Vintage Parker 51 “Special” Fountain Pen and Pencil Box Set
– New old stock – comes with RARE original price tag
– Vintage Parker 51 pen and pencil set
– in stunning original Parker 51 hard case box and instruction paper
– Matt chrome cap with blue barrel
– Aerometric filler
– Pen and pencil box set – perfect for gift for someone special
Vintage Parker 51 for sale – Up here is a vintage Parker “51” fountain pen and pencil box set, in new old stock condition, which was manufactured in Canada circa 1950s.
This Parker “51” is in Mark IV MKIV senior version, of overall length 5-1/2 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 an NEW OLD STOCK, barely inked or used before, with original price sticker on barrel of the pen and pencil. The filler is clear showing its is barely used.
It is a complete set matching pen and pencil, in an original hardcase Parker 51 gift box.
The pen set has been manufactured in stunning DING-FREE matt chrome plate cap, with blue body. The cap is very glossy like mirror.
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.
The Parker Pen Company was founded in 1888 by George S. Parker, whose mission was to manufacture a better pen. The Parker Pen Company’s tradition epitomizes the highest standards of craftsmanship, technology, and aesthetics. From the 1920s to the 1960s, Parker was No.1 in worldwide writing instrument sales. The Parker Duofold is one of the most recognizable and enduring fountain pen designs. Launched in 1921, the pen was a phenomenal success and put the Parker Pen Company squarely into the front rank of fountain pen manufacturers. Duofold remain popular in Europe being produced well into the 60s in varying sizes and colors when it was revived in the 80’s once again as Parker’s Flagship model.
In 1932, Parker began test marketing the next generation in fountain pens, the Golden Arrow. This radical new pen featured a compact plunger-operated pump filler that nestled at the back end of the barrel, eliminating the space-hungry pressure bar and sac. The Golden Arrow was later renamed as Vacumatic. The Vacumatic went on the market in 1933; and discontinued in 1939, due to the introduction of new Aero-metric filler.
Parker pens were frequently selected to sign important documents such as the World War II armistices, and commemorative editions were sometimes offered.
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