Or perhaps just get a whole new pen with such a nib. Black Hard Rubber color is about 99%. The pencil mechanism works fine and uses. The cap screwed on to the connector. In 1922, Parker augmented the Duofold line with the smaller Duofold Jr. As time went on, other colors appeared: Lapis Lazuli Blue, Sea Green Pearl and Black, Moderne Green and Pearl, Burgundy and Black, Moderne Black and Pearl, and the infamous Mandarin Yellow also called Chinese Yellow. One of the few ads for the English Duofolds n 1967 a high end Lady Duofold was introduced with rolled gold cap and barrel, the Lady Insignia.
Nonetheless, collectors generally prefer their Duofolds with spearhead feeds and Duofold-imprinted nibs. . Blind cap lines are crisp. A hint of feedback to let you know you're writing. Colours were: Black Red Blue Green Also a new, shorter model, the Demi Duofold was introduced in 1953.
The Duofold was an offshoot of Parker's Jack Knife Safety line. Not this one; the color is striking bright green and if I didn't already own its equivalent in my own collection I would not be selling this one. Pen manufacturers, never slow to adopt good merchandising tactics, picked up the idea, and soon annual styling changes appeared on the pen counter. Its bold two-tone color scheme solidly put to rest the belief that the public preferred their pens plain and black, and set the stage for the widespread adoption of color celluloid pens a few short years later. The pen comes with a two tone 18k gold nib. This material along with much more is now available in the 2006 Duofold monograph by David Shepherd and Dan Zazove.
I know the nib is unusual and I just wanted to get some idea of how it got there. Unsatisfactory nibs might be returned to an outside manufacturer as rejects. It has a gold band between the section of the pen and the rest of the pen, and then there's also a gold band at the very end of the section. The barrel color is somewhat darkened, as shown in photos. Unsure whether the public would accept a Duofold in such a newfangled color, Parker initially introduced the new pen as Mottled Green and later Black-Tipped Jade , emphasizing in advertisements that it was a Duofold in all but name.
I could write for hours -- okay, that's an exaggeration. The Duofold's importance for Parker cannot be exaggerated. The only flaw with this set is that the color is slightly off, but it is fairly even and pleasing. Cartridge converter style pen, so to change the ink, you unscrew that section from the barrel of the pen. Pearl marble with black veins and gold plated trim. Good sound example with even wear, strong barrel imprint, chasing all present, hard rubber has been professionally reblackened. Followed by a slightly smaller version called the Duofold International, this great retro pen has appeared in numerous colors and with slight trim variations every year since 1988.
If You feel that Your copyright has been violated please contact the. And then you can see the feed and the nib on the pen. In about 1925, Parker began producing pens made of a DuPont celluloid, which it called Permanite. This pen has been tested for ink intake; it takes in. Additionally, pre-1941 English pens were generally just assembled from Canadian-made parts. This pen was fitted with an arrow clip and the old ball ended clip was discontinued, the clip screw was made of the same colour of plastic as the pen. International buyers please include a phone number for shipping paper.
Emblem of excellence Since, 1921 Duofold has been iconic of the stunning craftsmanship and heritage of Parker. So included with the Parker Duofold, is a ink converter for bottled inks. I actually really like the button-filling mechanism for those pens that have the old style rubber sacs. The Lady Duofold shown here is Permanite, and it was made in 1926 or later. Patent N o 787,152 , and the two-piece cap that functions as a unit.
The shop foreman, fearing repercussions, kept the whole thing quiet. Eventually, after traveling a circuitous route that included some persuasion by George Parker himself, the Duofold entered production. And at the bottom of the barrel of the pen, a small gold band. I was impressed by how well the ink flows and equally impressed with how the nibs write. This pen has been tested for ink intake and has demonstrated that it takes in.
And of course, we have the Parker Duofold International Fountain Pen. Please be so kind to add fountainpennetwork. Includes broad two tone 18K nib and Parker piston converter. Fred Thanks Fred The list is slightly incorrect though, as my nib is 18K, not the 14K listed. Both had a slip-on cap, as opposed to the rest of the European Duofold line of the 1960's. This pen has been tested for ink intake and has demonstrated that it takes in 1. It comes in a large cardboard box with a gold colored lid, the Parker logo printed on the top of the box lid, which is a hinge-style lid.
Some plating wear, a couple of shallow bumps to the crown. They also sported a new style clip with more tapered feathers. This is the smaller of the two sizes that toothbrushes were made in. My thanks to Daniel Kirchheimer for his assistance in the preparation of this material. However, success with vintage pens can be very hit or miss.