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.
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.
The Parker 45 is notoriously difficult to accurately date due to the lack of date markings As a result certain pen clip screws including the Parker 75 and 45 were.
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. These deductions are not cast in stone. If you have some pens with date codes not covered, please send me email.
Here is a table for the s and s. Parker’s use of the codes appear after and is a carry-over from what they had used on previous.
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Parker 75 FP and BP advertisement from Brazil, our first from this country and I thought that Parker’s date coding of the 75s began with the French-produced.
The Parker 45 is notoriously difficult to accurately date due to the lack of date markings before and the sheer numbers that were made over the years. In Parker invested in new molding technology which made it easier to produce the plastic parts. As a result the Parker 45 Arrow with its plastic cap and barrel started production. As a result certain pen clip screws including the Parker 75 and 45 were redesigned to facilitate these stickers. Instead of the original full length internal plastic sleeve inside the barrel with plastic threads to screw the shell grip section on to, we now find a small brass threaded insert and a small plug at the top of the barrel for the end cap to screw on to.
Production of the TX ended in about and for the Harlequins about In the Parker 45 got a facelift adding a Cabochon Jewel to the clip screw and a redesigned arrow on the clip. Plastic versions known as Parker 45 Specials with gold trim and the brushed stainless Flighter also with gold trim. Post to Cancel.
Parker 75 Nibs
15/ago/ – Rollerball PARKER 75 CISELE Sterling Silver Anos 60 Oris Watch Artix GT Day Date Leather 5 21 Watch available to buy.
More images of the Parker crosshatch grid knife. Prototype aluminum 75 FPs in 6 colors with satin smooth finish. Prototype aluminum 75 FPs in red and blue with crosshatch grid pattern. Prototype FP in vermeil with red grid lines. Prototype FP in sterling silver with white grid lines. Prototype FPs in sterling silver using Niello. Prototype Premier FPs in red and dark blue laque. Letter in reply to a customer inquiry about the end of US production.
Prototype FP sections in a variety of colors. International instruction manuals, from August and August , the later being in 11 languages! Glass enamel FP cap in yellow with diamond pattern. Prototype FP cap with two clips, gold- and silverplated. Nib die that forms the characteristic curved shape of the 75 nib.
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I’m intrigued by the look of the Parker If you are unsure of how to date them there are several websites that can help and a rather.
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.
Don’t try to squeeze the tassie with the pliers; push the tassie into the closed, padded jaws while holding the jaws closed tightly. Heating the tassie end of the cap before doing this step will help. He approached my table at a pen show asking if I had anything to get the tassie off of a I showed him this method there on my table; it worked, he was delighted and he bought apair right away.
The next time we met he had nothing but praise for these pliers. I can’t find this pattern listed, so I don’t know what it is called.
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A range of 14k and 18k gold 75 and Premier nibs. All these nibs are unused, ex-factory stock from our purchase of Parker UK’s remaining 75 nib stock around 20.
Display all pictures. Availability date:. This product is not sold individually. You must select at least 1 quantity for this product. This is a pen for design fans and collectors. This complicated technique gives a beautiful result that again references the square and abstract graphics so popular in the s, making the Premier Edition pen and its shiny black metallic gift box the last word in contemporary chic.
Then heralded as a beacon of modernity, today it is still the essential lively Parker companion. The Jotter remains today as a worldwide symbol of Parker design and success more than any other product in its history. The Jotter is accessible and affordable, yet unsurpassed in its quality, and over the course of the last half-century more than million have been sold worldwide.
Dating Parker 75 Pens
He received his first fountain pen related patent in The company’s first successful pen, released in , was the Parker Jointless. The Lucky Curve feed was used in various forms until From the s to the s, before the development of the ballpoint pen , Parker was either number one or number two in worldwide writing instrument sales. In Parker created Quink quick drying ink , which eliminated the need for blotting.
In , the company introduced its Liquid Lead pencil which used liquid graphite to write like a pen.
Product Name Parker 75 “Milleraies”. Manufacturer and Year Parker, made in France – (the date code IE is clear on the cap band, which indicates.
In the early ‘s a man named Fisher was tracing old Spanish treasure ships that had sunk outside the coast of Florida in Fisher managed to retrieve a lot of gold and silver ingots bars from the ships. Designer Don Doman conceived the idea to make a limited edition of the Parker 75 from this old silver. He discussed the matter with one of the Parker Companys vice presidents and was given the go-ahead.
Fisher was contacted and quite a lot of the old silver was bought. The Spanish Treasure fleet 75 is today one of the most sought for Parker 75’s, if not one of the most sought for and in fact the first ever produced limited edition pens. Why didn’t you buy a couple of dozen then? The first Parker 75 was offered with a flat clip-screw, often referred to by collectors as the “flat-top” In the clip screw was re-designed leaving a small hole in the clip-screw, this way Parker could offer to add an emblem or company logo to the top of the pen.
The Parker Vector RB-1 picked up this idea, only with a more elongated circle.
Duofold fountain pen, lapis lazuli blue, two gold-plated bands, clip. Circle-vent Duofold nib, comb feed, very stiff. Excellent condition, great color, black hard rubber section oxidized to brown.
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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