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Parker 51 Vacumatic Fountain Pen (1947) - Blue, GF Lined Cap, Fine Nib (Excellent +, Restored)

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Parker 51 Vacumatic fountain pen made in 1947. Blue body with a gold filled cap, parallel lines pattern, pearlescent cap jewel, and arrow-shaped clip. Gold nib is fine and smooth. Fully restored and working well. Excellent + condition.

SKU: 15085
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Type  Restored vintage fountain pen

Product Name  Parker 51 Custom Vacumatic ("Custom" refers to the cap design.)

Manufacturer and Year  Parker, made in USA -- 1947 (The date code is a clear 8 with no dots).

Length  Full size pen, 5-4/16"

Filling System  piston/plunger (Vacumatic) filling system. We've restored it with a new diaphragm and it's working well. It has the later vacumatic plastic plunger system which is the correct plunger for the Parker 51 vacumatics.

Color   Cedar blue body with a 1/8 14k gold filled cap. (The photos make it look black, but it is definitely the correct dark blue.) The cap has a lined pattern and a pearlescent cap jewel. The clip is in the shape of an arrow (one of the "transitional" clips you see from 1947 and 1948).

Nib  FINE to EXTRA FINE gold nib is smooth and very symmetrical. 

Condition  Excellent + condition. There is some wear on the edges of the clip.   The barrel imprint is legible, though there is a scratch in the area of the imprint (se close-up below.) The patterning is quite nice on the cap, with no dents except for a very small one at the top of the cap.  It has been fully restored and is working very well.


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Additional Info

SKU 15085
Condition Used
Maker Parker
Type Fountain Pens


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