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Parker 180 Place Vendome Pen Set - Ecorce (Bark) Pattern, Gold Plated, Fine 14k Nib (Excellent in Box, Work Well)

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Parker 180 fountain and ballpoint pen set. They have the Ecorce or "bark" pattern with dish tassie and gold plating. The fountain pen has a reversible 14k fine nib. Excellent condition in box.

SKU: 14235
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Type  Ballpoint pen

Product Name  Parker 180 Place Vendome, based off of the trim and pattern.

Manufacturer and Year  Parker, France -- 1980-83, the pattern was introduced in 1980 and gold nibs were discontinued in 1983.

Length  The fountain pen is 5-1/4" and the ballpoint pen is 5"

Filling System  The fountain pen takes Parker-style cartridges and converters. A squeeze converter is installed. The ballpoint pen takes Parker-style ballpoint refills. A working black refill is installed.

Color  The "Ecorce" is a bark or brush marked like pattern in gold plating. The Place Vendome series of designs were all gold plated. This is sometimes also called a basket weave pattern. It has a dish tassie and a long arrow clip.

Nib  FINE 14k nib. The Parker 180 nibs were meant to be reversible with two nib sizes. This pen is reversible but only has "F" written on the underside. This indicates that it writes like a Fine on both sides.

Condition  Excellent condition. The ballpoint pen has small splotch of plating wear on the cone whereas the fountain pen has one small pitting mark to the left of the clip. Both have small dings on the bark patterning and dents on the edges of the tassies. The ballpoint pen has additional plating wear on the tassie.  They look good in hand and ship in a velvet covered Parker box (the box has a few blemishes left by a rubber band).


Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 14235
Condition Used
Maker Parker
Type Ballpoints, Fountain Pens, Pen Sets


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