Onoto the Pen

De La Rue and Onoto Pens: 1880-1960

 

Chpt   1 - 1880-1904:   

Stylos and Anti-Stylos

 

Chpt   2 - 1905-1913:   

The Onoto

 

Chpt   3 - 1914-1918:   

The Great War

 

Chpt   4 - 1919-1922:   

Post-War Optimism and Amalgamation

 

Chpt   5 - 1923-1927:   

Upheaval and Scandal

 

Chpt   6 - 1928-1934:   

To Scotland, Rehabilitation and Depression

 

Chpt   7 - 1935-1938:   

Ink Visibility and the Onoto-Magna

 

Chpt   8 - 1939-1949:   

War and Post-War - the Blitz, Restrictions and Rationing

 

Chpt   9 - 1950-1957:   

The Onoto's Last Stand

          

Chpt 10 - 1958-1962:   

The Onoto - Gone But Not Forgotten

 

Postscript:   

De La Rue: 1961 - 2016 & the Onoto Pen Co Ltd: 1999 - 2004

 

Appendix I: 

Model and Letter/Number Designations and Approximate Introduction Dates

 

Appendix II: 

Model Designations in Alphabetical and Numerical Order

 

Appendix III: 

De La Rue and Onoto-related Patent and Trademark Numbers and Dates

 

Appendix IV: 

Illustrated Catalogue of 'Onoto the Pen', c1931 (40 pages at 75% actrual size)

 

Appendix V: 

Extracts from 1939/1940 Advertising Programme

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