 150mm with cap on barrel end. Condition is fair to good with some general age wear on the overlay and a very minor pinprick indentation to the left of the clip. This is reflected in the price. A good every day writer. My apologies for the light reflection in the montage. 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.

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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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Sheaffer Targa Laque Spiral Black

Stock number: 5527

Sheaffer Targa Laque Spiral Black

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Medium to Broad nib, Cartridge fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Laque Spiral Black
c1990

£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 dates from around 1990 and is the 2nd edition of 1083 with a quite rare finish in laque spiral black. The spiral (or cable twist) decoration, whilst being a little difficult to see here unless you enlarge the montage, is very striking and is offset by the smooth gold plated clip and cap top. You will note the thin cap band (the first edition had a wider cap band) is repeated near the bottom of the barrel. Around the cap are the words “Sheaffer U.S.A.”. It has the stylish Sheaffer 14ct gold inlaid nib with a medium to slightly broad point which states "Sheaffer U.S.A. 585 14k". Condition is very good with only minor age wear. As you would expect it has the Sheaffer "Lifetime" dot on the clip. Filling is by insertion of an ink cartridge, preferably Sheaffer but an international cartridge size will suffice. In common with other cartridge fill pens when first fitting a new cartridge you need to encourage the ink to flow through from the cartridge to the nib with a slight squeeze of the cartridge. It is quite a heavy, substantial pen in the hand and measures 137mm with cap on and 155mm with cap on end. The Targa range, with its large 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.
 

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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 if you would prefer this to the original presentation box. (My apologies for the light reflection in the montage)

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Parker Decimalisation Ballpoints

Stock number: 5851

Parker  Decimalisation Ballpoints

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No nib, Parker Ballpoint Refill fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: One Blue and One Black
c1971

£30.00
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Well here is an unusual set of vintage writing equipment. These two Parker ballpoints date from around 1971 and formed part of the biggest change in Britain’s monetary system for 1000 years. In 1966 the then Chancellor of the Exchequer (Mr. James Callaghan – later Sir) announced that the centuries old system of pounds, shillings and pence would be replaced by decimal currency where the pound would be divided into 100 units. Each new pence would be worth more than two old pennies. After years of careful planning and a massive public education campaign Decimal Day – 15th February 1971 – saw the demise of the system of pounds, shillings and pence. This set of ballpoints, issued by Parker as a gift set, formed part of the public education campaign. You will see that the visible panel on the blue one shows a conversion of shillings to new pence. The visible panel on the black one shows the conversion of pence to new pence. As it happens each pen provides both conversions, operated by the top click button that both rotates the panels and also pushes out the tip of the ballpoint. Point to note – the ink has dried on both ballpoints so if you wish to use them for writing you will need to insert new Parker ballpoint refills. Be aware that the current refills have the decimal conversion marked on the actual refill, so if you replace these with new ones you will lose the decimalization conversion - but gain two working ballpoints! Condition is very good and they come in their original Parker gift box but I have kept the price low and priced them as an interesting example of writing equipment history rather than as working models. You will have the opportunity to select your method of payment at checkout.

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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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