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So far I have a Remington, and an Underwood in my collection of vintage pens, and am currently closely watching a Winchester and a Packard. For some reason these pens appeal to me simply because of their brand names. I know they have no connection to what made those names famous (well, Remington and Underwood both made typewriters). These pens are most likely all 3rd tier pens and all of them are cool, to me. They have nice coloring/marbling (the Remington's plunger even has the same black and red marbling as the pens cap and body), most are syringe fill and often similar to one another in sty
Hey, I'd love a little helping identifying this pen. It's a Packard, from the clip. Marbled bakelite, i think. Photo is attached. I paid $15 at an antique store. The rubber bladder inside is disintegrated, so my question is also, how to I go about getting a replacement and restoring this? thanks, Neil
A few days ago I bought this pen because it had a filling system I've never seen before. The only visible marking is the name "Packard" on the clip. I can't even say for sure if it is made out of celluloid or bakelite :-( The filling system is quite simple. There's just some kind of a "pushrod" that is used to fill the pen. The only info I found about Packard states that these were cheap pens in the 30s and 40s (http://www.richardspens.com/?page=ref/glossary/P.htm) but the nib on mine doesn't match that description: Apart from smelling really strange (that's why I don't thin