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.

Early Boots Chatsworth Pen made by Onoto in chased Black Hard Rubber with Nickel Silver trim. In Perfect Near MINT condition.  Fitted with the original  14kt gold semi flex, very smooth medium tipped nib. Measures 132 mm long capped

c1920

£115


Early Onoto Eye dropper Ink Pencil in Ripple Red Hard Rubber. In Absolute MINT condition. Fully restored and writes perfectly with a smooth point. Measures 105 mm long capped. Rare to find in this condition

c1922

£90


Early Onoto Plunger filling Ink Pencil in Ripple Red Hard Rubber. In Perfect Near Mint condition.  Fully restored and writes perfectly with a smooth point. Measures 120 mm long capped. Rare to find in this condition

c1926

£90


Onoto "The De La Rue Pen" 1220 in Pearl Blue Marble with gold fill trim. Lever fill. In Perfect condition. Fitted with the original 14kt gold semi flex medium tipped nib.

c1936

£118


Rare Onoto Ink Pencil in Green and Silver Transparent mesh with Nickel Silver trim. Piston Fill. In ABSOLUTE MINT condition in original scarce box. Works perfectly c1938

£135

Beautiful Onoto Number 14 in Pearl Rose and Black Marble with golf fill trim. IN MINT Unused condition with original sticker. Lever fill. Fitted with the original semi flex 14kt gold medium tipped nib.

c1939

£120


Onoto Magna 1873 in Chased Black with gold fill trim. This highly collectable pen is in  MINT condition . Piston fill - with all new seals. Fitted with the original twin tone, huge size 7, 14kt gold super smooth medium to fine tipped nib. Small amount of wear to Nib Legend

c1946

£590


Beautiful Onoto De La Rue Junior Pen in Pearl Green Marble with gold fill trim. This pen is in absolute MINT condition. Fitted with the original super smooth, semi flex 14kt gold medium tipped nib c1947

£84

RARE Onoto Magna 1873 in Chased Black with gold fill trim and Solid 14kt gold cap band. This highly collectable pen is in ABSOLUTE MINT condition. Piston fill - with all new seals. Fitted with the original , huge size 7, 14kt gold super smooth medium tipped nib.

c1948

£890


Onoto K1 in Burgundy with Gold filled cap. In MINT Condition. Pump fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold medium tipped nib.

c1957

£115


Onoto K4 in Teal Green with gold fill trim. In absolute MINT Condition. Pump fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold medium tipped nib.

c1957

£90


Onoto K4 in Black with gold fill trim. In absolute MINT Condition. Pump fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold medium tipped nib.

c1957

£80


Late rare Australian Onoto 47 in Grey with gold fill trim. In MINT Condition.  Pump fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold medium tipped nib.

c1962

£90