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Parker


Parker and Waterman are old American pen companies that migrated to Europe for business reasons. Both are currently owned by Newell Rubbermaid.  Both have made wonderful pens through the century. I'm particularly fond of Parker Vacumatics and Duofold Juniors. English Parkers are also wonderful writers, often with flexible nibs

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14 DEC 2014
Parker 51 Signet
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English Parker 51 Signet with 1/10 12 Kt Rolled Gold barrel and cap.  Medium nib, with an aerometric filler.  Very good condition, with no dings and only light wear. 5 11/16", 144 mm.

Price: $175 with free shipping in the US

English Parker Duofold
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English Duofold. Aerometric filler.  Fine-to-medium 14 Kt nib. Imprint is quite faint.  4 7/8", 125 mm.

Price: $90 with free shipping in the US

Danish Parker Duofold
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A Danish Duofold. This one looks like the English Duofolds, but has a button filler instead of aerometric.  One scratch on the cap.  Mild brassing of the cap band. An XF 14 Kt nib.  5 1/8", 131 mm.

Price: $120 with free shipping in the US

Parker Premier
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Gorgeous cisele pen that was based on the Parker 75, but it's larger and has fancier fixtures (like the cap band). Made in France.  Broad 18 Kt nib. 5 5/16", 135 mm.

Price: $250 with Free Shipping in the US

Parker Duofold International
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Beautiful blue marbled modern Duofold International set, used but in like-new condition. Comes with the cartridge-converter filler fountain pen and a ballpoint/rollerball. Nib on the fountain pen is a #84 18 Kt. broad.  The International size is the smaller modern Duofold - but it's not small!.  5 3/8", 135 mm.

Price: $350 with Free Shipping in the US

 Parker 180 Flighter
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One of those cool pen artifacts, from the late 1970s. This Parker 180 in stainless steel was US made.  The gold nib can be flipped over - it's extra fine on one size, medium on the other. Narrow body, good length. Aerometric cartidge/Converter. 5 1/4", 133 mm. 

Price: $130 with Free Shipping in the US

Mandarin Parker Duofold Set
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This is the iconic Mandarin Yellow Streamlined Duofold from the 1920s. This set comes with the senior sized pen, box, and a working pencil.  The pen cap, like most Mandarins, has small cracks. In this case they've been very well restored (by someone before me).  The close up shows the cracks.  The nib is a medium, but I'd be unlikely to use this pen - these are rare because the plastic is very brittle, so they're really mostly display pieces (in truth).  Other than some brassing of the clip ball and tiny areas of brassing on the cap bands, there are no other issues.  The box shows a some wear, but it's quite intact and very cool.

Price: $850 with Free Shipping in the US PRICE REDUCED - $765

English Parker Duofold Maxima
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SB317- Great, solid, relatively large pen in burgundy red.  Very good condtion. A bit of brassing to cap band, and the imprint is fairly faint.  Fine/Medium 14 Kt nib.  Aerometric filler. 5 5/8", 142 mm.  A nice combination of utility and a very attractive pen.

Price: $140 with Free Shipping in the US

Parker Duofold
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SB319 - Nice Parker Duofold with a burgundy colored barrel and a rolled gold cap.  The nib is 14 Kt medium that acts like a fine/medium stub. Some brassing to the cap near the lip. Plastic in nice condition. New Sac - button filler.  5 3/8", 137 mm. 

Price: $140 with Free Shipping in the US

Parker 65 Cumulus
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hk5 - Gorgeous and unusual English Parker 65 in the Cumulus pattern. Seems to be rolled gold. Interesting 14 Kt Broad italic nib. Cartridge/converter (squeeze type in place). 5 1/4", 135 mm. 

Price: $200 with Free Shipping in the US

French Parker 180
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HK15- One of those cool pen artifacts, from the late 1970s. The Parker 180 in Ecorce (bark) gold plate has a nib that can be flipped over - it's extra fine on one size, medium on the other. Narrow body, good length. Cartidge/Converter. 5 1/4", 133 mm. 

Price: $140 with Free Shipping in the US

Danish Parker Duofold - Big Red
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There must be a story to this Streamlined Parker Duofold Senior.  The imprint isn't that sharp, but you can see both the "Made in USA" and the round anchor mark that Parker put on its Danish pens. The nib is a Penol Ambassador. No question it's Danish!  Firm fine. The feed is the Christmas tree style.  New sac.  Button filler.  Faint imprint, a few short scratches, and brassing of the clip ball and cap bands.   5 3/16", 132 mm.

Price: $225 with Free Shipping in the US

Danish Parker Popular - Terracotta
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A very pretty mid-size Danish Parker.  It's really pretty, in excellent condition, with a very clear imprint (and Danish Anchor symbol).  The nib is a medium 14 Kt Parker nib.    5 1/4", 132 mm.

Price: $125 with Free Shipping in the US

Danish Parker Duofold
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A very attractive black Duofold, made in Denmark. It's a two jewel model, with a button filler under the blind cap.  Great imprint. The nib is a 14 Kt fine/medium (more fine). Some deskwear to the plastic, otherwise no problems.  5 1/4", 134 mm.

Price: $120 with Free Shipping in the US

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1817 - Parker 51 Special (which means an Octanium nib instead of a gold one). Aerometric filler. Navy Gray barrel. XF nib.  Excellent condition.  

Price: $90 with free shipping in the US

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SB103 - Vacumatic filler with new diagphragm. Dark blue barrel. F/M nib.  1947. Excellent condition.  

Price: $125 with free shipping in the US

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kel1 - Demi aerometric. Burgundy barrel, Lustralloy cap. F nib.  Excellent condition.  

Price: $100 with free shipping in the US

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1811 - Demi aerometric.  Black barrel. Brushed steel cap.  F nib.  1948. Very good condition.  

Price: $80 with free shipping in the US

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1812 - Demi aerometric. Midnight blue barrel. 12 Kt gold filled cap. F nib. 1951. Excellent condition.  

Price: $100 with free shipping in the US

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1813 - Demi aerometric. Forest Green barrel. 12 Kt fold filled cap.  F nib.  Pretty pen. Excellent condition.  

Price: $110 with free shipping in the US

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1686 - Black barrel. Exellent condition. Vacumatic filler. New diaphragm.  Fine nib. 1948.

Price: $125 with free shipping in the US

Parker 51s
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1683 - 51 Special - Aerometric - Black, Chrome - 1950 - fine - Mint, with partial sticker that says "51 F".  

Price: $130 with free shipping in the US

Parker 21s
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1705 - New Old Stock with Label "21 Special" - Aerometric - Blue barrel. Brushed steel cap. Fine nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $50 with free shipping in the US

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1696 - New Old Stock Pen & Pencil Set with Label "21 Special" - Aerometric - Green barrels (despite my photo!). Brushed steel cap. Medium nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $70 with free shipping in the US

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1695 - New Old Stock Pen & Pencil Set with Label "Super 21" - Aerometric - Gray barrels. Brushed steel caps. Fine nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $90 with free shipping in the US

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1700 - New Old Stock Pen with Label "Super 21" - Aerometric - Gray barrel. Brushed steel cap. Medium nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $75 with free shipping in the US

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1701 - New Old Stock Pen with Label "Super 21" - Aerometric - Black barrel. Brushed steel cap. Medium nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $75 with free shipping in the US

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1702 - New Old Stock Pen with Label "Super 21" - Aerometric - Blue barrel. Brushed steel cap. Fine nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $75 with free shipping in the US

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1698 - New Old Stock Pen - unlabelled Super 21 - Aerometric - Black barrel. Brushed steel cap. Fine nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $65 with free shipping in the US

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1699 - New Old Stock Pen with Label "Super 21" - Aerometric - Green barrel. Brushed steel cap. Medium nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $75 with free shipping in the US

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1704 - New Old Stock Pen - unlabelled 21 Special - Aerometric - Blue barrel. Brushed steel cap. Fine nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $55 with free shipping in the US

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1700 - New Old Stock Pen with Label "21 Deluxe" - Aerometric - Blue barrel. Lined stainless steel cap with a gold plated clip. Medium nib.  5 1/4", 133 mm.  Less common.

Price: $115 with free shipping in the US


Parker Sonnet - Black
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Black Sonnet in excellent condition.  It has a soft medium 18 kt nib.   Cartridge-converter filler. 5 1/4", 133 mm.

Price: $140 with Free Shipping in the US

Red Hard Rubber Senior Duofold
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An imperfect but still nice Red Hard Rubber Senior Duofold.  What's wrong? A very small chip and lip crack, for one. There's no pressure on the lip when the pen is fully posted, so there's no reason this should get worse.  But it is there.  The cap band is fairly brassed (could be polished to hide it, but it's still brassed). The barrel threads are black. When rubbed, they smell like rubber, but feel like plastic (I'd bet the latter).  The imprint is a bit worn, but completely present (see the middle photo).  And the spring is a two-piece spring, like those in a streamlined Duofold. Nib is fine and semi-flexible.   5 1/2", 139 mm.

Price: $300 with Free Shipping in the US