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Welcome to Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. the U.K.’s premier vintage fountain pen website. We offer a good stock of restored Conway Stewart, Parker, Sheaffer, Waterman and others. We sell desktop items too. Vintage Fountain Pens Inc. – 1st on line, 1st for quality and 1st for customer service.

A free fountain pen gift box is available with each purchase upon request (just tick the relevant box at checkout) and our postage and packing charge is per order not per item.

Enjoy your browse through our vintage fountain pen selection.

Spotlight on: Parker 45 Harlequin Red Shield

Harlequin Red Shield Parker 45

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This vintage fountain pen  - the Parker 45 model - was launched in the U.S.A. in the 1960’s and proved to be a very popular economy pen. It was named after the famous Western pistol and was the first pen Parker issued which would take an ink cartridge. It subsequently became available in the U.K. and this example of the Parker 45 Harlequin has the very rare Red Shield pattern dating from 1981. The line was phased out in 1983. Whilst it will take Parker ink cartridges, this particular example also comes with the Parker squeezebox fill system fitted. The nib is made of steel and has a firm medium point. The text around the cap lip states “Parker Made in England U1”. It is a long slim and very stylish pen measuring 136mm with cap on and 147mm with cap on barrel end. Condition is good with minor age wear. It will serve well as an everyday writer and is also worth a place in a vintage fountain pen collection. It is an example of a Parker design that was difficult to produce, particularly in this colour and so only available for a short period. All fountain pens are professionally serviced and bench tested prior to offering for sale. A further inspection is carried out before despatch. Filling instructions will be sent with your order. A gift box is available free of charge on request at checkout where you may also select your method of payment.

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Price: £240.00
Postage and packing
U.K. via Royal Mail Special Delivery: £7.00
Europe via Royal Mail International Signed For: £10.00
Rest of World via Royal Mail International Signed For: £12.00
The postage and packing charge is per order not per item, so if you buy more than one item you pay only one postage and packing charge (see our terms). These costs will be added to your invoice at checkout. Please select UK, Europe or World delivery to ensure you pay the right amount.


Link to Writing Equipment Society

If you would like to meet other enthusiastic collectors of pens and writing equipment why not join the Writing Equipment Society?

Here is a little information about how this site works:

The Vintage Pens and Desktop Items section shows information on all current stock displayed in a random order over several pages and provides an opportunity to purchase. Clicking on the link below the illustration will reveal other items currently available from the same manufacturer. To find a particular item in the current stock, click the Quick Stock List lozenge and select from there.

When you have found something you wish to buy, then click on the 'add to basket' icon add to basket icon. You may continue shopping and add more items to your basket. When you have completed shopping then click on the 'Check out' button in the right margin to pay for your purchases. (NB: this button only appears when you have items in your basket. We use 'cookies' to record the contents of your basket. If your browser has cookies turned off then you will not be able to add items to your basket.)

Our Sold Archive provides information to budding vintage fountain pen/desktop item collectors and social history students. Should you wish us to source a previously sold item an e-mail link is provided.

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