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PK2397 Parker Deluxe Challenger Mechanical Pencil, US, ca. 1945, USA, Yellowstone Yellow (more commonly referred to as Mustard), Heritage Cap 1/10 16KT Gold Filled with feathered cap edge and engraved lines, Parker gold filled blue diamond clip. 1936, black and silvery green celluloid, bright chrome trim, triangular clip with ball at end is engraved: Parker. In 1928, under the direction of Kenneth Parker, the Parker Pen Company invested three years and USD ,000 into the development of an ink that would eliminate the need for blotting.Research for the project was headed by Galen Sayler, a chemist working in a small laboratory at company headquarters in Janesville, Wisconsin.She is currently starring in the HBO series, Divorce.
The ink was novel for using isopropyl alcohol as a solvent, which dried by absorption rather than evaporation of previous water-based inks.After her parents' divorce, her mother married Paul Forste, a truck driver and account executive who was a part of Parker's life from an early age.Parker has identified culturally with her father's religion, Judaism, although she has had no religious training. The color is slightly darker than original, but far better than most from this era, I’d give it an 8 out of 10 with 10 being perfect. There is a hint of brassing to the cap edge and also at top of the cap back center. It is not unusual for the pencils which were made of celluloid to vary slightly from the fountain pens made of Lucite. ) Shiny black lacquer finish with bright chrome accents. The attached large cardboard easel on the back side has never been used. Large illustration on top half of a desk top with Parker Quink Permanent Blue-Black, a Parker Vacumatic fountain pen, smoking pipe and a framed photograph. It goes without saying that Parker no longer refills these lighters, so it is a collectible, not a user item unless you have figured out how to refill it. PK2273 Parker Flaminaire Lighter - Radically New Pocket Lighter (or so the enclosed brochure says!