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Parker 51 Classic in black with 1.18mm Pencil - boxed set - medium nib

Regular price £395.00

Excellent 1952 production English Parker 51 in black with steel classic cap - fitted with a medium 14k gold nib.  This comes boxed together with the matching pencil which is the rare 1.18mm propelling design

The 1952 ('2') dating is included on the crisp imprints on the barrels of both the pen and pencil

While the pencil looks superficially like the normal 0.9mm lead clutch design, this is a propelling-repelling mechanism which takes the larger diameter 1.18mm lead. As with the pen, this pencil has the 1952 date code in the barrel imprint.  As far as we are aware, this pencil variant was only in production for a short time around 1952

Contained within the box are the original instruction leaflets detailing how to fill 'the NEW Parker "51" the only pen with the aero-metric ink system' and how to operate the 'Parker "51" Propel - Repel Pencil' - see photos

The pen has some early production features such as a metal breather tube and long clip

This fills from an ink bottle and does not take cartridges

Condition A2/1m - (Ref 12657) noting a very small mark under the end of the pen clip (see photo)

See our Condition Grading Scale

We have fully serviced this pen which includes disassembling the pen, ultrasonically cleaning all the parts and fitting a new pliglass ink sac. We then reassemble the pen, check ink flow and the smoothness of the nib. We also check and adjust the tightness and positioning of the clip. 

This pen comes with our normal 12 month warranty.  We keep a detailed record of each customer's purchases so if you need to call us, we will have all the information here to answer any query