One of the diverse efforts of other makers to cash in on the wild success of the Parker “51”, the Hooded Knight is a combination of cleverness and simplicity. The latter is exemplified by the point and feed, which are essentially the same as any open-pointed pen. The clever bit is a little cut-out in the hood, giving the point’s breather-hole access to the open air, and in theory ensuring smooth writing.
Production Run: c. 1945 – c. 1960; a very approximate range, as there is little to be found on the matter. If you have a catalogue or price-list with any sense of actual dates on it, I’d be delighted to hear from you.
Size: I wasn’t paying enough attention to this sort of detail back when I worked on one.
Point: Plated steel
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