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VINTAGE ENGLISH PARKER DUOFOLD FOUNTAIN PEN
Aerometric; Broad Nib; Circa 1950s
was £299.99
now £199.99 old ink pens
 
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VINTAGE PARKER DUOFOLD FOUNTAIN PEN

~ The FLAGSHIP of the Parker Pen Company ~

~ Stunning Sharp Chevron Pattern Cap Band ~

~ Parker BROAD Solid 14ct Gold Nib ~

~ Classic Royal Black ~ Aerometric ~ Circa 1950s ~

~ Serviced, Nice Overall Condition ~

 
 
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SUMMARY
 
Up here is a vintage Parker Duofold fountain pen, which was manufactured in England circa 1950s. It is in classic royal black with stylish and eye-catching gold cap band in chevron pattern. It bears a BROAD Parker solid 14ct gold nib. The pen is in nice condition. The aerometric filling system is in perfect working order. The pen has been fully serviced and tested. This is rare and very much sought after, of such a vintage set in nice condition.

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 Duofold - English
Colour: Black
Overall Length: 5 inches
Date Manufactured: Circa 1950s
Filler Type: Aerometric
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: Black plastics
Top Ring: Gold; Polished
Top Jewel: Black dome jewel
Trim Pattern: Single gold chevron capband; Polished
Pocket Clip: Classic Parker 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 14K ENGLAND 25 8'
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 'PARKER DUOFOLD MADE IN ENGLAND'
End Jewel: N/A
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
 
THE FILLER
Type: Aerometric
Imprint: Reads 'PARKER TO FILL, PRESS RIBBED BAR AT LEAST 5 TIMES. THE PARKER PEN CO. LTD. LONDON. ENGLAND.'
Ink Storage: Medium
Work Done: Tested
Functionality: Excellent
 
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