uring the mid thirties a range of special nibs for the Vacumatics were produced, the so called Special Purpose Point.
Something unusual - a PLEXOR Double-jewel No.26BL pen - in appearance it's another Parker, but it was made in France, under a different brand name during the 2nd World War, when it was though wise not to use the name of Parker...
I have four Vac Fill (1940s) 51s that were never sold by the factory. I believe these barrels were replacements from the factory repair department as they don’t the normal Parker imprint or date code. $250 1125 Eversharp Skyline Brown w/ Gold Stripe Cap Skyline.
They are all new old stock pens, never used or dipped and have medium nibs.
Screw cap pens were still a fairly new phenomenon at the time.
It’s a Parker Vacumatic Debutante in azure blue and it’s been on my wishlist for as long as I’ve been collecting pens.
I had a bit of hard time determining what kind of vacumatic this is because some parts of the pen don’t match the documentation available for it.
1192 Parker Vacumatic Standard Size Brown Pearl.
0 1261 Parker 61 Red with Chrome and Nickel Rainbow Cap.
The Parker “51,” produced by the Parker Pen Company, is considered by many collectors to be the best pen ever made. To this day, its shape and design remain widely recognizable and it seems to never become dated. My pursuit includes its history and advertising ephemera.
market in 1941, it soon became widely imitated by most pen manufacturers.
0 1197 Parker Vacumatic Standard Size Brown Pearl.