Up here for auction is a vintage Parker “61” DELUXE fountain pen, which was manufactured in England circa 1950s. This Parker “61” comes with its original leather giftbox. The pen is in stunning 12kt rolled gold cap with torquoise body, in excellent condition. The pen bears DOUBLE SILVERY GREY JEWEL STONE. The metal arrow, which is inlaid into the shell just behind the nib, is in intact condition. The pen bears a capillary filling system. The filling system shows that the pen has been inked before. On the barrel is the intact original imprint.
The Parker advertising campaign for the 1956 Christmas season likens the revolutionary 61 to a pen from Outer Space, was very much on the mind of the American public at that time. This Parker “61” has a classic elegance and has been produced to the highest standards of craftsmanship, technology and aesthetics. The pen has been fully serviced. This is rare and very much sought after, of such a collectible and vintage pen in excellent condition.
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