Model identification guide: Major Speedlines

In 1937 Parker decided to change the style of the Vacumatics. Following the recipe of the Duofolds, Parker started to produce a more streamlined version of the Vacumatic with a new filling system referred to as the "Speedline filler".

The Oversize was replaced with a streamlined version called the Senior Maxima, The Senior was replaced with the Slender Maxima and the third new model was destined to become the best seller of the Vacumatic line, the Major. It was identical to and eventually replaced the streamlined Standard Vacumatics of 1939-1940, but with a chevron cap band.
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