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Waterman W5 Classic Black - Oblique Nib

Stock number: 5877

Waterman W5 Classic Black - Oblique Nib

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Medium Oblique nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Black with rolled gold trim
c1940

£85.00
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This lever filling vintage fountain pen was made by Waterman in England in the 1940’s. It is a "W5" with the classic styling of black body and cap and rolled gold trim of three decorative cap bands to the cap lip. The barrel text reads “Waterman’s Made in England W5”. The rolled gold clip also carries the Waterman branding. The nib is unusually a left oblique with a medium point. It reads Waterman’s 14ct W3”. Having tested it as a “right hander” I can verify it is very pleasing to use. It is a good size vintage pen measuring 128mm with cap on and 152mm with cap on barrel end. Condition is good with only minor age wear. A classic Waterman that will serve very well as an everyday writer. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may also select your method of payment.

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Parker 51 Black with Rolled Silver Cap

Stock number: 5943

Parker 51 Black with Rolled Silver Cap

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Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Black with Rolled Silver Cap
c1952

£140.00
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This vintage fountain pen - the Parker “51”, was launched in England by Parker in the early 50’s. Its aerodynamic design has made it a classic and the plaudits it has received over the years both in terms of design and reliability are well deserved. It has been marketed as 51…the world’s most wanted pen”. This particular version, rarer than most, has a body in Black and the sought after rolled silver cap with rolled gold clip. This particular cap was introduced in 1952 and it is believed to have been produced only in England. It carries the text “Parker R. Silver” and this dates it as an early cap c1952. It comes with a smooth Parker 51 medium point nib that states “585 14K Parker England ”. Condition of both pen and cap is good with some age wear to the rolled silver cap as can be seen in the montage. The aerometric filling system is often termed "squeezebox" and is a very simple method of filling the pen with ink by unscrewing the barrel to expose a metal shell covering the ink sac - just press the metal bar and release up to five times and this vintage pen is ready to use. It measures 136mm with cap on and 151mm with cap on barrel end. The Parker "51" was an outstandingly popular fountain pen in its day and it remains a stylish and extremely good “work horse” today. All fountain pens are professionally serviced 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 at checkout where you may also select your method of payment.

Source: Parker “51” – David and Mark Shepherd.

 

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Parker 51 Navy Grey - Rolled Silver Cap

Stock number: 5944

Parker 51 Navy Grey - Rolled Silver Cap

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Fine to Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Navy Grey + Rolled Silver Cap
c1952

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Price: £140.00
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This vintage fountain pen - the Parker “51”, was launched in England by Parker in the early 50’s. Its aerodynamic design has made it a classic and the plaudits it has received over the years both in terms of design and reliability are well deserved. It has been marketed as 51…the world’s most wanted pen”. This particular version, rarer than most, has a grey body and the sought after rolled silver cap with rolled gold clip. This particular cap was introduced in 1952 and it is believed to have been produced only in England it carries the text “Parker R. Silver” this dates it as an early cap c1952. It comes with a smooth Parker 51 fine to medium point nib that states “585 14K Parker England”. The grey barrel (Parker called it Navy Grey) has a faint imprint of “Parker Made in England”. Condition of both pen and cap is good with some age wear to the rolled silver cap as can be seen in the montage. The aerometric filling system is often termed "squeezebox" and is a very simple method of filling the pen with ink by unscrewing the barrel to expose a metal shell covering the ink sac - just press the metal bar and release up to five times and this vintage pen is ready to use. It measures 138mm with cap on and 150mm with cap on barrel end. The Parker "51" was an outstandingly popular fountain pen in its day and it remains a stylish and extremely good “work horse” today. All fountain pens are professionally serviced 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 at checkout where you may also select your method of payment.

Source: Parker “51” – David and Mark Shepherd.

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Sheaffer Targa Laque Blue Ronce

Stock number: 6007

Sheaffer Targa Laque Blue Ronce

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Fine nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Laque Blue Ronce
c1980

£140.00
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This vintage fountain pen is one of the successful Targa range - a model produced by the Sheaffer Pen Company from 1976 to 1999. This particular example, part of their Laque series is model number 1036 – Blue Ronce. It was available between 1978 and 1982. The Laque series was the first Targa to be assembled in the UK from parts made in the U.S.A. The laque is hand finished and polished to achieve a real depth of colour. The pen trim is 23ct gold electroplated and the stylish Sheaffer inlaid nib is 14ct gold with a (not so easy to find) fine point. As you would expect it has the Sheaffer “Lifetime” white dot on the clip. The pull off/push on cap secures with a satisfying click. It has a squeezebox filling system fitted but you could use a Sheaffer ink cartridge if you prefer. Condition is very good with hardly any age wear. It is quite a substantial pen in the hand and measures 135mm with cap on and 155mm with cap on barrel end. The Targa series, with its wide range of finishes, is an interesting model to collect as well as a pleasure to use everyday. All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may select your method of payment. A currency converter is provided.

 

Source: Lambrou – Fountain Pens of the World. 

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Conway Stewart 1209 - 18ct Gold Bands

Stock number: 5919

Conway Stewart 1209 - 18ct Gold Bands

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Black with two 18ct Gold Bands
1933

£220.00
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The rare Conway Stewart No.1209 was made in England in the early 1930’s. It carries two 18ct gold bands on the black barrel carrying the CS&Co. hallmark and the Conway diamond clip on the bandless cap. It has a large Conway nib with the text “DURO Conway Stewart 14ct Gold 40” which is the correct nib number for this model. It has a good barrel imprint that reads “The Conway Stewart No.1209” with “Made in England” around the bottom of the barrel. It is a good length measuring 128mm with cap on and 169mm with cap on barrel end. It is listed in the Conway 1932/1936 Price List as retailing at 25 Shillings – which puts it at almost the top of their range at the time. It is certainly a lovely “vintage” fountain pen, and the medium nib writes well. Whilst there is some minor age wear I would have expected to see a little more for its age, unless it is new old stock. Whether reproduction or not, it is a high quality model in very good condition and it deserves to be used as an everyday writer or as part of a Conway collection in the knowledge that its origin may be open to question. I have priced it accordingly. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may select your method of payment.

Source: Fountain Pens for the Millions – The History of Conway Stewart 1905-2005 p.82 & p.112– Stephen Hull.

 

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Sheaffer Targa Laque Blue Ronce

Stock number: 1036

Sheaffer Targa Laque Blue Ronce

Fine nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Laque Blue Ronce
c1980

£140.00
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This vintage fountain pen is one of the successful Targa range - a model produced by the Sheaffer Pen Company from 1976 to 1999. This particular version, part of their Laque series is model number 1036 – Blue Ronce. It was available between 1978 and 1982. The Laque series was the first Targa to be assembled in the UK from parts made in the U.S.A. The laque is hand finished and polished to achieve a real depth of colour. The pen trim is 23ct gold electroplated and the stylish Sheaffer inlaid nib is 14ct gold with a (not so easy to find) fine point. As you would expect it has the Sheaffer “Lifetime” white dot on the clip. The pull off/push on cap secures with a satisfying click. It has a squeezebox filling system fitted but you could use a Sheaffer ink cartridge if you prefer. Condition is very good with hardly any age wear. It is quite a substantial pen in the hand and measures 135mm with cap on and 155mm with cap on barrel end. The Targa series, with its wide range of finishes, is an interesting model to collect as well as a pleasure to use everyday. All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may select your method of payment. A currency converter is provided.  

Source: Lambrou – Fountain Pens of the World. 

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Waterman Overlay - Silver Wedding - Line and Dot

Stock number: 6002

Waterman Overlay - Silver Wedding - Line and Dot

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Sterling Silver Overlay
1929

£320.00
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This silver wedding vintage fountain pen follows a tradition dating back to the Roman times where husbands crowned their wives with a wreath made of silver on their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Here we have the “modern day” equivalent of a Waterman sterling silver overlay fountain pen hallmarked London 1930. The inscription reads “RDW to MMW Aug.17th 1905-1930”. Given these dates, this pen (and its owner) must have seen some difficult, and some joyous, times. The sterling silver overlay is on a hard rubber base, as was the custom at the time. It is a long and elegant clipless model (measuring 170mm with cap on barrel end and 137mm with cap on) in an attractive pattern Waterman called “Line and Dot”. Impressed in the hard rubber area at the bottom of the barrel are the words “Waterman’s Reg.U.S. Pat.Off. Made in U.S.A.”. It was quite common for the hard rubber pens to be imported from the U.S.A. and overlaid by U.K. silversmiths following Waterman’s designs. The smooth medium Waterman nib states “Waterman’s 14ct England 2A”. This is therefore a replacement nib as often happens with pens of this age. Condition is good with some general age wear and, as you will see in the montage, some age variation in the colour of the hard rubber. This is reflected in the price. Its weight is 22grams. This attractive and elegant vintage fountain pen from a good “stable” is evocative of its era and a celebration of a long and happy union. It will serve well as an everyday writer and will also sit well in a vintage fountain pen collection. All fountain pens are professionally serviced by Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may select your method of payment. A currency converter is provided.

 
 

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Waterman 512v Ladies Writing Set - Grey Striated

Stock number: 5838

Waterman 512v Ladies Writing Set - Grey Striated

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Medium nib, Lever fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Grey Striated
c1946

£145.00
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This delightful “Ladies Writing Set” was made by Waterman in England in 1946. The 512v model (as it is known) was made particularly for the smaller hand. It is in a finish called Grey Striated with gold fill trim and, as you will see from the photographs, it comes within its original cardboard presentation gift box. The set is in good condition with only minimum age wear. The fountain pen smooth medium nib states “Waterman’s 14ct. W-2A” and the crisp barrel inscription reads “Waterman’s Made in England 512V”. The cap has a very decorative broad gold fill band and a “Waterman’s” clip. The expel/repel pencil is also in working order with a Waterman’s clip, the same decorative gold fill band and a barrel inscription stating “Waterman’s Made in England”.  The combination of gold fill trim and grey striated finish is very pleasing. The fountain pen measures 108mm with cap on and 133mm with cap on barrel end. The pencil measures 111mm. The box comprises the base where the pen and pencil sit and the lid that has an attractive polka dot design. This fine writing set, in its original presentation box, is in very good condition with (as you will note from the montage) a few “scribble” marks to the inner left box panel and the minimum of age wear on the pencil. All fountain pens are professionally serviced 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 at checkout where you can also select your method of payment.

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Parker Duofold Junior - Pen and Pencil Set

Stock number: 5805

Parker Duofold Junior - Pen and Pencil Set

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Broad to Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Black with Rolled gold trim
1960

£95.00
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This vintage fountain pen and pencil set was made by Parker in 1960. It is a Parker Junior Duofold set and forms part of the very popular Duofold range of the period with its solid black colour and rolled gold trim. It is generally reported that the Junior Duofold was not available until 1962. However the barrel reference on this example has a date code for 1960. Unusually the fountain pen has a broad to medium nib point. The nib text reads “Parker 14k England 10” which is the correct nib number for this model. The barrel text reads “Parker Junior Duofold Made in England 6”. It has an aerometric filling method, sometimes called “squeezebox” which is very simple to use. The fountain pen measures 133mm with cap on and 154mm with cap on barrel end. The matching rotary pencil measuring 118mm in length has been recently serviced and it carries a rubber underneath the pencil cap. It takes 0.92 modern leads. Both items are in good condition with only minor age wear. A good example of Parker everyday writers in the 1960’s – once again ready to use today. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order and a gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you are able to select your method of payment.

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