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Common questions

Is the Parker Duofold a good pen?

Is the Parker Duofold a good pen?

But they’re a very nice pen. And if you’re looking for a collection of pens that’s easier to find than the original Duofolds or Vacumatics, this is an area where you could still easily work to build out a complete collection from a well-known brand.

What is the difference between Parker Centennial and international?

The modern Parker Duofold fountain pen comes in two sizes: the International and the larger Centennial version. The Centennial is about the same size as the original 1920s Senior, and the International is similar to the original Special. There is only ONE size of ballpoint and pencil.

What does Duofold mean?

1 : having two parts or aspects. 2 : being twice as great or as many.

Where is Parker Duofold made?


What is Duofold made of?

Parker Duofold: An Anatomy Created with an eye-catching bright red hard rubber with deep black hard rubber end pieces, the first Duofolds featured bandless caps.

Which Parker ballpoint pen is best?

Parker IM ballpoint pen
The Parker IM ballpoint pen is the best ballpoint pen to keep with you when you’re on the go. The black lacquer and gold trim offer a high-quality finish while the click mechanism makes it accessible and quick to use when needed to jot down all important details.

Which is the cheapest pen of Parker?

Parker Beta Premium Ball Pen
The lowest priced product is Parker Beta Premium Ball Pen available at Rs….Parker Pens Price list in India (August 2020)

Parker Beta Premium Ball Pen Rs.125
Parker Beta Standard Fountain Pen Rs.160
Parker Beta Premium Roller Ball Pen Rs.175
Parker Vector Mettalix CT Ball Pen Rs.250

What is a Vacumatic fountain pen?

The Parker Vacumatic fountain pen was launched in 1932, and would come to out-sell the Parker Duofold, the then top seller. The pen was originally marketed under the name of Golden Arrow, a reference to the new arrow clip but was again changed to Vacuum Filler in reference to its ink reservoir filling action.

How can you tell Parker 51?

The imprint on the majority of these pens is at the end of the barrel, near the decorative “jewel”, all in one line. They may or may not have a “1” datecode after the imprint. Some collectors speculate that the ones without a datecode are really pre-production models from 1940.

What is a Parker Duofold pen?

The Parker Duofold is a range of fountain pens produced by the Parker Pen Company. The first model was produced in 1921 and was a large pen – 5.5 inches long when capped. It was made of a showy bright red hard rubber and expensively priced at $7.00, equivalent to $102 in 2020.