Item # S050918-01
Description: Treasure Gold Prototype BP in unfinished brass state
This cap-actuated 75 BP is a prototype of the Treasure Gold stippled pattern that is extremely scarce. Being a prototype, this is even harder to find.
This pen is brass and is the unfinished prototype without any goldplating; the texture is rough to the touch. Notice that no cap band area is present and there are no inscription of any kind (Parker name, logo, country of origin, etc.) Also the clip has the smaller arrowhead with the tassie being flat and the size of the FP tassie. This gives us a clue as to when the prototype was assembled which I would guess is some time before ~1971 when the supply of the early clips and flat tassies was depleted.
For comparison, here are pictures of the Treasure Gold FP+BP set taken from the Reference section. Notice there is a cap band which the prototype BP does not have.
Take a closer look at the cap tassie.
Condition is brand new, BP only. Since it is a prototype, there is no packaging available.
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