Vintage Parker 51 Aerometric Fountain Pen MKII 14k Gold Fine Nib

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Name: Parker 51 Fountain Pen MKII

Type: Fountain Pen

Maker: Parker, USA

Colour: Black / Rolled Gold Cap

Material: Acrylic

Nib: 14k Gold Parker 51 Nib - Fine 

Filling System: Aerometric Filler (Squeeze Bar to Fill) 

Length: 137mm (full measurements below)




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.


Condition

The fountain pen is in excellent condition.



Restoration

This Parker 51 has been professionally restored by Grand Vision Pens. 

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. 

What's more, all our pens come Grand Vision Guaranteed: guaranteed to write beautifully out of the box and to provide long lasting writing service.



Imperfections 

There are no major imperfections to note, no chips cracks or engravings

The pen has only light sings of wear, micro-scratches present, and there is one small ding to the cap (pictured) and the rear end of the aerometric filler is missing its tassie cap, this does not affect performance or filling and the pen is otherwise perfect. 



Writing Style & Nib Appraisal

The nib has been tuned to ensure smooth writing experience.

The nib is a soft fine, smooth and quite a dry writer, but not too dry! 



Recommendations

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. 



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Measurements:

Length Capped: 137mm

Length Uncapped: 127mm

Length Posted: 151mm

Section Diameter: 10mm

Barrel Diameter: 10.5mm

Cap Diameter: 11.5mm

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