1941 PARKER DUOFOLD FOUNTAIN PEN DUSTY ROSE CELLULOID INGENUE SIZE RESTORED

$150.00
For your consideration, we are offering for sale this Fabulous RESTORED 1941 Parker Duofold Fountain Pen in Dusty Rose Celluloid. This fountain pen has been thoroughly taken apart, cleaned and put back together and now is in wonderful writing condition.

I have ultrasonically cleaned the NIB, feed, section, breather tube, cap, and barrel. Replaced the old diaphragm with a new, properly sized one. Hand polished the Gold Filled Blue Diamond Clip, Narrow-Wide-Narrow Triple Cap Banding, and 14K Duofold NIB. Buffed and Polished the barrel and cap to bring back the vibrancy of fountain pen and, indeed, it looks fantastic.

This fountain pen cap and barrel are in magnificent condition with no chips, cracks, teeth marks, or repairs. The cap has the Blue Diamond Gold Filled clip with a hint of brassing at the top and bottom of the clip. The Gold Filled Narrow-Wide-Narrow Triple Cap Banding displays a wonderful gold filled color with just a small hint of brassing. The top jewel is black and polished to a great shine The barrel is clearly stamped with, "PARKER DUOFOLD MADE IN U.S.A. with date code 1 (for 1941) in the fourth quarter". The transparency of the barrel is great and one can see through it clearly. The blind cap securely fits and has a gold filled tassie that displays very minor gold filled loss on the edge. There are no personalizations or monograms to either the cap or barrel on this fountain pen. This Parker Duofold Fountain Pen is known as Ingenue and the smallest model when manufactured from 1940 to 1941 and measures 4 7/8" in length capped and 5 1/2" posted.

The Speedline Vacu-Fill System works great, typically in my tests with water about 5 to 7 presses and it will roughly fill full. This Vacu-Fill unit has been greased and is in excellent condition - it operates smoothly and works flawlessly as it did when manufactured.

The 14K Parker Duofold NIB performs wonderfully and has a smooth, medium point measuring roughly .65mm when measured with digital calipers. When writing a sample this NIB writes with a medium to double broad stroke/line. The writing sample provided in the image has the fine stroke on the horizontal lines measuring .63mm and the double broad stroke of roughly 1.53mm with medium pressure. The sample was done with the actual pen in the images that are listed for sale. The writing sample was used by dipping the NIB in Parker Quink Blue Ink.

Any specks of white in the images are from the cotton that I used to clean the barrel and cap.

This is a gorgeous, RESTORED Parker Duofold Fountain Pen in the Dusty Rose Celluloid where the color just "pops". I would grade this Duofold in the Very Fine to Excellent Condition. It is ready to write with or just add to writing arsenal collection.
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