Date codes 2. Nib codes 3. Hallmarks and other markings 4. Condition codes 5. Abbreviation codes. In mid Parker began marking most pens and pencils with a date code, both the barrel and the nibs were marked, but lacking a date code doesn’t necessarily mean that the pen was made pre, since many imprints have been worn off with use. The first date codes, found for example on the Vacumatics, consists of two digits, the first one denoting the quarter of production, the second denoting the production year. Hence a “47” marking on a ‘s pen indicate that the pen was produced in the fourth quarter of , not , which is a common misconception.
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Restoring a Parker I was gifted this by my grandmother who is in the habit of dispossessing my grandfather’s treasures with a devil-may-care attitude. A quick check online made me realize this is a pen worth bringing back from the dead. As luck would have it, I have well-stocked workshop for carefully restoring the metal exterior of this pen, but I have no idea about restoring the internals.
Finally, the Parker 75 is also highly sought after and collected. aid to collectors that Parker provides are the date codes on many pens.
Yesterday I wrote about a couple of Parker 75s that my friend gave me. The first time I saw them, I was curious about whether I could fix them or whether I can still have my nibmeister friend fix it for me. They were really rough-looking, but no amount of grime and oxidation can hide the classic beauty that is a Parker Read about my restoration efforts here. Parker introduced this pen back in Some design clues point to the production years of for these specific pens. The sterling silver cisele finish was introduced first in , and so was the all-plastic section.
I believe pre sections had metal threads. The body of the pen looks really classy. I think the cisele finish is very beautiful and it ages well. The 75 has some heft to it. It is a thin pen, so if you favor fatter pens, you might find this a bit difficult to hold.
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I’ve included the Cisele Classic Balloints here because they usually showed up in the catalogs with the 75s. This is another obsolete item I’ve brought back into production after finding them in old time pen repairmen’s tool kits and then finding out that nobody made them anymore. Now they are back, much more comfortable, durable, and more suited for high resolution work than the less expensive stamped-out sheet metal versions spark plug pliers.
Underneath the rubber sleeves there are no serrations or teeth in the jaws. This is the most successful method of removing the tassie from a 75 according to the colleague of mine that runs the Parker 75 web site: 1 Lay these pliers on the bench in front of you and squeeze the handles with one hand. Don’t try to squeeze the tassie with the pliers while they are up in the air.
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But by the Parker “75” was closing in on its twentieth year, and it’s high end cousin, the Parker Premier that shared many finishes with the Parker “75” was soon to turn ten. Other high end pens, like the Classic, had been around since even though it was slightly redesigned as the Parker “95”. Parker decided that it was time to retire the old work horses and launch a new top line fountain pen.
During the ‘s Parker had relied heavily on the Jotter for the low end ball pen market and the Classic for the high end ball pen and roller ball pen market. As a result of this The Insignia was introduced in The principle designer of the pen being Geoff Hollington. Now Parker again contacted Geoff Hollington and asked him to come up with a fountain pen design that would be versatile and attractive enough to replace the Parker “75”.
Hollington worked closely with Parker’s engineers to make sure space was efficiently used and that writing performance, cap fit, pushbutton action for the ball pen version and so on were optimised. His long experience with different materials and the knowledge of the basic construction of the pen, ABS plastics, acrylics, brass, stainless steel, silver and gold made the cooperation work well.
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PA Parker 15 Fountain Pen and Ballpoint Set, boxed (Medium). Date: c Size: Capped – 4 PA Parker 75 Black Lacque (Fine). Date: cs Size.
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Parker 75 Premium Silver Plated Cisele Fountain Pen
A lot of people have sent me email asking how to interpret what appears to be some code around the cap band of the Parker 75 pen, as shown below with the code of IA. These appeared on the later models that were produced at the Parker plant in Meru, France and, remarkably, even in Janesville, WI see August 31, and December 22, updates below. The date codes were inscribed on the cap near the open end on the ringed area commonly known as the cap ‘band’. Based upon a survey I made on various pens in my possession having such date codes and some information from several people, I was able make the some deductions.
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Parker 75 Nibs
My first fountain pens were made by Parker. They made a variety of different styles over the years, which makes them fun to collect—you can see how tastes changed over the years, and how the technology improved or at least changed. Parker also has usually had a date code on their pens. This helps know year of manufacture.
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Parker 75 y 45 were the two first Parker models with user-interchangeable nib assemblies. By , in competence with ball pens, traditional fountain pens were seriously in decline and all pen makers in difficult troubles. This model was the first Parker cartridge filler model, which Waterman has already adopted in the CF model. But the 45 has an additional attractive feature: a user-interchangeable nib assembly. During Parker Argentina adopted the line clip also for the In particular ball pens and pencils of 45 and 61 are closely alike.
They can be distinguished because the 61s have engraved the number model and plastic tassies, while the 45s have metallic tassies and no number model engraved. Used, refurbished, working. Parker 45, Argentina, c. In the end of the ballpoint a small flake of the gold plating is missing, otherwise no signs of use. In original presentation box. Parker 45, pen and ballpoint set, Argentina, c.
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