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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 Baby Lady Duofold - Gold Fill - Midget

Baby Lady Duofold - Gold Fill - Midget Parker

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This small, but perfectly formed, vintage fountain pen was made by Parker in the early 1920’s. It is a gold fill overlay Baby Lady Duofold – sometimes called the “Midget” and quite a rare pen. It follows the button filling style of the Parker Duofolds of the period and has the innovative Parker “Lucky Curve” feed. Also in common with the fashion of the period it has a ring on the top of the cap rather than a clip. This enabled ladies to wear it on a ribbon or chain around the neck or gentlemen to hang it from a watch chain. The text around the cap lip states “Parker Fountain Pen Gold Filled Patented” and the medium point nib text states “Parker Lucky Curve Pen Made in U.S.A.” As its name suggests it is very small measuring 84mm with cap on and 106mm with cap on barrel end. As such it will require refilling more often than a full size fountain pen. Three alternating design panels interrupted on one side by the clear personalization lozenge enhance the gold fill overlay. Condition is good with only minor age wear. A delightful vintage Parker fountain pen to either add to a collection or use as an everyday writer. 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. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout and filling instructions will be sent with your order. My apologies that the quality of the photograph is not as good as I would like and this will be rectified as soon as possible.

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Price: £165.00
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

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.)

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