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Parker 61 Mechanical Pencil (UK) - Burgundy, .9mm, Insignia Cap (Excellent +, Works Well)

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Parker 61 mechanical pencil from the 1960s, made in England. Burgundy body with the Insignia, later called Signet, cap. It has the pearlescent cap jewel from pre-1975. Excellent + condition, working very well.

SKU: 13580
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Type  Vintage mechanical pencil working well

Product Name  Parker 61.

Manufacturer and Year  Parker, made in England -- 1958-75, 1958 is the year this design was introduced and it has the cap jewel from before 1975.

Length  Just barely under 5 inches.

Filling System  It takes 0.9mm (or "thin") leads, which it extends via the traditional twist mechanism.

Color  Burgundy barrel with "Insignia" cap, a 1/10 12k gold filled cap with a parallel lines pattern. It was later on renamed to Signet and was sometimes called "Jet Flighter." Pearlescent cap jewel. 

Condition  Excellent + condition. The pearlescent cap jewel looks great and there is little handwear. The cap lip has some brassing, as can be seen in the photograph below. There are a few light scratches on the cone. No cracks or chips or personalization. There are a few marks on the cap. The pencil's mechanism is working very well. Most of the imprints are quite clear, though the 1/10 12k GF imprint in the shield is a bit worn.


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SKU 13580
Condition Used
Maker Parker
Type Pencils


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