"…what I have needed all my life."
Back in the early 20th Century, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote that about his Parker Duofold. The details on these new Parker Duofold Prestige fountain pens, rollerballs and ballpoints would have astonished even Sherlock Holmes. Parker has taken its Roaring Twenties pen design and given it today's most popular finishes. The new Duofold Prestige Chevron is steel-based and comes is black with Ruthenium trim or blue with gold trim. The Duofold…read more
Parker Duofold Prestige
"It's the thought that counts."
Parker has always found this to be "A sentiment as true in making pens as giving them." These two new offerings in the Parker Sonnet Premium collection are no exception. Fountain pens have 17 different pieces, assembled and a checked by hand. The rollerballs and ballpoints have equal attention to detail. Select from the popular Brown Rubber Sonnet Prestige or the Sterling Silver and…read more
Parker Sonnet Premium
"Stamp out Jotter snitching!"
This was apparently quite pervasive in 1966, as Parker advertised how to cure a Jotter Snitcher. Their remedy still works today – get plenty of these beautiful new Jotter Premium click-top ballpoints so you always have one at hand. Aluminum barrels have replaced plastic, some are patterned and some are plain. These new earthy colors make these Jotter Premiums another…read more
Parker Jotter Premium
Even back in the early 20th Century there were pollsters. There were blindfolded "taste" tests. And these trials were not related to politics or food. They were related to fountain pens. And "8 Men out of 10 Picked the Duofold" over ten other competitors. The more times change, the more things remain the same. These historic Duofold…read more
Parker Duofold Classic
"...peculiarly your own…"
"…as your favorite pair of slippers!" Let's go back to 1963. A fine writing instrument was important as keeping your toes warm. Parker introduced the first Sonnet Cisele fountain pen during this time. A symbol of good taste which has endured over the years. Today Parker introduces some subtle changes to this iconic fountain pen, rollerball and ballpoint. The historic Cisele finish has a new clip design…read more
Parker Sonnet Sterling
Create your own poetry with a Sonnet from Parker. Multiple layers of rich red, blue or black lacquer coat this long-lived, balanced design. Black Sonnets are offered in matte powder-coating or glossy lacquer. Feelings will flow from the heart and the steel nib on your fountain pen. The capped Sonnet rollerball lays down consistent lines…read more
Parker Sonnet Core
Don't strain your muscles
In 1932, fountain pen users (that was everyone) were reminded that Parker pens ask, "…no one to strain his muscles and exert his mind to do its job of writing." The newest Parker writing technology, 5th Generation, still, "Does Everything but Your Thinking…" and it is cleaner, more simple and more versatile than many modern fountain pens. A shining stainless stee…read more
Parker Ingenuity Luxury
"Dollars can't measure…"
"…the pride it brings…" Devoted Parker Pen fans have known this for many, many years. They also know that Parker updates its designs every few years. This year it is the Urban fountain pen, rollerball and ballpoint that have received the most drastic makeover. The extreme curves are now more subtle, but the basic ergonomics remain as well as the grid pattern on the pearl and ebony…read more
Parker Urban Premium
"Perfect for any Servicemen!"
In the 1940s, many families were faced with shipping holiday gifts overseas for brave friends and family serving in the armed services. Many Parker ads prompted Parker pen gifting. It was an excellent choice back then, as it still is today. The totally redesigned IM Core collection is a great gift -- the multiple color and trim options, all of which engrave beautifully. Just pick out a fountain pen, rollerball or ballpoint in their favorite color; add…read more
Parker IM Core