Lot 197 of 594:
PARKER No. 46 Abalone & Mother-of-Pearl TAPER CAP Fountain Pen, c.1906  

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Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

Title:
PARKER: No. 46 Taper Cap Eyedropper Fountain Pen, Abalone and Mother-of-Pearl Panels, Gold-Filled Repoussé, Rare

Author:
Parker

Place:
United States

Publisher:

Date:
c.1906

Description:

A rare and spectacular Parker No. 46 eyedropper-filler fountain pen, alternating abalone and mother-of-pearl panels, gold-filled highly-repoussé snail patterned taper cap, cap rim inscribed: "PARKER FOUNTAIN PEN / PAT. 6-30-91. 1-3-06". 162mm. Circle-vent Parker nib marked "45", slight to medium flex. Excellent condition, cartouche engraved "Ada M. Sacks" in a lovely Edwardian script, no blemishes or flaws, impeccable. 

-Lambrou, Andreas. Fountain Pens of the World. [Epping: 2005]. See pp. 62-63.
-See also: "An Era of Elegance: Taper-Cap Fountain Pens" by Glen B. Bowen, The Pennant, Spring 2018 issue, Vol. XXXVI, No. 1, p. 30 for a similar example of this rare and lovely masterpiece.
 

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Item number:
300279
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