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VINTAGE PARKER SENIOR DUOFOLD LUCKY CURVE LAPIS BLUE FOUNTAIN PEN (PK099)
Lapis Lazuli Blue; Lucky Curve; Flat-Top; Circa 1920s
was £559.99
now £439.99
 
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VINTAGE PARKER SENIOR DUOFOLD FOUNTAIN PEN

~ Very Large Oversize Pen of 5-1/2 Inches Long ~ LAPIS LAZULI BLUE ~ Flat Top ~

~ PreWar ~ The Flagship of the Parker Pen Company ~

~ Gold Trim ~ Crisp Imprint ~ Button Filler ~ EXTRA LARGE Solid 14ct Gold Nib, Circa 1920s ~

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

 
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SUMMARY
 

Up here is a vintage Parker Senior Duofold LUCKY CURVE Flat Top Button Filler fountain pen, which was manufactured Pre-War in USA circa 1920s. 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, which is very large pen, really standing out among pens. It is in stunning LAPIS LAZULI BLUE patterning and a eye-catching gold cap band. The pen is in excellent condition, without scretches, dings, dents and cracks all over the body. It bears an EXTRA LARGE Parker 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 set has been serviced and tested for full functionality. This set is rare and very much sought after, of such a vintage pen in good 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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Model: Parker Senior Duofold LUCKY CURVE – USA
Colour: Lapis blue
Overall Length: 5-1/2 Inches
Date Manufactured: Circa 1920s
Filler Type: Button filler
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: Lapis blue plastics
Top Ring: Gold; Polished
Top Jewel: Black rubber top screw cap
Trim Pattern: Elengant gold cap band; Polished & stunning
Pocket Clip: Gold pocket clip with patent number engraved 'PAT.SEP 5-16'; 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 PEN P'
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 FOUNTAIN PEN LUCKY CURVE JANESVILLE.WIS. U.S.A. PAT.4-25-11' with the LUCKY CURVE banner
End Jewel: Black rubber 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: Button Filler
Imprint: N/A
Ink Storage: Medium - Large storage; Easy to handle button filler mechanism
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: Excellent
 
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