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Parker VS Fountain Pen, Canada (1955) - Button Filler, Brick Red with Gold Trim. Fine Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

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Parker 1955 VS fountain pen made in Canada. Full size. Rust (reddish brown) body and cap with gold trim. Open style firm fine 14k nib. Very nice working condition, restored with a new bladder.

SKU: 19171
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Type  Vintage Fountain Pen

Product Name Parker VS (Vacumatic Successor)

Manufacturer and Year  Parker, Canada -- 1955 (based on date code on the nib)

Length  5-1/2"

Filling System  Button filler with aluminum button and plastic threaded surround. We restored the filling system and it works beautifully.  We'll guarantee it for a period of one year from purchase.

Color Brick color (reddish brown) body and cap with gold trim.  We're used to seeing these VS pens with metal caps, either gold filled or brushed steel, so it's rather uncommon to see one with a plastic cap and barrel ..... perhaps this is unique to Canada.

Nib  14k Vacumatic style fine nib. Lots of tipping material in evidence, the nib looks great.

Condition  Very nice condition.  No cracks, chips, dents, or dings.  The color is a rich reddish brown rust color;  the pen is substantial in size and nice looking.  The barrel has light to moderate scratching with some heavier scratches and bite marks on the end.  The area just above the cap lip is heavily scratched.  There is also moderate scratching around the clip.  The cap ring is excellent.  The clip and clip ring are a bit rough with some pitting, though they are shiny.  The black jewel on the top of the cap is in nice condition.  The imprints on the clip and nib are clear.  

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SKU 19171
Condition Used
Maker Parker
Type Fountain Pens


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