Parker Snake Limited Edition Fountain Pen No.3557 / 5000
Sterling Silver Overlay (Hallmarked) Black Resin & Jade Green Jewelled Snake Eyes
18K Gold Parker Nib - Medium
Made in UK: 1997
Modern Parker Cartridges or Ink Converter Compatible (Converter Included)
Includes: Full presentation box, inner box, ink converter & Parker cartridges
This stunning modern limited edition is a recreation of the original 1906 Parker Snake pen, coveted by vintage pen collectors worldwide, only 5,000 fountain pens have been produced in sterling silver, featuring a full snake on both the cap and barrel, accented by two hand cut emeralds for eyes in both snake heads.
Parker used The "lost wax" casting technique to create the sterling silver overlay which dates back to the Shang Dynasty in China, this is a masterpiece in craftsmanship.
The pen comes boxed, sleeved in its original retail wrapper, and complete with ink converter, inner leather box, (pictured), outer box and papers.
The pen is in mint condition, un-inked
The box shows signs of storage and handling, but these are minor and the set is near perfect, almost as when it was new over 20 years ago
There are no major or even minor imperfections to note.
The pen is in mint condition
The pen has been in storage for nearly 20 years and although sealed, silver is prone to 'brassing', however on this pen the brassing is very minimal indeed, we have cared for it well and the pen is close to perfect!
One of the greatest fountain pens of all time.
Uncapped : 123mm