Onoto De La Rue

Originally an extremely successful colour printing company the business went from strength to strength in the early 1800’s, mainly due to it’s Playing card business and by 1833 it was able to move into impressive accommodation in Finsbury London.

Soon after The business moved into stationary and were awarded a four year contract with the board of the inland revenue to produce stamps

By the late 1880’s De La Rue were producing their first writing instruments.

Initially producing Hard rubber Stylographs and Eyedroppers the company then invented it’s own filling system which became extremely successful by 1912.

Early Piston fills and the later extremely high quality leverfill are much sought after. Onoto de la Rue’s have exceptionally high quality nibs.


ALL PISTON FILLERS HAVE HAD ALL NEW CORK SEALS AND RUBBER WASHERS FITTED. ALL LEVER FILLS HAVE HAD A NEW SAC FITTED – ALL OUR PENS ARE READY TO WRITE


Early Onoto O Type Piston Fill in Gold filled overlay. In Perfect condition but with some dents in the cap top. Engraved “24 April 1917”. Fitted with the original 14kt gold, Semi flex medium tipped nib. Measures 120 mm long capped

c1915

 

£120


Magnificent Early Onoto Magna 1876 in Chased Black with Solid 14kt gold band. In Perfect Near Mint Condition. Piston fill. Fitted with the original twin tone 14kt gold huge number 7 medium tipped nib.

c1938

 


Onoto 5600 in black with Transparent mesh Pattern gold filled trim. In perfect Condition but with Some Plate loss to clip. Piston fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold, super smooth medium tipped nib.

c1935

 

£128


Onoto in Lined Green Mesh Transparent Pattern with gold filled trim. In perfect Near Mint Condition . Piston fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold, super smooth medium tipped nib.

c1935

 


Onoto 924 / 341 Ink Pencil in Green Mesh with gold filled trim. In Perfect condition. Piston Fill. Works Perfectly

c1935

 

£118


Beautiful Onoto 6234 in Pearl Burgundy and Black Marble with gold filled trim. In Near Mint Condition. Piston fill. Fitted with the original 14kt Gold twin toned, semi flex medium to broad tipped, super smooth  nib. Large Pen Measuring 143 mm long capped.

c1937

 


RARE Onoto 2052 Ladies Slender Model in Bronze Mesh design with gold filled trim. In MINT Condition . Piston fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold, super smooth, full flex medium tipped nib giving a wonderful writing style. Long Pen Measuring 135 mm Capped

c1938

 

£245


Onoto “The De La Rue Pen” 1220 in Pearl Burgundy and Black with Gold filled trim. In Perfect Near Mint Condition. Lever fill.  Fitted with the original 14kt gold,  Semi flex medium tipped nib g

c1938

 


The Onoto De La Rue Junior Pen in Pearl Green Marble with gold filled trim. In Absolute MINT Unused Condition. Lever fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold, super smooth, full flex wet Noodle Broad tipped nib giving a wonderful writing style.

c1947

 


Onoto De La Rue Pencil in Black with gold fill trim. In Absolute MINT condition .Works perfectly.

c1947

£48

 


Onoto Penmaster in Black with gold filled trim. In Perfect Near Mint condition. Lever fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold full flex medium tipped nib giving a superb writing style.

c1949

£105

 


Onoto K4 in Light Grey with gold filled trim. In Absolute MINT Condition. Piston Fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold, super smooth medium tipped nib

c1955

£125

 


Rare Late Onoto Number 46 in Light Grey with gold filled trim. In Absolute MINT Condition. Made in Australia . Lever fill. Fitted with the original medium tipped nib

c1960

 

 

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