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Sheaffer Targa Sterling Silver - Chequered

Stock number: 5967

Sheaffer Targa Sterling Silver - Chequered

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Medium nib, Squeezebox fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Sterling Silver
c1976

£120.00
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This vintage fountain pen forms part of the Targa range - a very successful model produced by the Sheaffer Pen Company. This particular example, issued around 1976, has a sterling silver finish with an attractive chequered pattern offset by the gold plated Sheaffer Targa clip with its white dot quality lifetime mark.The fountain pen sports the stylish Sheaffer 14ct gold inlaid nib with a medium point which states "Sheaffer USA 585 14k". The text around the cap lip reads “Sterling Silver Sheaffer USA”. As you will see from the montage there is some minor age wear and this is reflected in the price. The fountain pen is fitted with a Sheaffer squeezebox filling unit and it will also take a current Sheaffer ink cartridge. This attractive and stylish vintage fountain pen measures 135mm with cap on and 152mm with cap on barrel end. The Targa range is fast becoming highly collectable and, with its large range of finishes, is an interesting model to collect as well as a pleasure to use everyday. All fountain pens are professionally serviced 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 where you may also select your method of payment.

Ref: http://www.sheaffertarga.com

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Parker Duofold Junior - Classic Black

Stock number: 5858

Parker Duofold Junior - Classic Black

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Medium nib, Button fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Classic Black
c1929

£120.00
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This Parker Junior Duofold vintage fountain pen was made in America around 1929 and is a classic Parker fountain pen of the period. It is a shortish but chunky pen measuring 116mm with cap on and 144mm with cap on barrel end. The barrel imprint states “Geo S. Parker Duofold – Made in U.S.A. Patented”. The Parker medium point nib states “Parker Pen – 14k N” and is a pleasing writer. The “N” on the nib stands for the UK Newhaven plant and so it is likely that the nib has been changed since the 1920’s. The cap has the Parker Duofold ball ended clip and two rolled gold cap bands. It is in good condition with some general age wear to barrel and cap. This vintage pen is a button filler – you undo the cap at the end of the barrel to reveal a button – depress the button and you deflate the sac – let go of the button and the ink fills the sac – easy. A good shortish chunky everyday writer -  a classic of the period and one that will also sit well in a vintage fountain pen collection. 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 upon request at checkout where you can select your method of payment.

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Parker 61 Pen and Pencil Set - Classic Grey

Stock number: 5806

Parker 61 Pen and Pencil Set - Classic Grey

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Medium nib, Capillary fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Classic Grey with Lustraloy Cap
c1966

£155.00
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The Parker “61” was launched in the U.S.A.1956 and in 1964 in the U.K. with Parker proudly announcing its revolutionary filling system. The “61” with its stylish arrow inset into the pen nib shell, pointing the way to the nib, is quite distinctive and rather elegant. This particular example has a classic grey finish with lustraloy caps and the Parker grey “jewel” on the cap crown and barrel end. The matching Parker rotary pencil also carries the cap “jewel” and they come in the original Parker presentation box. The nib has a smooth medium point. The cap text states “Parker Made in England” and carries the Parker logo. The fountain pen measures 135mm with cap on and 144mm with cap on barrel end. The pencil measures 128mm. On unscrewing the barrel you will find the Parker capillary filling mechanism. This exposes the filler unit (illustrated in the montage) which is immersed in the ink bottle to draw the ink into the filler by capillary attraction. This means that the pen can be filled without immersing the nib end. Whilst at the time a number of owners found this filling method unsatisfactory in the longer term, it was simply because it depended upon the owner to use the pen on a regular basis, and refill it, so preventing ink drying in the capillary filler. Used correctly it is a reliable and clean filling method. The Parker “61” has a distinctive and elegant design and this set will sit well in a vintage fountain pen collection. They will also provide good service as everyday writers. 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. You may choose your method of payment at checkout.

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Sheaffer Targa Laque Spiral Black

Stock number: 5527

Sheaffer Targa Laque Spiral Black

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Medium to Broad nib, Cartridge fill system.
Condition: Very Good
Colour: Laque Spiral Black
c1990

£125.00
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This vintage pen is one of the successful Targa range - a model produced by the Sheaffer Pen Company from 1976 to 1999. This particular version dates from around 1990 and is the 2nd edition of 1083 with a quite rare finish in laque spiral black. The spiral (or cable twist) decoration, whilst being a little difficult to see here unless you enlarge the montage, is very striking and is offset by the smooth gold plated clip and cap top. You will note the thin cap band (the first edition had a wider cap band) is repeated near the bottom of the barrel. Around the cap are the words “Sheaffer U.S.A.”. It has the stylish Sheaffer 14ct gold inlaid nib with a medium to slightly broad point which states "Sheaffer U.S.A. 585 14k". Condition is very good with only minor age wear. As you would expect it has the Sheaffer "Lifetime" dot on the clip. Filling is by insertion of an ink cartridge, preferably Sheaffer but an international cartridge size will suffice. In common with other cartridge fill pens when first fitting a new cartridge you need to encourage the ink to flow through from the cartridge to the nib with a slight squeeze of the cartridge. It is quite a heavy, substantial pen in the hand and measures 137mm with cap on and 155mm with cap on end. The Targa range, with its large range of finishes, is an interesting model to collect as well as a pleasure to use everyday. All fountain pens are professionally serviced 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.
 

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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

£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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Parker 51 Flighter

Stock number: 5887

Parker 51 Flighter

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Medium nib, Aerometric fill system.
Condition: Good
Colour: Stainless Steel with Gold Fill
c1958

£225.00
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The magnificent “51 Flighter” was introduced by Parker in the U.S.A. in 1949. This particular example whilst featuring the gold fill cap band which was subsequently dropped, is later with a nib date of 1958 – although this cannot be taken as a definitive dating mechanism. The cap and barrel with their gold fill trim are in a steel finish Parker termed “lustraloy” - visually aligning it to the aircraft that inspired its design. The advertising at its launch, which also stressed its dependability and durability stated: “The Flighter…a new Parker “51”. Here is a foretaste of the future – a smooth writing beauty fashioned in a modern mood. Beneath its silvery exterior, there’s the most advanced pen ever created…” . It carries a Parker 51 medium nib stating “14k Parker England 58” and it has Parker’s aerometric filling system. Often termed "squeezebox" it 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 four times and this vintage pen is ready to use. This is a good size vintage fountain pen measuring 136mm with cap on and 150mm with cap on barrel end. Condition is also good with minor age wear and a slightly darker than usual cap crown “jewel”. The Parker “51” combines style with everyday reliability and this particular model is indeed a fine example of those qualities. 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 are also able to select your payment method.

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

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