Thursday, August 22, 2013

Speaking of Parker . . .

At the DC show this year, George Rimakis didn’t bring anything for me to buy.  He did, however, bring me something droolworthy to photograph:


The pattern on this cap is known as the “Coronet,” and it’s on the uberrare end of the Parker 51 spectrum:


The cap is 14 karat gold.  There’s a layer of green gold over the underlying rose gold, so the engraving makes for a stunning two-tone effect:


Even the nose cone is gold!



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