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


Onoto Piston fill in black Hard rubber with chevron pattern. In remarkable MINT Condition. Fitted with the original 14kt gold with split feed ,semi flex medium tipped nib giving a superb writing style.

c1913


Scarce Onoto Piston fill 0164 in Ripple red hard Rubber with SOLID 14kt cap band and gold filled trim. Band fully hallmarked and dated 1933. In Perfect condition but with some brassing to clip. Fitted with the original 14kt gold, Super smooth medium to broad stub nib giving a wonderful writing style. .

c1933

£175


Onoto 1772 in Black Hard Rubber with gold filled trim. In Perfect condition. Lever fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold full flex medium tipped nib giving a wonderful writing style.

c1934

£118


Onoto Piston fill 5601 in Pearl Green and Black Marble with Gold filled trim. In Perfect Near Mint Condition. Fitted with the original 14kt gold Semi flex medium tipped nib. Large size pen. Measures 136 mm Long capped.

c1935

£138


Onoto Piston fill 5601 in Pearl Blue and Black Marble with Gold filled trim. This pen is in remarkable MINT Unused condition. Fitted with the original 14kt gold full flex medium tipped nib giving a wonderful writing style. Large size pen. Measures 136 mm Long capped.

c1936

£148


Beautiful Onoto “The Pencil” In Green and Black marble with gold fill trim. In Near MINT Condition. Works Perfectly.

c1936

£38


Stunning Onoto 6233 in Burgundy and Black Marble  with gold filled trim. In Absolute MINT Unused Condition. Piston fill. New Cork and rubber seals fitted. Fitted with the original 14kt gold semi flex medium tipped nib giving a wonderful writing style. Large pen measuring 140 mm long capped.

c1937


Beautiful Onoto De La Rue Pencil in Pearl Rose and Black Marble with gold fill trim. In MINT condition. works perfectly.

c1947

£35


Onoto K4 in Burgundy with gold filled trim. In Absolute MINT Condition. Piston fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold medium tipped nib.

c1957


Onoto De La Rue Pencil in Teal Green with gold fill trim. In near MINT condition with just a small amount of brassing on the cap band. works perfectly.

c1947

£33


Stunning Onoto Magna Special Edition “The Charles Dickins Chuzzlewit Pen ” in Pearl Burgundy with Pin Stripes and gold filled Sterling Silver trim. One of only 200 made this pen has never been inked and is in the original box with papers and outer packaging.  Fitted with the original large size 7 twin tone 18kt gold medium tipped nib

c2012

 

£495


One for the Onoto Collectors! – William Hill Anniversary Pen in Solid Milled Sterling Silver. Weighs in at 98 grams! Only 25 made in 2014. This example was the Directors pen and includes the letter from Onoto laying out the original specification of the issue. Or maybe this is the only one ever made as we have never heard or seen any other examples. Onoto Magna Size. This pen is, as new and has never been inked – in original box with papers. Fitted with the original large size 7 twin tone 18kt gold medium tipped nib

c2014

£2490