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PARKER No. 20 "New Style" Mottled Red & Black Hard Rubber Eyedropper, c.1897  

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$800 - $1,200

No. 20 "New Style" Eyedropper Fountain Pen, Mottled Red and Black Hard Rubber, In Original Box


United States




No. 20 "New Style" eyedropper-filler fountain pen, mottled red and black hard rubber, distinctive posting knob at end of barrel. 150mm. No. 2 heart-vent Lucky Curve nib, slight flex. Parker's "New Style" pens were only made for about a year (as pen savant David Nishimura points out, the model is mentioned in Parker's "Side Talks" in 1899 and is absent from 1898 and 1900 Parker catalogs). Excellent, unblemished condition, in the rare original box, faintly imprinted "NEW STYLE No. 20" in lower right corner.

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