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What Parkers Have Joined Your Collection Lately?

parker p45 sonnet p51 p21 jotter p75 vacumatic duofold ciselle

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#181 bhbarto

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Posted 24 June 2020 - 13:24

A “51” from the early 60’s.  

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#182 NumberSix

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Posted 30 June 2020 - 23:46

Finally received a burgundy 45 Arrow GT from the UK - it's been about 6 weeks, through no fault of the ebay seller. 

 

It's a lovely pen, but I prefer the metal caps of the regular 45s. I bought it because he advertised it as a gold nib, and I didn't have a F in gold. Now I wonder if it might be gold-plated, but my initial impression is it's a better writer than my two steel F nibs. 

 

Get this:  Dude shipped it with a half-used parker cartridge. It made it all the way across the pond and apparently all over America, and the only issue was a few drops of ink in the cap. Started right up like it had been sitting on my desk since yesterday. I was going to swap out the nib into one of my 45s, but I think I will write this cart dry first and see if the plastic cap format grows on me. In the hand, the two models feel quite similar in weight. 

 

 

 



#183 NumberSix

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Posted 30 June 2020 - 23:50

The last item outstanding from my April/May lockdown ebay insanity is a 25, coming from the UK.

 

I bought it 5 weeks ago. The guy wanted a lot of money to ship it tracked (relative to price of the pen), so I gambled and told him no. It may never arrive. Or one day it will just show up.  :o



#184 jcrowemag

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Posted Yesterday, 02:06

A “51” from the early 60’s.  

Great looking pen! I have been considering trading my Dove Grey 51 Vac with gold cap for a black Aerometric. Anyone have a nice example let me know! I prefer an earlier Aero though. Must have relatively recent sac. :) 



#185 Beechwood

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Posted Yesterday, 06:22

A 1945 Parker Long Junior,  made in Canada, 2 ring cap, all gold nib.

 

Despite the name a Long Junior is directly comparable to a Long Major.

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#186 shalitha33

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Posted Yesterday, 11:55

A Parker 51 with R.Silver cap.

 

Cap has few scratches but in a usable condition for day to day use.  Unsure of its age  :(

 

 

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Edited by shalitha33, Yesterday, 11:57.


#187 jcrowemag

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Posted Yesterday, 16:24

Gorgeous pen 



#188 Carguy

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Posted Today, 00:17

Another gray striped Vac standard with beautiful two tone nib. If it has the lockdown filler and is marked 44, would that be 4th quarter 1934? I dont think that they used this type filler in 1944.

Also a nice blue lapis Duofold junior with slight darkening as is common, but not too bad.

Also got the Pelikan 120 for my first vintage Pelikan.

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