NEW IN STOCK * Parker 51 Vacumatic - Black - Sterling Silver - Restored And Working
|SIZE||Full Size Vacumatic - Measures ~ 5 3/8" Capped|
|BARREL MARKED||Parker "51", Made In U.S.A, 8 "..." indicating production during the first quarter of 1948|
|14ct NIB MARKED||Unknown|
|CAP MARKED||"Sterling Silver Made In USA."|
|CLIP STYLE||Traditional gold-filled Vacumatic split arrow, blue diamond|
|FILLER STYLE||Traditional Vacumatic pump, new diaphragm|
|CLUTCH RING||Great condition, no brassing|
|CAP JEWEL||Typical silver-gray, almost no crazing, consistent with age|
FULLY CLEANED, RESTORED, WORKING & READY TO WRITE!
Little to no brassing on the clip, even on high points. Can see some brassing under magnification. Pen shows very well.
Vertical cap lines are visible, consistent with normal use and wear.
Filler clean and in excellent condition. with new diaphragm.
Pen is in very good condition overall. Appears to have had normal use and to have been well treated. No box. Barrel and shell are really nice. THIS IS A NICE FOUNTAIN PEN AND SHOWS EXTREMELY WELL. The Black color shines as it should. Very nice example of a Parker Vacumatic, Sterling silver cap from 1948.
Flaws in the pen include one moderate "clip drag" and two or three tiny dents that are difficult to notice at casual glance. The "clip drag" is easily seen in the pictures.
REPAIRS MADE THAT ARE NOT READILY VISIBLE