Parker

A Duofold AF

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This is my latest everyday user.  It’s a rather shabby Duofold AF and yes, somebody broke the clip and no, I haven’t got around to replacing it.  The pen writes just as well with a broken clip.  It’s made from that strange plastic that Parker used for the AFs.  It looks black until you put it under a strong light, then it’s green.

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The great thing about this pen is the nib.  It’s a quite acutely-angled oblique.  It took a little practice to come to terms with it but now I’m enjoying it!

I spent all day today editing photos and writing descriptions for my next upload.  My assistant doesn’t do that computer stuff so she took the day off.

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Tomorrow I’ll be back to restoration.  There’s one pen in particular I mean to fix up and photograph so I can write about it here, mainly because it will allow me to use the word “dodecagonal.”  Now what could that be?

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