Parker vacumatic dating
Nevertheless the public fell in love with the pen and were willing to pay this extravagant sum to own one.Big Red Senior from 1928–9 I own several Duofold Seniors.Parker is one of the few American historical fountain pens brand remained continuously active to this day.The Parker Pen Company was founded by George Safford Parker in 1888 in Janesville, Wisconsin.
The weight and size of the pen are given in the table below.
Barrel and shell (hood) in Lucite by Ariel Kullock. $ 160 ITEM #5310: KULLOCK COCOA 51 STANDARD SIZED AEROMETRIC W/ DOUBLE JEWELS and FINE PARKER 14 k NIB. 5 ITEM #5311: KULLOCK MANDARIN STANDARD SIZED AERO 51, GF CAP DBL JEWELS. 5 ITEM #5315: PARKER GREY VAC 51 W/ STNLS CAP W/ STACKED COIN BAND; '1946' NIB '6' with/ 3 DOT DATE CODE. Fine gold nib - i can't tell if this is 14K - as I pointed out above, thes can't be taken apart because they are glued together - and 12K gold filled cap and green barrel. ITEM #4741: VACUMATIC PARKER 51 STANDARD SIZED FOUNTAIN PEN and TWIST PENCIL SET IN CORDOVAN BROWN. Has "PARKER MADE IN USA" on side of blind cap and no discernable date. ITEM #4545: PARKER 51 BALLPOINT / STANDARD SIZE AEROMETRIC FOUNTAIN PEN SET IN DARK BLUE WITH BRUSHED STAINLESS CAPS and CHROME TRIM. Both are cap actuated with no dents or dings in the metal. Nib is mid-FINE as measured on a Parker factory nib grading gage. MEDIUM nib on fountain pen and metal thread insert in cap actuated ballpoint.
ITEM # 5306: KULLOCK 51 STANDARD SIZED VACUMATIC IN COCOA WITH DOUBLE JEWELS. The average for an Aero standard sized 51 is 1.3cc. This set cannot be returned if it has been dipped or filled. ITEM #3049: PARKER 51 DOUBLE JEWELED VAC WITH ALUMINUM JEWEL ON BLIND CAP. ITEM #4310: PARKER 51 BLACK BALLPOINT and PENCIL SET WITH GOLD FILLED CAPS and TRIM. The gold filled cap with gold filled clip, inside mechanisms, and 14K FINE nib are original Parker parts. Spotless dent-free & ding-free caps with vertical line pattern converging at the top in groups of 5 separated by blank spaces wide at the top and coming to a point at the cap band. ITEM #4544: PARKER 51 BALLPOINT / STANDARD SIZE AEROMETRIC FOUNTAIN PEN SET IN NAVY GREY WITH GOLD FILLED CAPS and TRIM. Double jewels and crisp imprint with "6." date code.
The specific one shown in this post was made in 1928 or 1929.
It has two thin gold bands on the cap, that distinguish it from earlier models that had either no band, or a single large band.