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Show Us Your Parker 45

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#41 baz666



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Posted 15 April 2012 - 18:52

Parker 45s (along with my Parker 21s) have been my all-around daily writers for several years now. Inherited a few from my Dad. 45s are very smooth writers and are "wet" writers with good ink flow, I've never had skips when writing with 45s. They are pretty reliable.

Guys, show us your 45s.

Why not?

Why not indeed!

Here are "some" of mine.


As you can see, I quite like Parker 45`s


Paul all I can say is :notworthy1: :notworthy1: &:thumbup: :thumbup: Then WOW

Tom Heath

Thanks Tom,
I have 1 or 2 more nice P45's since those pics were taken,
Must try to update my pics


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Posted 17 April 2012 - 01:01

Bought my first 45 today. A nice burgundy example. Can't wait to get a converter for it and try it out!
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#43 thomas.russell


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Posted 02 April 2013 - 00:12

I have a large quantity of Parker 45s and Colleges, but regrettably it's quantity over quality at this point (although I do have some nice gold brocade "Ladies", a couple of nice Insignias and Coronets and a few Harlequins):

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 03:17


I'm following that with...


I'm still not getting on with the nib, it's a smooth wet writer but too broad for me. I'm hoping to find a gold fine nib to replace it with, but I've overspent this month & next already. Agh.

Edited by Inkysloth, 02 April 2013 - 13:07.

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#45 thomas.russell


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Posted 13 August 2013 - 11:23

Here are a few more shots of some of my 45s:

And below, in all their glorious low-resolution Facebook-hosted glory...








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Posted 13 August 2013 - 15:43

I had this pic in another thread a while back, but here's my 45 family.



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Posted 07 December 2017 - 17:16

Pleased to share some snap shots of my Parker 45 ballpoint pen.  Saw this from a boxful of old pens that were about to be thrown away by an old friend.






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Posted 07 December 2017 - 21:19

I have two 45s:

- a dark red gold trim mechanical pencil with ballpoint body found among my father's pens (dated 1996 with an Y).

- a midnight blue gold filled cap, 14k gold nib USA-made 45 Custom fountain pen from the 60s which I bought from an auction site. It has an original fatty squeeze converter.


(Also, my boyfriend has a 45 ballpoint pen from somewhere which looks exactly the same as my 45 pencil, dark red, gold trim with IIIN date code and original logo, possibly 1989. It was funny to discover :) )


Both of them are excellent for their purpose :)


(Sorry, part of the photos might not be the best. Gotta take better daylight ones).




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