Parker 51 Aerometric Teal Blue Pen/Pencil Set Completely Restored & Working
Parker 51 Full Size (~5.50 inches capped) Fountain Pen. Aerometric Filler in TEAL BLUE with Lustraloy Cap. Made in the United States, date coded “8.”
Pen has Lustraloy cap with wide, polished cap band. Traditional arrow chrome plated clip with silver grey pearl celluloid jewel inset to cap top. Cap is marked ‘PARKER’ - MADE IN USA’ at cap lip. Five finger clutch grip, chrome color clutch ring.
Barrel and section in TEAL BLUE. White metal clutch ring which secures push-on/pull off cap. Lucite hooded nib section. Barrel unscrews from section for access to stainless steel Aerometric filling mechanism, stamped PARKER 51 with pen filling instructions. NEW Pli-Glass ink sac.
Pen measures ~ 5 3/8 inches (140mm) long with cap attached. Weight: 19.3 grams. This is a full-sized aerometric, not a demi.
Parker 51 Teal Blue with Lustraloy cap and wide, polished cap band. Pencil barrel marked "MADE IN USA." Date coded "8." The classic Arrow clip has no brassing noted. Silver grey pearl celluloid jewel with a couple of specks of crazing visible under 10x magnification. Other wise excellent and consistent with age. Similar in color to that of the pen.
I did not restore the pencil mechanism or replace the eraser but the mechanism is functional.
Very good condition, solid gold tubular 14ct FINE nib. Stamped “14K - PARKER -MADE IN USA.’
Restoration and Service
Pen has been fully restored and serviced. Fully disassembled and ultrasonically cleaned to remove traces of old ink. Nib, feed and sterling silver breather assembly removed from shell, cleaned, re-aligned with air channels and properly seated. Pen barrel and cap delicately hand polished. Reassembled, write tested and finally flushed with clean water.
Pen barrel and shell are free from cracks, dents and significant scratches. There are no personalization’s or bite marks. Stainless steel finish to cap is in excellent condition; clip plating is excellent with a couple of tiny brassing points on lower right side of pen clip near the point visible under 10x magnification.
Pen clutch ring is nearly perfect with no brassing noted under 10x magnification. Grey pearl top jewel in very good condition with a couple of specks of crazing and a small scratch visible under 10x magnification. Otherwise excellent and consistent with age.
No distortion to shell. Cap imprints are excellent. Overall pen is ready to write and is in Very Good to Excellent condition. Pen is supplied in original period hard shell Parker case. Box has overall wear and some stains inside lid and on pillow consistent with age and use.
Triumph Vintage Pens Comment
This is a really great set with a working pencil. Excellent example of the iconic Parker 51 fountain pen. Ideal as an everyday writer or as part of a discriminating collection.
USA & Canadian buyers only please.- Triumph Vintage Pens