The Parker Pen Company was founded by George Safford Parker in Janesville, Wisconsin, USA in 1888 and produces luxury pens. Parker moved its headquarters from Janesville, Wisconsin to England in 1987; the company was then sold to Gillette in 1993 and subsequently sold to Rubbermaid Newell in 2000. The company is currently headquartered in Nantes, France, having closed down its factories in Janesville and Newhaven, East Sussex, England in 2009.
The Parker Jotter is a retractable ballpoint pen manufactured by the Parker Pen Company. The specifications of the pen are as follows:
- Model Number: Varies
- Body Color: Black, Blue, Brown, Light Blue, Purple, Red, Orange, Silver
- Clip Material: Metal
- Grip Diameter: 9.0 Millimeters
- Ink Color: Blue
- Ink Type: Ballpoint (1.0 mm Medium)
- Total Diameter: 10.0 Millimeters
- Weight: 16 Grams
The Parker Jotter is a classic ballpoint pen manufactured by the Parker Pen Company. The pen is light but has a sturdy feel due to its metallic body. The retractable button is responsive and produces a satisfying "click" whenever it is engaged. The pen also boasts the famous Parker arrowhead clip that holds on to fabric nicely. The weight of the pen is light but not insubstantial - the pen is well-balanced for a pleasant writing experience, and the metallic body of the pen appears resistant to most scratches and dents. Overall, the Parker Jotter boasts a timeless design, reliable performance, and versatility as an everyday writer.
Fore the aforementioned reasons, the Parker Jotter is recommended by Lion Stationers. It can be purchased from the following vendors:
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