Parker 51 First Year Aluminium Jewel Double-Jewel Blue Diamond Fountain Pen

£ 745

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Up here for auction is a vintage Parker “51” Double Jewel Mark I series fountain pen, which was manufactured in USA circa 1941. This is specially a “first year” edition, with a alumium jewel at the barrel end. The size of this Parker 51 is large, with overall length near 5-3/8 inches. The Parker “51” went into production in 1941, and remained a best-seller for decades thereafter. Perhaps no other fountain pen has been so unanimously acclaimed as a classic. Nor is it merely a triumph of styling – though it has a place in the Museum of Modern Art’s design collection, and Lazlo Moholy-Nagy found it worthy of praise – for it is also one of the most robust and practical writing instruments ever made. This stylish Parker “51” is a RARE AND HIGHEST GRADE of the series, with double-jewel / twin-tassie Mark I series. The cap is also a SPECIAL edition, with lustraloy cap with gold capband. It has been manufactured in classic color – INDIA BLACK celluloid material. The cap is in excellent condition, WITHOUT any damages, dings, dents. On the pocket clip is a blue diamond, representing Parker’s lifetime warranty. The vacumatic filling system is in working order. This Parker “51” has a classic elegance and has been produced to the highest standards of craftsmanship, technology and aesthetics. This is rare and very much sought after, of such a collectible and vintage pen in nice condition

Additional information



Country Manufactured




Capped length

5-3/8 inches

Date Manufactured

Circa 1950s

Filler Type

Vacumatic Speedline filler


full functionality and working order, serviced