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    Default Re: An interesting Parker 51 from 1957

    Quote Originally Posted by proteus View Post
    Just passing through...........

    It is an experiment P51 that David bought from DS in December last year

    As for value, I passed at £250, it sold £275




    I did not think it was significant enough to warrant the money asked


    Perhaps someone here needs to re check his records if he thinks that this is VP made in the Arrow Park model shop..........smiling......alot
    If it isnít a model shop pen in the VP line what do you say it is? The engraved numbers are likely drawing or order numbers.

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    Default Re: An interesting Parker 51 from 1957

    Quote Originally Posted by proteus View Post
    Just passing through...........

    It is an experiment P51 that David bought from DS in December last year

    As for value, I passed at £250, it sold £275

    I did not think it was significant enough to warrant the money asked

    Interesting, but hard to understand for someone who was not involved in the quoatated discussion. Could you please share some more information?

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    Default Re: An interesting Parker 51 from 1957

    This is fascinating. I am very curious about this particular item.

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    Default Re: An interesting Parker 51 from 1957

    I can believe that this is from the model shop. I had a chance to visit Susan Wirth a number of years ago. She showed me a series of pens from the model shop that showed the design evolution from the VP, through to the 75 Its been 13 years so I don't remember the details. The numbers could easily be the original markings intended to show nib position, simplified in the production pens.

    From what she told me, it was not uncommon for pens from the model shop to be taken and used as prizes at the company picnic. There were some weird pens in circulation in Janesville.

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    Default Re: An interesting Parker 51 from 1957

    I thought these P51 pens were more interesting.

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