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Swan - Silver Grey Snakeskin

Stock number: 5670

Swan - Silver Grey Snakeskin

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Medium to slightly broad nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Swan - Silver Grey
c1938

£125.00
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This unusual vintage fountain pen was made in England by Mabie Todd & Co. Ltd. under the “Swan” brand name around 1938. It is unusual in that whilst it is a plastic body its finish is in a pattern called “silver grey snakeskin”. There were a series of snakeskin finishes -  blue, green, ruby and silver grey and they are not that easy to find these days in good, and working, order. The design is enhanced by having a chrome lever and trim for the“Swan” clip. The barrel imprint states “Mabie Todd & Co. Ltd., Swan Self Filler – Made in England” – with the “Swan” emblem. The top of the cap also carries the “Swan” emblem. The nib is a Swan No.1” - 14ct. with a medium to slightly broad nib with some flex. A medium sized pen it measures 155mm with cap on barrel end and 125mm with cap. Condition is good with minimal age wear. An unusual and quite rare vintage fountain pen from an excellent manufacturer. It is suitable to either add to a collection or, with its smooth medium to slightly broad nib, 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. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout.

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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 Lapis Duofold Junior Set - in original wallet

Stock number: 5692

Parker Lapis Duofold Junior Set - in original wallet

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Medium nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Parker Lapis Lazuli
c1932

£245.00
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This Parker Duofold Junior fountain pen and pencil set was made in Canada around 1930 and is a classic Parker set of the period. The attractive finish termed “Lapis Blue” was extremely popular at the time and remains so today. It is a short but chunky vintage pen measuring 122mm with cap on and 150mm with cap on barrel end. The cap sports the original gold plated Parker ball ended clip which states “PAT SEP 5 16” and two medium width gold plated cap bands. The barrel imprint states “Geo S. Parker, Made in Canada, Parker Duofold”. It has a smooth medium point Parker nib which reads “Parker Duofold Pen Canada D”. 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. The matching pencil also carries the Parker ball ended clip and cap bands. Both pencil and fountain pen are in good working order with only minor age wear, primarily because, although they have been used over the years, they have been kept in the original Parker silk lined “wallet” which accompanies the set. This does have a number of marks on the exterior, as you will see from the montage. It is unusual to find this combination of fountain pen and pencil in the original wallet. Both items are suitable for everyday use or to add to a vintage fountain pen collection. 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. The pencil has also been recently serviced. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. If you would prefer this set to be sent within one of our gift boxes rather than the wallet, this is available free of charge on request at checkout.

Reference: Parker Duofold - David Shepherd and Dan Zazove - Surrenden Press 2006

 

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Waterman 0512VP - Basketweave

Stock number: 5645

Waterman 0512VP - Basketweave

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Medium to Broad nib, Eyedropper fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Gold Fill Overlay
c1915

£275.00
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This fine gold fill filigree overlay vintage eye-dropper filling fountain pen was made by Waterman between 1910 and 1916. The eyedropper filling system was used by Waterman up to 1928. The gold fill filigree overlay pattern is called “Basketweave” and was produced in both a gold fill and sterling silver finish. The gold fill is overlaid on hard rubber, the base material used for a large number of fountain pens at the time. You will note that the far end of the barrel is clear of overlay (as it should be). Engraved into the hard rubber at the very bottom of the barrel is the model number “0512 VP”. It is a clipless model and the “VP” is a Waterman code for Vest Pocket – indicating that it was anticipated that this pen would be carried in a man’s vest pocket – at the time Waterman produced leather pen holders to fit vest pockets to carry the pen upright. At the bottom of the barrel overlay are the words “Waterman’s Ideal Fountain Pen”. The barrel personalisation lozenge is clear. The rim of the overlay on the screw on cap has the words “Waterman’s Ideal Fountain Pen”. This vintage pen is filled by unscrewing the nib unit and using an eye-dropper to take ink from an inkwell and dropping it into the barrel of the pen. The nib unit is then screwed back on to seal the ink into the barrel. It comes with a modern day eye-dropper. On test I have found that on first filling it may take a little patience to allow the ink to flow through to the feed and therefore the nib, but once it has you just need to keep the ink topped up in the barrel from time to time. The nib is a Waterman No. 2 with a medium to broad point with some flex and reads “Waterman’s Ideal Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. America 2”. Condition is good with only minor age wear and some brassing to the overlay. It measures 115mm with cap on and 140mm with cap on barrel end. It is an elegant but chunky pen with a pleasing weight and balance in the hand. A fine example of a quality Waterman pen of the period, it will grace any vintage fountain pen collection. It is also suitable to use everyday but perhaps more as a desktop item than one to carry in a briefcase or handbag – or even a vest pocket. 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 upon request at checkout.

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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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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

£320.00
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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 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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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 75 - Lapis Blue - Chinese Characters

Stock number: 5790

Parker 75 - Lapis Blue - Chinese Characters

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Medium nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Parker
c1979

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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 1979 and forms part of their Laqué Collection. It is in their Lapis Lazuli colour finish. The Chinese characters at the bottom rear of the cap denote that it is from the very first series and so is quite rare. Around the lip of the cap are the words “Parker Made in France” and the Parker logo. You will note the ridged area between the nib and the barrel that was designed to increase the writer’s grip. The advantage of the “75” nib unit is that the nib collar will rotate if wished to move the nib to an alternative angle to suit your writing style. The smooth medium point nib states “France 585 Parker”. The feed has “M” on the reverse. The section threads are plastic and the top of the cap and the barrel end are dished. 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 very good with only minor age wear. It measures 128mm with cap on and 144mm with cap on barrel end. A slim, elegant and, with its Chinese characters, quite rare late vintage fountain pen in a beautiful 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. 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 dispatch. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout.


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Conway Stewart No. 75 - Green Marble

Stock number: 5674

Conway Stewart No. 75 - Green Marble

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Green Marble
c1952

£75.00
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This Conway Stewart No.75 vintage fountain pen was made in England around 1952. Advertised at the time as “All British Fountain Pens” Conway Stewarts were available in a variety of colours and nib points. This particular example with its attractive green  marble finish, one cap band and original Conway lever and Conway metal clip, is in good condition with only minor age wear. The medium point Conway Stewart nib states “Conway Stewart 14ct Gold 3”. The barrel imprint states “Conway Stewart 75 Made in England”. It measures 128mm with cap on and 155mm with cap on end of barrel. A good vintage fountain pen for everyday use if you like a medium nib. 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. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout. Filling instructions will be sent with your order.

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