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Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. (VFPI) was established under its former name, Vintage Fountain Pens, in 1976.

We provide vintage fountain pens restored and ready to use today and vintage desktop items. Vintage fountain pens are by their very nature second, third or even fourth hand, condition will vary and this is stated and reflected in the price.

A fountain pen gift box is available free of charge with each purchase upon request. Just tick the relevant box at checkout.

Our Sold Archive provides information to budding vintage fountain pen/desktop item collectors and social history students and is a permanent record of items of interest that we have sold. It is also an opportunity for potential customers to view recently sold items. Should you wish us to try to source another copy of a previously sold item a contact e-mail link is provided.

Spotlight on: Parker Duofold Junior - Chinese Red

Duofold Junior - Chinese Red Parker

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This Parker Junior Duofold fountain pen was made in Canada around 1926 and is a classic Parker fountain pen of the period. It is in a finish Parker termed “Chinese Red” and it was extremely popular at the time. It is a short but quite chunky vintage pen measuring 12cm with cap on and 15 cm with cap on barrel end. The cap sports the original gold plated Parker ball ended clip with the text “Parker” and two thin gold fill cap bands. The Parker 14ct nib has a good medium point and reads “Parker Duofold Pen Canada D”. It fills by unscrewing the blind cap at the bottom of the barrel and pressing in the metal button – then releasing – leaving the nib in the ink for 5-10 seconds to allow ink to enter the interior sac. Condition I have listed as fair to good and this is reflected in the price. You will see from the montage that there is a fair amount of brassing to the cap bands and general age wear. The barrel imprint is very feint. Nonetheless this classic Parker vintage pen is in good working order and is an excellent purchase for everyday use.  All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. unless stated otherwise and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request.

Reference: Parker Duofold - David Shepherd and Dan Zazove - Surrenden Press 2006

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Price: £110.00
Postage and packing
U.K. via Royal Mail Special Delivery: £7.00
Europe via Royal Mail International Signed For: £10.00
Rest of World via Royal Mail International Signed For: £12.00
The postage and packing charge is per order not per item, so if you buy more than one item you pay only one postage and packing charge (see our terms). These costs will be added to your invoice at checkout. Please select UK, Europe or World delivery to ensure you pay the right amount.


Link to Writing Equipment Society

I am a fountain pen and writing equipment collector and dealer. If you would like to meet other enthusiastic collectors of pens and writing equipment why not join the Writing Equipment Society?

Here is a little information about how this site works:

The Vintage Pens section initially shows all the pens currently in stock, displayed in a random order, over several pages. Clicking on the link below the pen illustration will reveal other pens available from the same manufacturer. An alternative method of finding a particular pen is to use the Search Catalogue section.

The Desktop Items section shows all the items currently in stock or, as with the Vintage Pens list, you can search for particular items such as an inkwell, desk calendar etc. by using Search Catalogue.

When you have found something you wish to buy, then click on the 'add to basket' icon . You may continue shopping and add more items to your basket. When you have completed shopping then click on the 'Check out' button in the right margin to pay for your purchases. (NB: this button only appears when you have items in your basket. We use 'cookies' to record the contents of your basket. If your browser has cookies turned off then you will not be able to add items to your basket.)

I hope you enjoy your shopping experience. Feedback is always welcome.

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