New Limited-Edition Parker Duofold Commemorates Founder Next month, in celebration of Parker’s 130th anniversary, a new Duofold pen is making its debut, commemorating founder George S. Parker’s travels around the globe. The Duofold “The Craft of Travelling” limited edition comprises just 1,300 pens, each individually numbered... From Tahiti to Tonga, the new Caledonian Islands to … Continue reading Another Modern Duofold LE
Without more information to determine the model and condition, which the appraiser seems to have had to identify the year, it's tough to say, but $175 seems low for a Duofold Senior. Collecting: Fountain pen carries value My dad was a banker in Kansas, and I never saw him use a writing instrument that wasn’t … Continue reading Valuation Seems Way Low!
We love to see fountain pens getting attention in the mainstream media. This short news article gives a quick overview from George Parker's birth, to the status of his 6-bedroom house, now owned by Paul Ryan, speaker of the house. http://www.cbsnews.com/common/video/cbsnews_video.swf Almanac: The Parker pen And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: November … Continue reading Parker Pens on CBS Sunday Morning
Nice to read about pens we know and their place in history. This “1/10 12 carat rolled gold” pen of the “Parker 51” with a burgundy barrel and gold filled cap, was presented as a gift at the ceremony held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 26 July 1965 to liberate Maldives from the British protectorateship. … Continue reading Maldives’ independence and a Parker 51