Parker Quink


1944 Parker Quink Permanent Pen Ink Advertisement

1944 Parker Quink Permanent Pen Ink Advertisement

Blond: “Look, Alice, my pen’s done another tailspin and I’m in the middle of a note to the Navy’s best-looking JG!”

Brunnette: “Betty, you’re impossible! I told you to use Parker Quink, the Solv-X in it protects pens”

This is a great World War Two-era advertisement focuses on the shortage of pens and the need to keep them writing!  Additionally, ads from this period always contain a lot of type … much like the advertisement supplements that you find in today’s magazines and newspapers.