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Nevertheless the public fell in love with the pen and were willing to pay this extravagant sum to own one[3].

Big Red Senior from 1928–9 I own several Duofold Seniors.

Having to repair the pens that he sold, it began to improve their functioning, and because the pens he changed worked better than the original and had success, he decided to found his own company.

He obtained his first patent (nº US-416944) in 1889, and a subsequent patent (nº US-512319) in 1894 for his special Lucky Curve feeder, which went back inside the pen with a special curved shape that is claimed to be able to call back the excess ink when the pen was not in use. Palmer, an insurer and they incorporated The Parker Pen Company in Janesville.

Together with Sheaffer, Waterman and Wahl-Eversharp is a recognized member of the Big Four.

ITEM #5299: PARKER STANDARD SIZED 51 VAC IN CEDAR BLUE WITH GOLD FILLED CAPS. Silver / Grey clip screws (jewels) and a Fine Parker 14K nib. 0 ITEM #5309: KULLOCK MANDARIN 51 STANDARD SIZED AEROMETRIC. Barrel and shell (hood) in Lucite by Ariel Kullock. Jim Marshall, expounds truths that will improve your quality of life, this time on "Everything an owner and user needs to know about buying, using, cleaning, testing, adjustments and repairs" of Parker 51s. Marshall of The Pen & Pencil Gallery is the author of many books on writing equipment and co-author of the definitive book on pen repair and several other writing equipment related books which are listed below. This cap is reminiscent of a 51 Special, except that it has a grey jewel and gold filled trim. ) 0 ITEM #5095: ARGENTINE 51/61 MK III BALLPOINT. This is not the more brown "Dark Burgundy", but the more red "Burgundy". Aerometric standard sized fountain pen has a Fine nib and the ballpoint has a metal thread insert. Of course Parker didn't think of it that way, they were just filling demand for pens. The set comes in a very clean un-numbered box with a halo/arrow mark on the lower right of the outer lid. ITEM #4678: PARKER 51 TRIPLE SET W/ BALLPOINT, FOUNTAIN PEN, AND REPEATER PENCIL. This pencil is a cap actuated push type pencil that went with the Aerometric style fountain pen.

Most of the rest of the parts are by Parker with the addition of a newly manufactured brass vac filling unit. Barrel and shell (hood) in Lucite by Ariel Kullock. Barrel and shell (hood) in Lucite by Ariel Kullock. (You dont run into many 51s with matching date codes on the nib and the barrel). 5 ITEM #P51 DVD: Once again, our Guru from up on the mountain top, Dr. 0 ITEM #4372: PARKER 51 BALLPOINT SET IN BURGUNDY. The nib is Fine and the pencil uses .036" (.9mm) leads and the mechanism works great. There is no date code on the pen, but this box (#256) was used in 1947-48. Lined, very cllean Sterling silver cap w/gold filled clip. Cap has plastic silver / grey jewel and blind cap has original Parker aluminum jewel. MEDIUM nib on fountain pen and ballpoint is cap actuated. "8" Date code on pen which takes in a measured .7cc. ITEM #4481: AEROMETRIC PARKER 51 MKII/MKIII TRANSITION BALLPOINT / FOUNTAIN PEN SET. A." Teal blue ballpoint / standard sized fountain pen set that has one piece MKIII chrome clip screws (jewels) and a cap with a 61 profile that says "51" on opposite sides of the cap lip but the pen doesn't have the flat end on the barrel like a MKIII; Parker still used a left-over barrel with the MKII rounded end and fine threads. A note about the jewels; In Sept of '73 the government issued rules such that Parker had to start making its jewels one piece - something about a choking hazard. ITEM #3925: PARKER 51 PENCIL IN COCOA WITH LUSTRALOY CAP. (Andrew khoon made me do that) ITEM #4539: PARKER 51 AEROMETRIC DEMI FOUNTAIN PEN IN PLUM. "8" date code on barrel and Medium/Fine clip, as measured on a Parker factory nib grader.

Plastic pens quickly dominated the market and were the mainstay of pen manufacturers ever since[2].

Duofolds sold for , which was considered outrageously expensive at the time.

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