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Sheaffer Targa 1001X - Brushed Steel

Stock number: 5849

Sheaffer Targa 1001X - Brushed Steel

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Medium nib, Cartridge fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Brushed Steel/Gold Fill Trim
c1976

£65.00
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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 brushed steel finish and gold plated trim, is one of the earlier models and dates from around 1976. The cap carries the words “Sheaffer U.S.A.”. It has the stylish Sheaffer nib, this time in stainless steel that provides a smooth, firm, medium point. The text in on the nib states "Sheaffer U.S.A.". Condition is good with only minor age wear. As you would expect it has the Sheaffer "Lifetime" dot on the gold fill clip. It fills by fitting a Sheaffer ink cartridge available from most stationers. It is quite a substantial pen in the hand and measures 134mm with cap on and 147mm 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 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 51 Navy Grey - Lustraloy Cap

Stock number: 5854

Parker 51 Navy Grey - Lustraloy Cap

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Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Parker Navy Grey Lustraloy Cap
c1955

£95.00
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This vintage fountain pen was made in England by Parker in the mid 1950’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 stylish combination of a grey body (Parker termed it Navy Grey - it is lighter than it appears in the montage) and a metal cap in a finish Parker termed “Lustraloy”. The Parker 51 conical nib has a smooth medium point. The cap carries the Parker grey “jewel” in the cap crown and the Parker branding. The pen barrel carries the text “Parker Made in England”. Condition is good with only minor surface wear. “51”’s are a good size fountain pen – this measuring 136mm with cap on and 150mm 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 fountain 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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Parker Duofold De Luxe - Black and Pearl

Stock number: 5822

Parker Duofold De Luxe - Black and Pearl

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Very Fine nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Parker Black and Pearl
c1932

£155.00
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This Parker Duofold De Luxe vintage fountain pen in a Black and Pearl finish was made in Canada around 1932 and is a classic Parker fountain pen of the period. The cap sports the gold plated Parker branded ball ended clip and has three cap bands, the middle one being broader than the others and denoting the De Luxe version. The barrel imprint reads “Geo. S. Parker Duofold Made in Canada”. The Canadian Parker nib has a smooth fine point that reads “Parker Duofold Pen 18ct Canada”. You will note from the montage that the barrel is darker than the cap and this is due to age ambering – a common occurrence with this model – nonetheless it remains a very attractive vintage Parker. Condition is good with a crisp imprint and only minor age wear. It fills by unscrewing the blind cap at the bottom of the barrel and pressing in the metal button – then releasing – leaving the nib in the ink for 5-10 seconds to allow ink to enter the interior sac. It is a medium length and chunky pen measuring 127mm with cap on and 155mm with cap on barrel end. So a classic vintage fountain pen, from an excellent manufacturer at the height of their powers of production and design. It is suitable to use as an everyday writer 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. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request at check out where you are also able to select your payment method.

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Parker 65 Flighter deLuxe Set

Stock number: 5807

Parker 65 Flighter deLuxe Set

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Medium nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Stainless Steel with Rolled Gold
c1975

£140.00
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This attractive vintage fountain pen, seen as a variation on the “61”, was launched by Parker in 1969 and called the “65”. As you will see from the montage, instead of an arrow on the shell tip as you have with the “61”, the “65” has a distinctive open cropped nib which, it was felt, would offer more flexibility than the “61”.  It was available in a variety of finishes and this the Flighter de Luxe – with modern styling of brushed stainless steel with rolled gold trim and metal dome shaped cap crown - was available from 1975. All finishes were discontinued by 1983. It comes with a matching propelling pencil and the original Parker presentation box. The fountain pen currently has a squeezebox fill system but will also take modern Parker ink cartridges and measures 134mm with cap on and 143mm with cap on barrel end. The nib states “Parker 14k 585” and has a smooth medium point nib. The propelling pencil measures 127mm, has its original eraser under the cap and spare leads in the magazine. Condition of fountain pen, pencil and presentation box is very good. This vintage fountain pen and pencil set will serve very well as everyday writers but will also sit comfortably in a collection illustrating the middle ground of the Parker transition from “61” to “65” and then to the “75”. 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 an alternative gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you can select your method of payment.

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Parker 105 - Rolled Gold Bark

Stock number: 5885

Parker  105 - Rolled Gold Bark

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Medium nib, Cartridge fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Rolled Gold
c1979

£195.00
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This rolled gold bark effect finish vintage fountain pen was launched by Parker in September of 1979 and discontinued in 1982, so it is quite rare. It is a stylish and substantial pen and was positioned at the higher price end of the Parker range. The cap with its long arrow clip has no engraving around the lip. The rolled gold bark effect finish is also used on the cap crown and barrel base. The barrel has a smooth lozenge for personalisation. Around the lip of the barrel is the Parker logo and the words “Parker Made in England”. The 14ct nib has a smooth medium point. It is worth mentioning that a limited edition version was launched in 1981 to commemorate the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. Condition is very good. It measures 132mm with cap on and 142mm with cap on barrel end. As usual with cartridge filling pens, when inserting a new cartridge, you will need to give the cartridge a squeeze initially to encourage the transfer of ink through to the feed. An unusual and quite rare vintage fountain pen from an excellent manufacturer. Suitable for everyday use 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. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may also select your method of payment. A currency converter tool is there to assist if required.

 

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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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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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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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Parker 51 USA - Burgundy - Gold Fill Cap

Stock number: 1628

Parker 51 USA - Burgundy - Gold Fill Cap

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Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Burgundy with Gold Fill Cap
c1955

£125.00
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This vintage fountain pen was made by Parker in the U.S.A. around 1955. 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 it having been displayed 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 example has a burgundy body with a gold fill cap. The Parker 51 nib carries the text “Parker Made in U.S.A. RU” and has a smooth medium point. It measures 140mm with cap on and 152mm with cap on barrel end. The gold fill cap has the Parker grey “jewel” on the cap crown. Around the cap lip it carries the text “Parker, Made in U.S.A. 1/10 12k Gold Filled” 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. In this example the metal shell also carries U.S.A. markings. Condition is good with only minor age wear and some brassing to the trim. This classic vintage fountain pen, with its U.S.A. origin, is suitable to add to a vintage fountain pen collection and will serve equally well as an every day workhorse. 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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