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Parker Duofold New Style

Stock number: 5162

Parker Duofold New Style

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Medium nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Classic Black Rolled Gold Trim
c1946

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This stylish Parker Duofold vintage fountain pen was made in England at Parker’s Newhaven plant. On its launch in 1946 Parker called it the “New Style Duofold”. Easily recognisable with its slightly chunky styling, ornate cap lip band and blind cap metal tassle, it was available in two solid and three marble colours. This particular example is in Classic Black which contrasts well with the rolled gold trim. The barrel imprint states “Geo S.Parker – Parker Duofold Reg. T.M.”. The Parker 14ct medium point nib states “Parker Duofold Pen 14k N” – the “N” referring to the Newhaven plant. It is a good size, slightly chunky, vintage button filling fountain pen measuring 130mm with cap on and 154mm with cap on barrel end. Condition is fair to good with cosmetic wear only and this is reflected in the price. This restored New Style Duofold with its classic styling will now provide many more years of everyday writing service. 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 can also select your method of payment. 

Source: “Parker Duofold” – David Shepherd and Dan Zazove

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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 Duofold Junior Lapis Set - in original wallet

Stock number: 5692

Parker Duofold Junior Lapis 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 and 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 Overlay Rose-Ripple 9ct Gold - Line and Dot

Stock number: 5677

Waterman Overlay Rose-Ripple 9ct Gold - Line and Dot

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Medium to Slightly Broad nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Rose-Ripple 9ct Gold Overlay
1923

£650.00
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This substantial vintage fountain pen was made by Waterman in the 1920’s. The 9ct gold overlay on hard rubber is in a rare and attractive pattern called “Line and Dot”. The added attraction of this particular example is that the gold is overlaid on a hard rubber in a pattern Waterman called “Ripple” in a colour they termed “Ripple Rose”. It is this combination of 9ct overlay line and dot pattern on Ripple-Rose which makes it an exceptionally rare example. Until this time vulcanized rubber was only available in black but Waterman perfected a method of incorporating a colour. The range included  “Ripple Blue-Green, “Ripple Olive” and this the “Ripple-Rose”. Waterman advertisements of the period stated “Nothing so beautiful in pens has ever been produced before” . The cap has a Waterman ball ended “Clip Cap” of the period. The barrel gold markings state“FDW 9 375” (rubbed) and hallmark for London 1923. 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 REg.U.S. PAT. OFF. 2 Made in U.S.A.”. Condition is good with a minor ding on the crown of the cap. It is also worth noting, as you will see from the montage, that the personalization lozenge is engraved with the initials “FCP” – this is reflected in the price. Its weight is 26grams and it measures 140mm with cap on and 173mm 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. 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 are also able to select your payment method.

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Conway Stewart No.388 Green Marble

Stock number: 5920

Conway Stewart No.388 Green Marble

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

£85.00
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This Conway Stewart No. 388 was made in England around 1950. The model had been available since 1939. The Green Marble finish highlights the rolled gold of the original Conway cap clip and three cap bands. It has the original Conway lever and along the barrel carries the feint inscription “Conway Stewart 388 (with the number on the 1st line) – Made in England”. Condition overall is good with some age wear and brassing to the trim. The nib is a Conway Stewart 14ct 5N with a smooth medium point. This is a classic vintage fountain pen in an attractive finish from a good English manufacturer. It measures 122mm with cap on and 154mm with cap on barrel end. It is an ideal pen to use as an everyday writer. 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.

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Parker 51 Signet - Gold Fill Cap and Barrel

Stock number: 5886

Parker 51 Signet - Gold Fill Cap and Barrel

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Fine to Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Gold Fill Overlay
1950

£220.00
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This aerometric filling Parker “51” with its gold filled overlay on cap and barrel, was made in the U.S.A. in 1950. Parker called it the “Signet” (the model was renamed in 1957 to Insignia following legal advice). Its aerodynamic design has made it a classic and it has been marketed as 51…the world’s most wanted pen”. The Parker 51 fine to medium point nib states “14k Parker England” so this has obviously been replaced over the years. Condition of both barrel and cap is good with only minor age wear and, in a good light, a very small ding is visible on the cap to the left of the clip. The cap carries the Parker arrow clip and has the Parker grey “jewel” in the cap crown and states “Parker 1/10 14k Gold Filled” around the cap lip. The barrel carries the text  “Made in U.S.A. 50.0”.  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 the steel sleeve filler covering the ink sac - just press the metal bar and release up to four times and this vintage pen is ready to use. It is a good size fountain pen measuring 135mm with cap on and 149mm 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. Representing Parker at its best, this is an excellent vintage fountain pen for adding to a vintage fountain pen collection or 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. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may select your method of payment. There is some light reflection in the montage.

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

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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 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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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

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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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Parker 75 Cisele

Stock number: 5917

Parker 75 Cisele

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Medium to Broad nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Sterling Silver
c1968

£155.00
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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”. The design, a cross hatched pattern in sterling silver with gold plated trim, is called “Ciselé”. It is said that the finish was inspired by a cigarette case made by a London silversmith. Around the lip of the cap are the words “Parker Made in U.S.A. Sterling Silver”. The cap crown and barrel end have a gold fill flat tassie. You will note the ridged area between the nib and the barrel which was designed to increase the writer’s grip. The advantage of the “75” nib unit is that the nib collar will rotate if you wish to move the nib to an alternative angle to suit your writing style – note the ruled lines and zero reference mark. This example, dating from around 1968, comes with a No. 67 nib that Parker list as being a broad point - to me it writes a more medium to broad line. The nib text states “Parker 14k U.S.A.”  and the feed carries the number 67. The section threads are plastic. It is fitted with a branded Parker USA squeezebox filling unit but you may remove this if you wish and insert a standard 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). This stylish vintage fountain pen measures 127mm with cap on and 136mm with cap on barrel end. This is an excellent late vintage fountain pen in good condition and with very minor age wear. The pen is a pleasing weight in the hand and has a comforting click to the replacement of the cap on the barrel following use. It is suitable for everyday use or to add to a Parker 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 and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you are also able to select your method of payment.

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Parker Duofold Maxima - Green - Broad Oblique Nib

Stock number: 5852

Parker Duofold Maxima - Green - Broad Oblique Nib

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Broad Left Oblique nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Green with Rolled Gold Trim
c1956

£125.00
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This aerometric filling vintage fountain pen range was introduced by Parker in 1953 and, with its solid colour range and rolled gold trim was well received and sold well, until the extended range was discontinued in 1962. This particular example, in a colour Parker termed simply “Green” dates from 1956. As with Teal Blue it is difficult colour to capture but it is quite a deep green without being "bottle". This model is the largest in the range and is called a “Maxima  Duofold”. It is slightly longer than the Senior model in this series and measures 140mm with cap on and 165mm with cap on barrel end. The cap has the Parker single decorative chevron band and the Parker arrow clip. The barrel imprint, though faint,states “Parker Maxima Duofold Made in England 6”. The nib has a very pleasing broad left oblique point which is rare to find and states “Parker 14k England 50” the number is the correct nib for this Maxima model. The broader nib means it puts more ink on the paper and so is a slightly wet writer. The left oblique works perfectly well for me as a right hand writer and is a pleasure to use. The squeezebox filler unit, whilst in full working order, has some cosmetic age wear but this is reflected in the price. This classic vintage fountain pen is in good condition and is suitable for everyday use. All fountain pens are bench tested prior to offering for sale and 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 can select your method of payment.

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