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VINTAGE PARKER LUCKY CURVE 24 GOLD ORNAMENTED BAND FOUNTAIN PEN (PK119)
Early Antique; Circa 1900s
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VINTAGE EARLY PARKER LUCKY CURVE #24 FOUNTAIN PEN~ Stunning Early Black Hard Rubber ~~ Long Bold Pen of Overall Length 5-1/4 inches ~~ Stunning RARE Gold Ornamented Cap Band ~~ Jack-Knife Safety ~~ Button Filler ~ a Parker Solid 14ct Gold Nib, Circa 1910s ~~ New Ink Sac Fitted, Serviced, Nice Overall Condition ~
 
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SUMMARY
 
Up here is a vintage Early Parker Lucky Curve #24 Button Filler fountain pen, which was manufactured Pre-War in USA circa 1910s. The pen is pretty long and bold, of overall length 5-1/4 inches. The pen is in nice condition, without any damages all over the body, only some wear due to age. It is in stunning and highly sought after black hard rubber. The pen bears a stunning gold ornamented capband. It bears a Parker solid 14ct gold nib. On the barrel is imprint with patent dates (as early as 1900s) and the lucky curve banner; and on the cap is the imprint 'JACK-KNIFE SAFETY PAT.JANE 4.1912'. At the end of the barrel is the model number '24' embossed. This Parker Lucky Curve 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. Only there are some wears and scretches due to age. 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 Lucky Curve Jack-Knife Safety #24 - USA
Colour: Black hard rubber
Overall Length: 5-1/4 inches
Date Manufactured: Circa 1910s
Filler Type: Button fil
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 hard rubber
Top Ring: N/A
Top Jewel: Black screw cap
Trim Pattern: Reads 'JACK-KNIFE SAFETY PAT.JANE 4.1912'
Pocket Clip: Clipless pen
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 LUCKY CURVE PEN 4'
Condition of Feed : Excellent
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 FOUNTAIN PEN JANEVILLE.WIS. U.S.A. PAT. JAN.3-05. APR.11-05 APR.25-12. JUN4-12.' with 'LUCKY CURVE' banner
End Jewel: Black rubber end screw cap; model number '24' embossed
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
fountain pen barrel
pen barrel
 
THE FILLER
Type: Button fil
Imprint: N/A
Ink Storage: Medium
Work Done: A new sac fitted. 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: Nice
 
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