Name: Parker 51 Fountain Pen & Pencil Set
Maker: Parker 51 Made in England, c1950
Colour: Dove Grey / Metal
Material: Acrylic / Lustralloy Cap
Nib: 14k Gold Parker 51 Nib - Medium Nib
Filling System: Aerometric Converter Filled (Squeeze bar to fill)
Condition: Restored, Near Mint
This Parker 51 set has been professionally restored. The pen has been taken apart, breather tube, ink collector, nib and feed removed and cleaned, the aerometric sac ultrasonically cleaned and replaced.
The nib has been tuned and writes beautifully.
The pen has been reassembled and cosmetically polished, bringing this classic pen into full working order, ready to be inked and enjoyed.
The pencil has been fitted with replacement 0.9mm lead,
There are no major imperfections to note, no chips cracks or engravings
The pen has only light sings of wear, micro-scratches present, otherwise a near perfect example.
Parker 51 Overview
The Parker 51 went into production in 1941, and remained a best-seller for decades thereafter, it has been dubbed 'The World's Most Wanted Pen'. The majority of examples in circulation, date from the 1950s and are still providing faithful service to millions of people worldwide.
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, it is also one of the most robust and practical writing instruments ever made.
This example sports a rather lovely medium nib, a superb pen, lovingly restored and ready to write
Writing Style & Nib Appraisal
The nib has been tuned to ensure smooth writing experience. Please see the photo gallery for a writing sample.
Recommended for everyday use, calligraphy, greeting cards, signatures, journaling, and all forms of appropriate use.
Why not pair with a bottle of Organics Studio ink? An ink from their vintage series would suit this pen very well indeed.
Length Capped: 137mm
Length Uncapped: 127mm
Length Posted: 151mm
Section Diameter: 10mm
Barrel Diameter: 10.5mm
Cap Diameter: 11.5mm