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VINTAGE PARKER SENIOR DUOFOLD BLUE MARBLE FOUNTAIN PEN (PK084)
Rare Blue Marble; Streamlined; Large Bold Pen; Circa 1950s
was £429.99
now £359.99 old ink pens
 
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VINTAGE PARKER SENIOR DUOFOLD FOUNTAIN PEN

~ The Flagship of the Parker Pen Company ~

~ RARE Blue Marble English Duofold ~

~ Streamlined ~ Button Filling ~ Gold Trim & a 2-tone Solid 14ct Gold Nib, Circa 1930s ~

~ New Ink Sac Fitted, Serviced, Excellent Overall Condition ~ 

 
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SUMMARY
 
Up here is a vintage Parker Duofold STREAMLINE BLUE MARBLE fountain pen, which was manufactured in England circa 1920s. The pen is in excellent condition, without any damage only showing minor wear due to age. The pen is pretty long and bold; of overall length 5-3/16 inches. The imprint on the barrel is nice. The body is polished and it shows attractive superb and rare blue marble colour, with the gold pocket clip and the double cap band shiny. The pen bears a Parker solid Newheaven N 14ct gold nib, in nice condition. The button filling system is in perfect working order. The pen has been serviced and tested for full functionality.

The Parker Duofold is one of the most recognizable and enduring fountain pen designs. Launched in 1921, the pen was a phenomenal success and put the Parker Pen Company squarely into the front rank of fountain pen manufacturers. Duofold remain popular in Europe being produced well into the 60s in varying sizes and colors when it was revived in the 80's once again as Parker's Flagship model.

 
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SUMMARY
Model: Parker Senior Duofold – England
Colour: Blue marble
Overall Length: 5-3/16 inches
Date Manufactured: Circa 1930s
Filler Type: Button filling
Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced, polished and tested for full functionality
 
STORY
 
fountain pen history The Parker Pen Company was founded in 1888 by George S. Parker, whose mission was to manufacture a better pen. The Parker Pen Company's tradition epitomizes the highest standards of craftsmanship, technology, and aesthetics.

From the 1920s to the 1960s, Parker was No.1 in worldwide writing instrument sales. The Parker Duofold is one of the most recognizable and enduring fountain pen designs. Launched in 1921, the pen was a phenomenal success and put the Parker Pen Company squarely into the front rank of fountain pen manufacturers. Duofold remain popular in Europe being produced well into the 60s in varying sizes and colors when it was revived in the 80's once again as Parker's Flagship model. 

Parker pens were frequently selected to sign important documents such as the World War II armistices, and commenorative editions were sometimes offered

 
DESCRIPTION
 
fountain pen cap THE CAP
Material: Blue marble plastics
Top Ring: Gold; Polished
Top Jewel: Black screw cap top
Trim Pattern: Double gold cap band; Polished
Pocket Clip: Gold pocket clip with 'PARKER' embossed; it is polished and adjusted to tight fit on your shirt
Cap Screw: Smooth
Work Done: The whole cap has been gently hand polished to restore its shiny condition
fountain pen gold nib THE NIB
Material: 14ct solid gold
Grade: Medium
Imprint: Reads 'PARKER 14K PEN N'
Condition of Feed : Large nib size; Excellent & clean
Work Done: The nib and feed has been cleaned to remove dried ink and residuals. The nib has been polished to restore its shiny condition.
 
THE BARREL
Imprint: Reads 'GEO.S.PARKER PARKER DUOFOLD REG.T.M.'
End Jewel: Black end screw cap
Screw with Filler: Smooth
Screw with Cap: Smooth
Lever: N/A
Work Done: The barrel has been gently hand polished to restore shiny colour with the imprint masked
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THE FILLER
Type: The barrel has been gently hand polished to restore shiny colour with the imprint masked
Imprint: N/A
Ink Storage: Medium - Large storage; Easy to handle button filler mechanism
Work Done: A new sac filled. Talcum powder has been applied on the ink sac to prevent it sticking with the metal part of the filler system. The ink sac and the filler mechanism has been tested to ensure its full working order.
Functionality: Excellent
 
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