In 1923 George S Parker opened the Parker pen factory in Toronto, Canada, where this beautiful fountain pen was made.
An exquisite exemplary model 223 Parker Lucky Curve safety pen, which model was patented in about 1910 becoming the forerunner leading to the Duofold models introduced in 1921.
A well sought after fountain pen prized by classic and rare pen collectors. Ink filling is by button method, unscrewing the serrated section at the end of the pens barrel section reveals the small brass metal button, a paper leaflet and diagram is available which shows how to fill the pen.
The authentic gold medium point size nib is engraved Parker Lucky Curve Pen Canada. The gold filled ball end pocket clip has the larger size ball at the clips end and is engraved with the September 1916 patent date.
The standard Parker wording with Toronto Canada and the Lucky Curve banner symbol is engraved on the pens barrel. With the cap fitted on, capped, the pens length is 5 and 1 quarter inches. A rare classic pen in pristine condition.