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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

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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 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

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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 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 International Marbled Blue

Stock number: 5714

Parker Duofold International Marbled Blue

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Broad Oblique Italic nib, Cartridge fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Marbled Blue
c1990

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This not so very vintage fountain pen, part of a recently purchased collection, was made by Parker around 1990. In the words of the Parker brochure of the time “It captures the classic elegance and style that made the original Duofold a design landmark of the 1920’s.” This, the medium size International version measures 131mm long with cap on and 165mm long with cap on barrel end. The attractive finish Parker termed “Marbled Blue”. The trim is 23 karat gold plated and the cap has the longer, more durable clip with one broad and one thin cap band. The 18ct Parker “arrow” nib is their No.76 which has a broad oblique italic point. I find it pleasing to use as a right hand writer and I have had it tested for ease of use by a left handed writer. I am advised that it workds well if you write with the normal "push" method for a left hand but if you are a left hand writer who turns the hand inward to write it will not be suitable. It takes Parker ink cartridges. Condition is good with only minor age wear. It does have a chip on the barrel blind cap but this is reflected in the price. It is an attractive, good size, near vintage fountain pen which will provide many years of writing service and is a fine tribute to the original Duofolds of the 1920’s and 1930’s. It has been bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection will be carried out before despatch. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout.

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Parker Streamlined Duofold Juniorette Set

Stock number: 5541

Parker Streamlined Duofold Juniorette Set

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Medium nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Parker Jade Green
c1932

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This stylish and classic Parker vintage fountain pen and pencil date from 1932. The Duofold range, of which these are part, was extremely popular for many years. This particular example is in a colour Parker termed as “Jade Green. Whilst these particular examples have retained their colour well, you will see from the montage that there is some colour variation between the fountain pen barrel and cap which is very common in the “Jade” models. The barrel imprint reads “Parker Duofold, Geo S. Parker - Made in Canada.” The Parker ball ended clip carries the Parker branding and the cap lip has two thin and one broader gold fill cap bands signifying the De Luxe model. The Streamlined Duofold Juniorette is very similar to the Lady model but with a ball end clip rather than a ring at the top of the cap. It is a short pen, measuring116mm with cap on and 145mm with cap on barrel end, making it ideal for the smaller hand. The smooth medium point nib states “Parker - Duofold Pen - Canada D”. Apart from the notes below, both the fountain pen and the expel/repel pencil are in working order and good condition, apart from the colour variation on the pen mentioned earlier. Things to note which are reflected in the price - both fountain pen and pencil are engraved with the name E.H. Moore and I have included an illustration of this in the montage. It is in gold and it was obviously done some time ago as it is fading. Also the pencil should have a ball ended clip to match the one on the pen but this has been lost over the years and replacements of the correct size are difficult to find these days. This is offset to some extent by having the Parker hard top box, which is in good condition with minor age wear and a strong, satisfying clasp. The black base displays the Jade Green colouring to perfection. It is useful to have this to keep the set together. Rather oddly the top of the pencil has markings stating “E/P S/U -” - these could be probate marks and the barrel imprint states "Parker Duofold -Geo S. Parker - Made in U.S.A.". It is not unusual to find an American/Canadian mix in Parker sets. 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. 
 

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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

£120.00
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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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Waterman 452 v Sterling Silver Overlay Pen and Pencil

Stock number: 5773

Waterman 452 v Sterling Silver Overlay Pen and Pencil

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Fine to Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Sterling Silver Overlay
c1930

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This delightful lever filling Waterman sterling silver overlay vintage pen and pencil set was made in America around 1930. The overlay pattern is termed "Basketweave". In common with the fashion at the time it has a ring on the top of the cap of both fountain pen and pencil rather than a clip. It was designed to take a ribbon or chain through the cap ring, which enabled ladies to wear it around the neck or a gentlemen to hang it from a watch chain. It has the Waterman branding on the lip of the pen cap and towards the crown of the pencil. The model number 452½v is on the bottom of the pen barrel – it follows the Waterman numbering of 4 = sterling silver, 52½ = slender size and lever fill and “v” = short length. The Waterman "Ideal" lozenge is on the pen lever and the personalization lozenge on both items is clear. Condition is good with some minor age wear and a couple of small dings at the bottom of the pen barrel where the cap sits when writing. The fine to medium point Waterman Ideal nib has some flex and it is a pleasure to use. The pencil has lead in the chamber, which you extend or retract by turning the nozzle. The fountain pen measures 95mm with cap on and 130mm with cap on barrel end. The pencil measures 93mm (both taking into account the ring top). A small but exceptional vintage fountain pen and pencil set suitable to either add to a collection or to use everyday. 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 and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout.

 

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Waterman Patrician - Onyx - Pen and Pencil Set

Stock number: 5777

Waterman Patrician - Onyx - Pen and Pencil Set

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Medium to Broad nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Waterman Onyx (Red Vein)
c1930

£875.00
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This iconic vintage fountain pen, the Patrician, was launched by Waterman in 1929, and represents the ultimate in Art Deco styling. It came in five colours – Jet Black, Turquoise, Emerald (green jade), Nacre (pearl and black) and this, the Onyx version. A sixth colour, Moss-agate was added in the early 1930’s. Immediately recognised as a prestige line, the Waterman Patrician launch was backed by a considerable advertising spend stressing the quality of the manufacture and design. It is now acknowledged as one of the great classics of the golden era of fountain pens. Whilst it was launched as a pen for men (The female version – Lady Patricia – was launched in 1930) it was advertised in December 1929 as “a fountain pen so fine, so beautiful, that it is really a piece of personal jewellery”.

This Patrician fountain pen is particularly significant as it comes with its matching pencil – a very rare event. The pencil even has the original pencil lead holder which you access by unscrewing the red area at the top of the pencil (you will find old pieces of eraser in there) – pull the eraser holder from the cap and you will see it holds six replacement pencil leads (to re-engage just push it back in place and screw the red area back to the top of the cap). 

You will note on both items the styling of the Patrician clip and the pierced lattice design of the ornate cap band. The bottom of the fountain pen barrel is stepped, and has a gold fill button stating “Waterman’s”. The barrel itself has the Patrician spade end lever. The barrel imprint is very feint but you can make out “Waterman’s Fountain Pen – Pat. Off.” and the “Ideal” logo. The pencil has been less used and has a clear imprint which states “Waterman’s Reg. U.S. Pat. Off – Made in U.S.A.”  The large nib has a medium to broad point and is a wet writer. It reads “patrician – Waterman’s Ideal – Canada”. A large and substantial vintage fountain pen it measures 138mm with cap on and 172mm with cap on barrel end. The pencil is14mm long.

Some points to note – as with most Onyx there is some colour variation, particularly on the fountain pen with general age wear and minor brassing to the trim. Also the lattice band on the fountain pen is firmly in place but will turn if pushed. For these reasons I have listed the set as in “fair to good” rather than “good” condition. This is reflected in the price.

This elegant and aristocratic fountain pen and pencil set, which was phased out in 1936, will be an excellent addition to a vintage fountain pen collection – and of course they will also serve well as everyday writers – which is what they were designed to be. 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. 

Sources: Collectible Fountain Pens, Glen Bowen/Fountain Pens of the World, Andreas Lambrou/Waterman Past and Present, Max Davis and Gary Lehrer.

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Conway Stewart No.388 - Rose Marble

Stock number: 5759

Conway Stewart No.388 - Rose Marble

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Rose Marble
c1950

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This Conway Stewart No. 388 was made in England around 1950. The model had been available since 1939. The Rose Marble finish highlights the rolled gold of the original Conway cap clip and three cap bands. The body has the original Conway lever and carries the inscription “Conway Stewart 388 – Made in England” along the barrel (with the model number on the 1st line). Condition is good with only minor age wear. The nib is a Conway 14ct 5N with a smooth medium point which transfers a fair amount of ink to the page – what I would call a “wet writer”. This is a classic vintage fountain pen in an attractive finish from a good English manufacturer. It measures 125mm with cap on and 158mm with cap on barrel end. It is an ideal pen to use 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. 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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Parker Duofold Senior Chinese Red

Stock number: 5564

Parker Duofold Senior Chinese Red

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Medium to Broad nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Parker Chinese Red
c1926

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This iconic Parker Senior Duofold fountain pen, also known as the “Parker Big Red” was made in the USA around 1926 and is a classic Parker fountain pen of the period. It is an early version of this model – denoted by its single raised cap band. It is a very large vintage pen measuring 142mm with cap on and 179mm with cap on barrel end. The cap sports the original gold plated Parker ball ended clip with the text “Pat.Sep. 5 16 Parker” and a single raised cap band. The barrel imprint is good and states “Geo S. Parker Fountain Pen, Toronto, Canada” with the Parker “Lucky Curve” banner. The “Lucky Curve” relates to the type of feed which was used by Parker until August 1928. From that date the “Lucky Curve” feed was replaced by a more conventional feed but the barrel imprints continued to be used until stocks were exhausted*. Normally this would place it 1928-1930 however the single raised cap band is an indication of an earlier date of manufacture - hence this pen is likely to have had a change of feed to the more conventional “Christmas Tree” type during its lifetime. It has an excellent medium to broad Parker 14ct nib which reads “Parker Duofold Pen Canada”. 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. This classic Parker vintage pen is in good working order with minor age wear and some brassing to the trim. It is an excellent purchase either for everyday use or to add to a vintage fountain pen 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. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout * Reference: Parker Duofold - David Shepherd and Dan Zazove - Surrenden Press 2006

 

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Parker 51 - Teal Blue- Rolled Silver Cap

Stock number: 5784

Parker 51 - Teal Blue- Rolled Silver Cap

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Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Parker's Teal Blue
c1957

£140.00
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The Parker “51”, was launched in England 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. It has been marketed as 51…the world’s most wanted pen”. This particular example, which dates from the late 1950’s, has a green/blue body that Parker termed “Teal Blue” (it is more green than blue and very difficult to reproduce accurately) 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 with only minor age wear. 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 four times and this vintage pen is ready to use. It measures 14mm with cap on and 15.5cm with cap on barrel end. 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 fountain pen for both everyday use and for signing that important letter/document. 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. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout. Filling instructions will be sent with your order.

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

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