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    This P51 Vac pen is currently offered on ebay.

    And I thought that I had seen everything...........

    Abit more than just UV light exposure............
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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    Surprised it is not listed as a prototype

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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    Two-tone gray. What's the big deal?

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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    It's the "Malayan Tapir" special edition model.
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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    Perhaps a week under a sunlamp without the cap in place will make it into a doctor's pen.

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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    Gentlemen,

    A great many thanks for your replies.

    As always, they made me smile…….alot.




    I have now ‘ spoken ‘ to the seller and he sent me some more images.

    The colour is very very light grey bordering on white.

    In all my years I have never seen a pen affected by UV light exposure this much.
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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    Realistically, the pen looks like someone's special. It could be a color changeling, though.

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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    To continue this theme, if I may.

    I recently was lucky enough to see this image.

    One is 1981 the other 2009.


    And I thought I had seen all Parker Harlequins ever made……….
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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    I thought that the informed here would have noticed that the shields are a little diffferent in size, paler and are reversed.


    There is also a 2005 version, oddly with a GP arrow clip which hardly works with the original classic look.

    Either were ever released, both were R&D dept projects.
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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    Yesterday whilst thrashing around in search of these particular rare Jotter Harlequins……….

    A Parker collector I know very well sent me this image today.


    It appears that there is a full Gold version – another reverse shield pattern
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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    Another different Parker pen to continue this topic if I may

    ‘ Just when I thought I had seen everything ‘



    A near recent event..............


    A while back I was sailing along happily, very pleased with myself, that I had collected all the NOS versions of Sonnet MK I & II FP’s


    Then I was sent these images.

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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    A continuation of this topic...........

    Just then I thought I had seen everything..........


    Another different Parker pen.



    In the recent past I was very privileged to be sent this image from a good friend of mine.

    A Parker Arrow collection of his.


    It blew me away, I still have to pick my jaw up from the floor every time I look at this image.


    The image is courtesy of Yorvik Pens
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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    Part 1

    Just before this Christmas past I was sent these images by a very good friend of mine.

    He asked me if I had seen any of these Parker pen sets.



    I was lost for words, thought that I had seen everything.........



    There is only one other Parker collector that I know who would know the answer - christof



    I would invite any ideas as to what this set is from anyone here.



    Part 2 to follow in the next few days.

    Further images of these very unusual Parkers which were a very limited edition release.

    The fountain pen nib system is very unusual.

    This set is not a prototype



    All images shown are courtesy of Yorvik Pens
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    Default Re: Just when you thought you had seen everything........

    Part two

    Some images of the nib


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