Size: Capped - 120mm; posted - 136mm.
This is a lovely and rather unusual glossy burgundy Parker 17 Lady in the Deluxe configuration with the rolled gold cap. I have only seen a handful of these in the 20 or so years I have been restoring and selling vintage pens. It is in excellent condition and I would think it cannot have seen much use. The cap is rolled gold with the vertical incised line decoration with a lovely rolled gold Parker arrow pocket clip, and a rolled gold top button. This is probably a fairly late pen as there is no barrel imprint. The barrel unscrews to reveal the Aerometric filler. This is almost as new with no damage noted and still has its original pliglass ink sac which, although it exhibits a minor reddish colour caste still has most of its original transparency. The hooded nib is in 14 carat gold and in a fine point.
I have fully serviced this pen. The nib is very smooth and lays down an excellent wet, fine width line.
A rather unusual and pretty little pen.