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VINTAGE PARKER DUOFOLD RED DOUBLE JEWEL FOUNTAIN PEN (PK069)
Red Marble; Circa 1950s
was £469.99
now £299.99
 
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VINTAGE PARKER DUOFOLD FOUNTAIN PEN

~ RARE Red Marble English Duofold ~

~ Double Jewel / Twin Tassie ~

~ Button Filler ~ Gold Trim & a Newheaven Solid 14ct Gold Nib, Circa 1950s ~

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

 
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SUMMARY
 

    Up here is a vintage Parker Duofold Button Filler fountain pen, which was manufactured Pre-War in England circa 1950s. 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. 

     This Parker Duofold is a fine example. Its length measures 5-1/4 inches. The pen is in EXCELLENT CONDITION. The pen is very glossy, without scretches, dings, dents and cracks all over the body. It is in stunning and RARE RED MARBLE and a eye-catching chevron gold cap band. It bears double jewel/twin tassie; and Parker Newheaven N solid 14ct gold nib. The Parker Duofold has a button filling system, which is particularly simple and elegant filling method - the end of the pen unscrews revealing a button which is depressed while the nib is immersed in ink. The pen has been serviced and tested for full functionality. This pen is rare and very much sought after, of such a vintage  pen in excellent condition. Ownership of pen with the history and prestige of the Parker Duofold, will provide the owner with a feeling of satisfaction and a sense of cermony each time that they write.

 
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SUMMARY
Model: Parker Duofold – England
Colour: Red marble
Overall Length: 5-1/4 inches
Date Manufactured: Circa 1950s
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: Red marble plastics
Top Ring: Gold; Polished
Top Jewel: Black rubber top screw cap
Trim Pattern: Elengant single gold cap band; Polished & stunning
Pocket Clip: Gold arrow pocket clip; 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 DUOFOLD 14K PEN N'
Condition of Feed : 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: Jewel end
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: Button-filling
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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