Parker was founded in 1888, and to celebrate its 130th anniversary, Parker is launching the 2018 Parker Duofold Limited Edition. At the same time, this pen is a tribute to its founder; George Safford Parker. This exceptional pen traces back George Parker's travel around the world. Only 1300 numbered pieces of this Limited Edition of the Duofold will be produced, which refers to the 130th anniversary.
This exceptional writing instrument has a 18 karat solid gold nib which features a compass, eluding to the science of navigation and the steamships George used while travelling the world. This nib is only available as a Medium nib. Fine, Extra Fine and Broad nibs are available on request.
The body of this pen is made of brass and has a world map on it made of lazered golden lines. The body is finished with deep blue colored varnish.
It comes in a very special packaging: a luxurious gift box inspired by vintage luggage style. It has the Parker logo linished on it, and features metallic components. It has PU latches and a nametag with George Parker's initials on it, based on his own handwriting. A map can be found on the inside of the box, with highlights of the cities that George Parker visited on his trip.