Vintage PARKER 45 CLASSIC ARROW FOUNTAIN PENS Ink Cartridge Black Green Plastic

  • Vintage PARKER 45 CLASSIC ARROW FOUNTAIN PENS Ink Cartridge Black Green Plastic
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Vintage PARKER 45 CLASSIC ARROW FOUNTAIN PENS Ink Cartridge Black Green

Two Parker fountain pens, both Model 45s, in black with a metal cap, and the other 45 a metal cap with a plastic dark green body.

We are pleased to offer this pair of Parker Arrow Classic Type 45 fountain pens. These model 45s come with a black plastic body and metal cap, while the second 45 features a metal cap and dark green plastic body.

Based on Parker's experience with filling systems in, the company decided to produce a cartridge it was both simple and cost efficient. The first model to receive this new cartridge was the Parker 45. On can take any Parker cartridge from any time period and stick it into any cartridge Parker pen and it will fit. This idea was revolutionary.

The new Parker 45 was released to the public in 1960 and was a smash hit. Demand for this new filling systems increased so much it was soon applied to other Parker models, such as late models of the Parker 61, the Parker 75 (1964-1994) and many other subsequent models.

The cartridge/converter idea was also soon adopted by most pen companies. Both the cartridge and converter became a manufacturers standard and is still being used today.

Capped, these '45s measure 5 1/4 inches. Together, the pens weigh 1.1 ounces.

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