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#1 Parkette

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Posted 15 April 2019 - 11:14

You may wish to avoid items from this seller who is selling imitiation Parker Sonnets.

 

https://www.ebay.co....BIAAOSwteFb-I~I

 

The seller has reinvented himself being a seller called agedarmybrat in the past, I would assume that he has collapsed that trading name due to being reported to ebay for selling fake Parkers.

 

The new listing has been reported to ebay.

 

 


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Posted 15 April 2019 - 11:49

How do you know these are fakes? Please elaborate. Thank you.



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Posted 15 April 2019 - 11:59

I have bought from the seller in the past, when challenged about his pens he accepted that they were fakes and gave a refund. For a while he modified his listings using phrases such as Chinese Parker Sonnet, or Parker Sonnet replica, you actually had a better idea of what you were buying.

 

 

 

As a pen they are actually quite well made, but they are not as described.

 

This thread tells the back story on fake Sonnets.

 

http://www.fountainp...t-real-or-fake/


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Posted 15 April 2019 - 12:10

The original item has been taken down by ebay, the seller has relisted the item immediately.


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Posted 15 April 2019 - 12:20

> The original item has been taken down by ebay

That is not true. The bidding time was just running out while I was looking at the link. Ebay had not taken it down.



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Posted 15 April 2019 - 12:28

> The original item has been taken down by ebay

That is not true. The bidding time was just running out while I was looking at the link. Ebay had not taken it down.

 

 

Ok.

 

I got  a different message on my screen.

 

I am not going to argue with you over this matter, personal choice on whether anyone wishes to proceed.

 

 

The seller has had feedback on 7 other 'Parker Sonnets', all identical to the one now offered for sale.

 

 

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Edited by Parkette, 15 April 2019 - 12:31.

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Posted Yesterday, 19:09

A while ago I purchased one of these faux Parker pens in RB style. It's quite nice and uses real Parker refills. It'd great for etc and if you lose it you're out only $5.00.....


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Posted 11 minutes ago

A while ago I purchased one of these faux Parker pens in RB style. It's quite nice and uses real Parker refills. It'd great for etc and if you lose it you're out only $5.00.....

 

 

There was another seller of these fake Parkers, I saw one of his products and it was a well made fountain pen, although there was an odd description by the seller in that the pen would take Parker cartridges or SIC, which is a good trick.

 

Parker have agreed that the pen shown in the listing above is not a Parker, although the seller swears blind that it is the genuine article. My suspicions are aroused as his pen is one 7+ that he has sold, all identical, no box or a Parker warranty.

 

You need to take a view on whether it is acceptable to buy a fake item, described as genuine, as this  encourages the trade in what many see as a criminal/illegal activity.


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