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What Parkers Are You Working With Today?


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#1 NABodie

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 12:06

Ok lets see em! Which Parkers are you using today?

I have these two in my shirt today:

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Grey 51 is 1Q 42 filled with Waterman Blue/Black

Nassau is 1Q 45 filled with Diamine Sapphire Blue.

Both are fine nibed.

Edited by NABodie, 07 September 2010 - 17:14.


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#2 richardandtracy

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 12:41

Unusually I haven't got a P51/P61, so I'm reduced to having
  • Parker Sonnet Chrome Finish, CT, with a stainless BI nib, Herbin scented Violet ink (which I can't smell but others can)
  • Parker Duofold Centennial, Pearl & Black, BI nib, Parker Permanent Green Quink from the 1980's.
No photos, camera is somewhere safe at the moment. I just wonder where 'Safe' is...

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 13:57

I have currently two Parkers inked:

1. A 1943 golden pearl Vacumatic Debutante.
2. A 1970 Parker 51 MKIII in Vista Blue.

#4 farmersmums

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 14:04

These are my standbys at work:

-1946 Canadian Vac 51, black with lustraloy cap, Mont Blanc Blue-Black
-1947 Demi Vac 51, black with lustraloy, Waterman Florida Blue

Some days I'll bring others in just for fun, but these two are my workhorses.
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#5 nxn96

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 15:13

The deskpen is a "51" Aero on a Magnetix base with a fine nib using Quink Blue/Black (although the nib is so fine that it tends to look more Black than Blue)
Today's shirtpen fp is a Cedar Blue "51" Aero with a fine/medium nib, same ink, Lustraloy cap. Yesterday's was a fine nibbed Cordovan Aero with a gold cap.
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#6 gregamckinney

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 15:14

- Black 1940 Vac Senior with a retipped CI nib. Filled with Aurora Black.
It is one of my best-writing pens, but I would hate to lose it, so I don't carry it outside the house or office too often.

- Parker 51 Flighter, filled with Diamine Red Dragon.

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 16:46

Carrying two in my pocket:

1. Jack Knife Safety Model 20 turban top BHR.
2. Slimfold with a Richard Binder stub.

On my desk is a 1946 Parker 51 Vac desk set with a fine nib.

Edited by John Danza, 07 September 2010 - 16:47.

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#8 Mickey

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 17:12

A 1990s vintage Black Duofold Centennial with a medium italic nib filled with Tanzanite.

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 18:15

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 21:23

At last someone who carries a black duofold centennial. I can't believe everyone doesn't have one within arms reach at all times. Thanks Mickey. I also prefer the black duofold with gold raised bands and a med nib with a mix of noodlers red black and parker black

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 22:23

Plum 51 fine with Noodlers Nightshade.

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#12 Buzz J

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 22:30

The depth of my addiction is revealed.....

On the desk today are:
Oversized Silver Pearl Vac with a monstrous flex
Golden Pearl Maxima (a typical Parker nail nib)
Silver Pearl Major with Jeweler's Band and a sweet slightly oblique cursive italic
DJ 51
SJ 51
Pelikan 600 (how'd that get here?)
so many pens, so little time.......

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 22:44

Just received today: 1947 P51 cordovan/GF converging, med nib with a wet line. Herbin blue myosotis ink.

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#14 Mickey

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 23:26

At last someone who carries a black duofold centennial. I can't believe everyone doesn't have one within arms reach at all times. Thanks Mickey. I also prefer the black duofold with gold raised bands and a med nib with a mix of noodlers red black and parker black


Hey, what else could I put in a three pen case with the Namiki Falcon (EF, Asa Gao) and the resin and gold Aurora 88 (B, Ku-jaku)?

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 23:31

sharing my coffee mug of "daily writers" with an MB 149 and 146 and a pelikan M800 are my go-to parkers: a flexy 1935 burgundy standard, a superflexy "late" canadian black major, and a sterling silver 75, all with broad nibs ;)

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 00:26

Parker 45 with (X) Fine nib filled with Lamy Blue-Black.

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 01:16

The usual suspects: a black 51 w/windowpane cap (Quink) in the pocket, and a blue Vac standard (Noodler's blue) in the desk pen holder.

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 01:27

a Prather Green Marble "51" Fine nib, filled with Waterman Green,
Blue 51 SE, Medium nib, filled with Diamine Kelly Green, and
modern Red Marbled Duofold International, Medium nib filled with Aurora Black

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 01:30

Torelli titanium 51, broad stub
Torelli 51 crimson+cobalt banded 51, Binder fine stub

Probably my two favorite pens.

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 02:51

47 date coded nassau with window pane cap, 14K trim
Short model Black Giant
and a Waterman 452 Sheraton overlay... just picked it up... for a song
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