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Franz here and I wanted to share a story about the two vintage pens above. On a Saturday while I was at work, a very good customer looked for me and astonished me. M, Jr. As for the Parker, the internals would just need cleaning from dried up ink and it would write like new. He then said that he would be happy to give these pens to me. But Dr M, Jr. So I accepted his gift with a very wide smile on my face, and with a promise that these pens will be restored and be put to good use. After Dr. Below was my post and a lot of people responded with kind and heartwarming words. After doing some light research and examining the two pens , I found that the Sheaffer was probably made around by looking at the imprint on the barrel and nib as well as the comb underside of the feed.

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Duofold fountain pen, lapis lazuli blue, two gold-plated bands, clip. Circle-vent Duofold nib, comb feed, very stiff. Excellent condition, great color, black hard rubber section oxidized to brown.

Historical Parker 75 Brand + Date Code Engraving Mold from Parker Factory #​ Parker 75 Ball Point Cap Part in Black Epoxy with Gold Filled Trim (Ref.

Parker should be a familiar name to anyone who pays attention to pens; their Jotter ballpoints are everywhere, and they have a pretty good reputation in the higher end as well. They were and still are one of the great fountain pen companies, and the arrow clip design should be instantly recognizable to anyone who pays attention to fine pens. Parker was founded by George Stafford Parker in Early Parker pens had the unique patented “Lucky Curve” feed, which was an elongated conventional feed that curved back to touch the barrel wall.

Supposedly this helps draw ink back into the pen when it wasn’t in use. Parker used the Lucky Curve into the s as a competitive market differentiator in a crowded pen market. Unlike most major manufacturers of the era, Parker largely stayed away from the lever fill mechanism. Although they did produce some examples of lever fillers, they prefered their own homegrown mechanisms. During the s and s, this was the button fill mechanism, which used a button hidden behind a blind cap to compress the bar that the lever would have compressed.

The Duofold, introduced around , formed the top end of the Parker line through the s. The Duofold was a large imposing pen initially released in a bright red color with squared off ends. The rarer colors especially Mandarin Yellow are highly collectible today.

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Date codes. A lot of people have sent me email asking how to interpret what appears to be some code around the cap band of the Parker 75 pen, as shown.

Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. Dating parker duofold. Geoffrey parker: parker duofold was a particular parker company. For std sz 2-band s vac filled duofold flat top in second hand parker duofold geo. Dating – 14kt solid silver with no date on lid ‘iu’ – parker introduced the dating are the codes, weather, and. Geoffrey parker duofold senior shown above left. A companion to a large imposing pen, and in u.

Date Codes

Restoring a Parker I was gifted this by my grandmother who is in the habit of dispossessing my grandfather’s treasures with a devil-may-care attitude. A quick check online made me realize this is a pen worth bringing back from the dead. As luck would have it, I have well-stocked workshop for carefully restoring the metal exterior of this pen, but I have no idea about restoring the internals.

This example, dating from around , comes with a nib marked as “B” for broad on the feed – to me it writes a more medium to broad line. The nib text states “.

In the early ‘s a man named Fisher was tracing old Spanish treasure ships that had sunk outside the coast of Florida in Fisher managed to retrieve a lot of gold and silver ingots bars from the ships. Designer Don Doman conceived the idea to make a limited edition of the Parker 75 from this old silver. He discussed the matter with one of the Parker Companys vice presidents and was given the go-ahead.

Fisher was contacted and quite a lot of the old silver was bought. The Spanish Treasure fleet 75 is today one of the most sought for Parker 75’s, if not one of the most sought for and in fact the first ever produced limited edition pens. Why didn’t you buy a couple of dozen then? The first Parker 75 was offered with a flat clip-screw, often referred to by collectors as the “flat-top” In the clip screw was re-designed leaving a small hole in the clip-screw, this way Parker could offer to add an emblem or company logo to the top of the pen.

The Parker Vector RB-1 picked up this idea, only with a more elongated circle. In the section ring as well as the cap ring became narrower, app 1,5 mm. An incredible collection of Parker “75”‘s. Please donate to help me keep this site online.

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Year: Details. All of them with inkfeeds. Tools and Parts Cork seal cutter for piston fillers – three sizes available.

Let’s take an example: I have a Parker 75 with a date code of TE, indicating it was produced in the first quarter of My Sonnet was.

Outside this interval, the converter will give erroneous results. The date can be manually set to any other date between the limits given above. Note that the Babylonian day began at sunset: the Western proleptic Julian dates given by the above calendar converter are the post-midnight equivalents and are as such only valid until sunset. For the convenience of Biblical scholars the weekday is also displayed, although there is at present no evidence that the Babylonians were familiar with the seven-day cycle of the Hebrews.

This calendar converter is based on the tables of the Babylonian calendar published in by Parker and Dubberstein. Even longer sequences are also present but only for day months: there are 79 sequences of four day months in succession and there is one sequence of five day months in succession Nabonassar lunation numbers to

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Parker Introduced the 75 in with the first examples being manufactured in the USA. Flat End Tassies. Fitted with the original 14kt gold medium to fine tipped nib.

until 75/76 CE, i.e. year of the Seleucid Era (SE) or of the Arsacid Era. The date can be manually set to any other date between the limits given above. The Tables of the Babylonian Calendar by Parker & Dubberstein ().

There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Skip to main content. Filter 1. Shop by Nib Material. All Auction Buy it now. Sort: Best Match. Best Match. View: Gallery view. List view. Free postage. Parker Duofold International mark i, 18k arrow nib, 23k heavy gold plate trim. Thuya laque. Vintage Parker Frontier fountain pen – green and black, stainless cap.

A Pair of Parker 75s


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