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O’Connell’s surviving brother Diarmuid lives in Cohasset.” Perhaps this pen was used by Meta to “write the words down” as insisted by her father.
Though I am not an avid Parker 51 collector, I have always wanted to find an all gold example.
The pen presented no particular problems other than the need for a new diaphragm and general clean up.
I thoroughly cleaned all of the parts above, paying particular attention to the barrel and any stray pieces of the old diaphragm that always seem to stubbornly stick to the barrel, just inside the top where the vac filler sits.
The blue diamond (which I failed to capture above) was devoid of its blue coloring.
To replace this, I use Testor’s Enamel Model Paint Number 110 – Blue.
I used a debutante sized diaphragm on this 51 and the re-installation went well.
I polished the cap and nib with metal polish and the barrel, cap, and hood with scratch remover/polish/ and wax.
I was interested in this particular set because it is a Canadian one and the gold caps are in quite good shape.
You can see from the photo below that there is one small ding in the pen cap, but that everything else seems to be in order. Vacumatic pencils were rotary pencils, meaning the cap is twisted to load the lead and to expel new supplies.
This limits the choices to two ~ The Gold Plate Signet/Insignia, or the Gold Presidential.
As I have yet to win the lottery, my sights have been set on find a Signet / Insignia.
Here are the Signet/Insignia and a Flighter from my collection. In an article about her famous brother, it is stated: “O’Connell, named for his Lenahan grandfather, recalls in a book he wrote about the law firm on its 100th anniversary that .” The senior O’Connell believed that the spoken word is all too soon forgotten, “no matter how powerful and eloquent.” “You must always write them down to keep them from being lost and to ensure they will be preserved for future generations,” the father urged his nine sons and three daughters-Joseph F.