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Parker 105 Royal Bark - Duo

Stock number: 5636

Parker 105 Royal Bark - Duo

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

£275.00
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This rolled gold bark effect finish vintage fountain pen and ballpoint, with its then new spring loaded clip, was launched by Parker in September of 1979 and discontinued in 1982, so 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 spring 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 in each case. Both fountain pen and ballpoint have a smooth lozenge for personalization and around the lip of the barrel is the Parker logo and the words “Parker Made in England”. The fountain pen has a14ct nib with a smooth medium point. The ballpoint has a new black refill. Both have push on caps with a satisfying click. Condition is very good with only minor age wear. It is worth mentioning that a limited edition version was launched in 1981 to commemorate the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. The fountain pen measures 13.5cm with cap on and 14.5cm with cap on barrel end, the ballpoint 13.3cm with cap on and 13.7cm with cap on. 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 duo from an excellent manufacturer. Suitable 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.

 

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Conway Stewart No. 286 Green Marble

Stock number: 5758

Conway Stewart No. 286 Green Marble

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Green Marble
c1940

£75.00
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This Conway Stewart No. 286 was made in England around 1939. The finish is an attractive mix of pale and dark green marble with rolled gold trim. It has the original Conway clip to the cap with one thin cap band. The body has the original Conway lever and the inscription “The Conway Stewart No.286 - Made in England”. The nib text states “Conway Stewart 14ct gold 5” and has a medium point. The 286 is a healthy size Conway measuring 13cm with cap on and 16.2cm with cap on barrel end. Condition I have listed as fair to good as there is quite a lot of brassing to the cap ring and lever. This is reflected in the price. A good 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 Premier MkI - Grey and Red Flecks

Stock number: 5646

Parker Premier MkI - Grey and Red Flecks

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Medium nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Grey and Red Flecks
c1932

£120.00
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This button filling vintage fountain pen was made by Parker in Canada in the early 1930’s. It is typical of Parker pens of the period with its ball ended clip and button filling system. It differs from the Parker Duofold in that it is slightly slimmer and the cap and barrel have stepped ends. It is called the Parker Premier (MkI) and is similar to the Parker “Moderne” (you will find an example in the archive section) but longer and broader. This example was made in Canada where the alternative name for it was a “Duette Snr” – the “Moderne” was called “Duette Jnr.”. It forms part of Parker’s “thrift time” output and is quite rare to find today. The colour combination was called simply Grey and Red Flecks – which you would have to agree, if a little unimaginative, describes the pattern. It is not uncommon to find an English nib in a Canadian pen of this period and that is the case in this example – although it is not the original nib  - it states “Parker 14k England 10.4” and has a smooth medium point. Condition is good overall with some brassing on the trim and some surface marks on the blind cap. It measures 12.5cm with cap on and 14.4cm with cap on barrel end. An interesting and quite rare vintage pen suitable for everyday use or to add to a collection as a good example of Parker thrift time pens of the period. 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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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 15.5cm with cap on barrel end and 12.5cm 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 75 - Lapis Lazuli

Stock number: 5684

Parker 75 - Lapis Lazuli

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No. 54 - Broad nib, Twist fill fill system.
Condition: Near mint
Colour: Parker Lapis Lazuli
1984

£235.00
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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 forms part of their Laqué Collection. It is in their Lapis Lazuli finish and the date code around the cap lip states 2nd quarter of 1984. Also 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, designed to increase the writer’s grip. The nib states “Parker 585 France 14k”. The feed has “54” on the reverse denoting a broad point. 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 twist 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 near mint – it has been filled with ink for testing. It measures 13cm with cap on and 14.5cm with cap on barrel end. A slim and elegant 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, if you prefer a broad point, 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 despatch. A gift box is available free of charge at checkout.

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Parker 51 Burgundy -Rolled Silver Cap

Stock number: 5669

Parker 51 Burgundy -Rolled Silver Cap

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Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Burgundy with Rolled Silver Cap
c1952

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This vintage fountain pen - the Parker “51”, was launched in England by Parker 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. Its contribution to design is evidenced by its display 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 version, rarer than most, has a black body 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 some age wear to the rolled silver cap as can be seen in the enlarged montage and this is reflected in the price. 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. It measures 13.8cm with cap on and 15.3cm with cap on barrel end. The cap is a firm fit and this will ease with use. 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 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. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request.

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

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Waterman Lady Patricia - Nacre

Stock number: 5637

Waterman Lady Patricia - Nacre

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Fair-Good
Colour: Nacre - Black and Pearl
c1930

£110.00
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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. It has what I believe to be a replacement Waterman nib. It has a slight curve at the tip but it writes perfectly well. The text on the nib reads "Waterman's Ideal Canada 2". I have listed it in fair to good condition – under a good light you will note that there are age marks particularly at the bottom of the barrel and age wear to the chrome trim. However 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 11cm with cap on and 13.7cm with cap on barrel end. This delightful vintage pen has obviously been treasured in the past and is a true reflection of its period. It 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 51 Teal Blue Duo Set

Stock number: 5698

Parker 51 Teal Blue Duo Set

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Fine to Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Parker Teal Blue
c1955

£170.00
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The Parker 51 aerometric fountain pen and repeater pencil set was manufactured by Parker in the U.S.A. and introduced in 1949. The model’s 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 “51” set, part of a recently purchased collection, is a U.S.A. Mk I production type 2 and dates from around 1955. It comes in its original Parker box. The gold fill cap on each item carries the Parker branding and the Parker grey “jewel” in the cap crown. The body colour which Parker termed “Teal Blue” is a mix of green and blue which is quite difficult to reproduce - but the montage is very near it. The Parker 51 nib has a fine to medium point. Both the fountain pen and pencil are in good condition with only minor age wear and some brassing to the trim. The original Parker 51 box is also in good condition and carries the “51” emblem. The text around the pen cap reads “Parker Made in U.S.A. 1/10 12k Gold Filled” and the pencil cap states “Parker 1/10 12k Gold Filled” with wording around the barrel stating “Parker Made in U.S.A. 53”. The fountain pen measures 13.5cm with cap on and 15cm with cap on barrel end. The pencil is 13.2cm long.  “51”’s are always a good workhorse - suitable for everyday use and, particularly in this case with its original box, for adding to a “51” 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 despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order.

Source: Parker “51”, David and Mark Shepherd, Surrenden Press.

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Waterman Lady Patricia - Moss Agate

Stock number: 5579

Waterman Lady Patricia - Moss Agate

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Moss Agate
c1930

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Price: £155.00
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This vintage 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 marketed in a range of patterns – this pattern, called Moss Agate, is a very attractive combination of autumnal colours of green and brown. The cap top, clip, single decorated cap band and lever are gold fill. It has its original Waterman nib with a smooth medium point which reads "Waterman's Ideal Canada 2". This delightful vintage pen is in very good condition with 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 11cm with cap on and 13.7cm with cap on barrel end. It is a true reflection of its period and will not only provide many years of writing pleasure but will be equally at home in 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 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 51 Duo - Navy Grey - Original Case

Stock number: 5699

Parker 51 Duo - Navy Grey - Original Case

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Fine to Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Parker's Navy Grey
c1953

£185.00
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This vintage pen and pencil set, part of a recently purchased collection, was made in England by Parker around 1953. The aerodynamic design of the Parker 51 fountain pen 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, a set of fountain pen and pencil, has a grey body which Parker called “Navy Grey” (a slightly lighter grey than in the montage) and a Parker lustraloy cap with “jewel” end and arrow clip. The fountain pen has a Parker 51 smooth fine to medium nib. 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. The matching pencil, which is an early propelling type, is in full working order and takes 1.18mm leads which are available on line from Yard O Led.Condition is good with only minor age wear.The fountain pen barrel text reads “Made in England .3”. It measures 13.7cm with cap on and 15cm with cap on barrel end. The pencil measures 13.2cm. This is a good example of a classic vintage Parker fountain pen and pencil set.  It comes in its original hard case with a hinged lid, silk lined branded interior and with Parker branding on the case lid. This classic vintage fountain pen set is in good condition and is suitable to add to a collection or to use as everyday writers. 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.

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

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