I have ultrasonically cleaned the NIB, feed, section, breather tube, and barrel. Replaced the old diaphragm with a new, properly sized one. Hand polished the Nickel Plated Blue Diamond Clip, Chevron Cap Band ( \\\ ///) and 14K NIB. I have Cleaned, Buffed, Polished and Waxed the barrel and cap to bring back the vibrancy and to protect the celluloid of fountain pen. This Parker Silver Pearl has some fabulous color, some the best I have seen.
This fountain pen cap and barrel are in magnificent condition showing no chips, cracks or repairs with the cap always secure tightly to the barrel. The cap has the Split Arrow Nickel Plated Blue Diamond Clip which displays no brassing. The Chevron Cap Band shows only very minor brassing. The top jewel is striped to match the fountain pen cap, section, and body - I polished to bring back a beautiful shine. The blind cap jewel is black and also been polished to high shine. The barrel is clearly and crisply stamped with, "Geo. S. Parker Vacumatic Made in U.S.A. with date code 8 (1938) in the 3rd Quarter". The transparency of the barrel is great and a person can easily see through the barrel with only very mild ambering. The blind cap securely fits and its tassel does display some brassing on the edges. This Parker Vacumatic is a long major size that measures 5 3/8" in length capped and 6 3/16" posted.
This Parker Vacumatic has the proper 2nd Generation Speedline Filling Unit. The Vacumatic Filling System works great, typically in my tests with water about 7-9 presses to fill full. I have greased the filling unit and now operates smoothly and function as it originally was designed to.
The Parker NIB is a 14K gold two-tone split arrow NIB. The iridium is great and creates a wonderful writing experience. The 14K Parker Vacumatic NIB has a fine point measuring roughly .51mm when measured with digital calipers. The NIB is the split arrow two-tone14K Vacumatic that is in excellent condition with the slightest of wear to the platinum coating from years of polishing. The writing sample provided in the image range from an extra fine stroke that measures .36mm and to a broad stroke of roughly .96mm with medium pressure when measuring with digital calipers. The writing sample was done with the actual pen in the images that are listed for sale by dipping the NIB in Parker Quink Blue-Black Ink.
Any specks of white in the images are from the cotton that I used to clean the barrel and cap.
Long Major Parker Vacumatic Fountain Pens are increasingly difficult to find which make it an excellent collector variant to add to one writing arsenal collection. I would grade this Parker Vacumatic in Excellent Condition and is ready to write or add to your collection.
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