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Black Parker Junior Vacumatic Jewel Blind Cap


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#1 Daveeho

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 15:17

Hello,

 

         I am looking for a Black Parker junior vacumatic jewel blind cap, I have the pen but the wrong end cap has been fitted.

 

         Hope to hear from someone!

 

 

         David



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Posted 30 November 2017 - 15:44

I dont know much about Vacumatics but I think people may want to know which series Vac you are referring to, the year on the barrel would do if you are not sure of the series.

 

Does it look like this one for example

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#3 Daveeho

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 16:24

Thank you for that suggestion, below are two photos, showing wrong type of blind cap.

 

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#4 mitto

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 01:11

You need a (first generation) lockdown filler junior blind cap.
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Posted 01 December 2017 - 01:20

Your pen is a Golden Vacumatic, which was made in the Jr and Deb sizes, never the 3 band standard size.  The blind cap that is on it is from a Duofold.  Mito is correct.  I will add that the blind cap will be black with a tassie and black jewel.


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 02:30

It should look like this:

 

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 07:19

And the blind cap/tassie is essentially unique.  Hard to find part.


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 10:06

For more information on the Vacumatic Golden Web, reading this article may be helpful.

http://www.penhero.c...icGoldenWeb.htm
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Posted 01 December 2017 - 15:12

Many thanks for the replies, although now I am not filled with much hope. Best to keep looking, maybe something will turn up.

 

 

David



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Posted 01 December 2017 - 16:49

I don't know that its all that unique.  The Jr and 3 band standard were the same diameter, the Jr just a little shorter, and with a 2 band cap.  The blind cap and tassie/jewels were the same, so you could get the blind cap from any black Jr or Standard lock down Vac.


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 17:04

I don't know that its all that unique.  The Jr and 3 band standard were the same diameter, the Jr just a little shorter, and with a 2 band cap.  The blind cap and tassie/jewels were the same, so you could get the blind cap from any black Jr or Standard lock down Vac.


I think Tod / F.Boy frightened the OP by saying the blind cap/tassie was essentially unique and was, thus, a hard to find part.
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Posted 02 December 2017 - 05:03

I think Tod / F.Boy frightened the OP by saying the blind cap/tassie was essentially unique and was, thus, a hard to find part.

I believe there to be a slight difference in the blind caps mentioned.  I may be one of a few that thinks so.


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#13 mitto

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 05:11

I believe there to be a slight difference in the blind caps mentioned.  I may be one of a few that thinks so.


But can't you grant him permission to 'get away' with just a black 1st G. Junior blind cap on compassionate grounds? For the time being, at least. :)
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Posted 02 December 2017 - 06:03

But can't you grant him permission to 'get away' with just a black 1st G. Junior blind cap on compassionate grounds? For the time being, at least. :)

It is ok.  I have far more desk pens with caps than I need...


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Posted 02 December 2017 - 08:40

It is ok.  I have far more desk pens with caps than I need...


Hint implied?

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 16:11

Hint implied?

Yes.  I lack blind caps for both sizes, especially the larger one thus my extra desk pens...


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