Nib: Fine 14k Gold USA No.37
Parker Challenger Deluxe c1945 Red Pearl Celluloid with Gold Plated ball clip and 2 G/F bands, Button-filler Made in USA nib USA stamped 15 Length Capped 11.4 CM Barrel Pat. Pend 25
Condition: There are no major imperfections to note: No chips cracks or engravings or any signs of faults or major surface ware. Very Good condition. NB There should be 3 rings on the cap , one is missing. I found a ring and replaced it
The Challenger was a school pen that was first introduced in the february 1934 Parkergram, during the Vacumatic era. It was a button filler and was made out of the same plastic as the early marbled Vacumatics.
1937 the complete Challenger series was redesigned. The Standard and Deuxe pens got a tapered clip with the imprint "Parker" on it,