Type Fountain pen with aerometric filling system
Product Name Parker 51, made in Argentina.
Manufacturer and Year Parker, Argentina -- production of the Parker 51 in Argentina began in the late 1950s and continued into the 1980s after the USA stopped making them. There's no date code on this pen.
Filling System Aerometric squeeze filler. It's been cleaned and tested and is working well.
Color Burgundy barrel and section with lustraloy steel cap and with gold clip. Pearlized jewel on top of the cap. Original "EF" (Extra-Fine) chalkmark on barrel.
Nib Extra-Fine 14k nib (with EF chalkmark on the barrel)
Condition Excellent + with no cracks, chips, dents, or dings. This is a shiny, beautiful pen in a lovely color combination and with a classic design. The barrel and section are near mint, shiny and with light microscratching and one tiny, blotchy mark near the end of the barrel. The cap is satin-y. It has light scratching with a few long, thin scratch marks and a few shiny marks. The clip has some plating wear at the arrow end. The clip ring has one tiny deep scratch mark and a few dots of pitting. The top pearl has a bit of mottling around the center peak. The imprints are clear.