Leather bound notebooks. Black and white photographs. Hand-written thank-you notes. Regardless of ever-changing aesthetics and cultural trends, there are certain things that stand the test of time. Like an old Hollywood movie that gets better with every watch (“Here’s looking at you, kid,” à la Casablanca), anything classic will never go out of style.
A good pen is like good wine, and the Parker Pen Company has dedicated 125 years to refining their design. It all started in 1888 when George Safford Parker received his first pen patent. Since then, Parker pens have become one of the most popular luxury pens in the world, declared the official writing instrument of Queen Elizabeth II and used by President Eisenhower to sign the surrender that ended World War II.
In this article, we’re sharing our best Parker pens and their price range, plus a peek into their heritage, fascinating stuff for fountain pen lovers like you!