Yard O Led

The Yard-O-Led Pencil Company was founded in  1934 by a Mr Brenner to produce his unique patent for propelling pencils which contained twelve three inch leads (that is to say, 36 inches or a yard of lead).  After the war the pencils had riveted clips and silver and gold pencils  were  fully  hallmarked.  In 1955  Yard o Led bought Edward Baker and the first YoL ballpoints were made in the Baker workshops and hallmarked EB.  Repairs were carried out in an old building in Soho Hill

Today pens and pencils are only made in Silver at their workshop in Spencer Street, Birmingham.  The new firm that owns YOL is Imperial Yard headed by Robin Field, who was previously CEO at Filofax

Thanks to Colin Brenner Keates (Mr Brenner’s Grandson) for additi


RARE Solid Sterling Silver Yard O Lette. This Pencil is in remarkable MINT Unused Condition . Fully Hallmarked and dated 1947. Full size Pencil Measuring 97 mm long.

c1947

£125


Solid Sterling Silver 6 sided Yard O Led Diplomat.  In Perfect condition with no dents or engraved names. Fully hallmarked and dated 1947. Full size Pencil Measuring 120 mm long.

c1947

£120


Silver filled  6 sided Yard O Led Diplomat. Scarce Art Deco Pattern with rectangle plain panels over fine wave In Perfect condition with no dents or engraved names. Small amount of plate loss on top and clip edges. Full size Pencil Measuring 120 mm long.

c1948

£58


Scarce Yard O Led Aristocrat in Sterling Silver with Wavy Line pattern. In Perfect Near Mint condition. Engraved “Richard Godfrey”. Fully hallmarked and dated 1949. Works perfectly.

c1949

£90


6 sided Yard O Led Aristocrat in Sterling Silver – fine barley pattern.  . In Perfect condition but with one small ding on one edge. Fully hallmarked and dated 1951. Works perfectly.

c1951


Rare Yard O Led Universal in Platinine. This pencil is in remarkable “New Old Stock” condition with  original labels, packaging, paperwork and Box.

c1960


Scarce Yard O Led Aristocrat in Sterling Silver with Wavy Line pattern. In Absolute Mint unused condition in original box.  Engraved “H.J Harper”. Fully hallmarked and dated 1960. Works perfectly.

c1960

£110


Beautiful Yard O led Diplomat in Solid Silver – In Rare narrow wave Pattern. In Absolute MINT Condition in original box. Fully Hallmarked and dated 1963. Works Perfectly. Full size measuring 124 mm long.

c1963


Scarce Yard O Led De Luxe Ballpoint in Solid Sterling Silver fine parallel pattern. Hallmarked and dated 1966. In Absolute MINT Condition in original box.

c1966

£168


Scarce Yard O Led Aristocrat in Sterling Silver with Herringbone Line pattern. In Absolute Mint unused condition in original box.  Beautifully Engraved “Marianne”. Fully hallmarked and dated 1970. Works perfectly.

c1970

£110


Scarce Yard O Led De Luxe Ballpoint in Solid Sterling Silver fine parallel pattern. Hallmarked and dated 1972. In  MINT Condition

c1972

£145


Beautiful Scarce Yard O Led Recorder Pencil in Gold filled Tear drop pattern. In Nr MINT condition with just one small scuff mark on the barrel and the cap. Works Perfectly

c1974

£69


Wonderful Yard O Led Recorder Pencil in Gold filled fine Line Pattern.  In Near MINT condition . Works Perfectly

c1974

£70


Scarce Yard O Led Recorder Ballpoint in Fine  wavy line gold fill. In Mint condition.  Works Perfectly

c1974

£95


Impressive Yard O Led Viceroy Ballpoint in Solid Silver Plain Finish. In Perfect Nr MINT Condition. Fully Hallmarked and dated 1997. Works Perfectly.

c1997