Topic: Parker Penography: PARKER 51

The colours of the Vacumatic Parker 51's and the Aerometric Parker 51's. he Parker '51' is the worlds most sold fountain pen. The Parker '51' took eleven years to develope but Parker sold over 20 million pens during more than 30 years!

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Dating An English Parker 51 - Parker - The Fountain Pen. Dating An English Parker 51 - posted in Parker: Hi - Can anyone help me date an English Parker 51. Black body, gold filled cap, aerometric filler. Near the base of the cap is 'PARKER' and '1/10 2 ct R Gold. The very base of the cap is clear, but just above the clear space, vertical stripes running to the top..

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Parker 51 Jewel | eBay Offered is a vintage Parker 51 fountain pen 5 3/8' long. The barrel is black and the cap is a chromium type metal with a matching clip and a single jewel.

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Production Dating - Dating of Parker '51' pens is easy, down to the quarter it was made; at least for the barrel. Parker used a date system of one digit, surrounded by a series of dots to signify the quarter the pen was made in.. A smaller Demi pen was available from the beginning of the aerometric production. This was a Parker '51' pen in all respects, similar.

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Parker 51 - Vintage Pens Parker date codes-- Some Notes on Repair of the Parker 51-- Basic Parker 51 Aerometric Repair The Aerometric filling system is shown below in an extract from an original ad, c. 1948. Note the fine-finned 'collector' under the hood and surrounding the base of the nib.

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Parker’s Date Coding Systems - Sometimes, it's really easy to nail a particular pen to a year. Sometimes, it's not. Parker has made it very easy to date some of their pens. From the 1932/1933 introduction of the Vacumatic until the 1950s, and again beginning in 1980, Parker has imprinted date codes on its pens.

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“51” Versions - Parker 51 – Dedicated to Parker. The imprint on the pens was changed by removing the Parker “51” portion and only leaving “Made in USA”, dated with a single digit in 1948 or 1949, and switched to a new two digit code in 1950 (although I have found a New Old Stock aerometric pen dated 1948 with the standard 2 line vacumatic imprint).

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51 – Ravens March Fountain Pens Aside from trim levels, there are three different styles of “51” with the Aerometric filler, which in a manner similar to the “21” are referred to as marks in the shorthand of collectors. The Mark I version is essentially a continuation of the body shape of the Vacumatic pens, and persisted until the mid-1960s.

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Restauration d’un Parker « 51 aerometric | «Stylos plume. Le Parker « 51 » aerometric est un stylo bien conçu, robuste et assez facile à restaurer. Pour illustrer ce tutoriel, c’est un Parker « 51 » Mk I « deluxe » en coloris « navy grey » qui va servir d’exemple.

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Parker Pens Penography: DATE CODES -DATING A PEN The first date codes, found for example on the Vacumatics, consists of two digits, the first one denoting the quarter of production, the second denoting the production year. Hence a '47' marking on a 1930's pen indicate that the pen was produced in the fourth quarter of 1937, not 1947, which is a common misconception.