The following codes should be used to establish an overall condition, rather than be taken literally.
The code-key could be posted along with the pen-list, if desired.
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The quarter marker changed in 1988 from E, C, L, I to III, II, I or none (last quarter) according to the below table.
In 1950 a new system for the date coding was introduced where the two digits only indicated the year, not the quarter hence "50" means made in 1950, this system was used in the US until 1955 and in Canada a few years longer..
It has been assumed that Parker began marking some of their pens on the trim or cap bands to allow for dating in 1970.
Using the words "Quality pen", one letter per year, followed by a quarter marker, allowing for dating within a ten year span.
So far the earliest date coded pens found have had the code NL for 1979, and all of these pens were made in the US.
This is a standard for shortening the description of pens, either for personal use or when offering pens for sale.