A beautiful De La Rue Onoto Model N pen with art nouveau style gold filled filigree overlay, made about 1912. The overlay has the crisp imprint: “ONOTO SELF FILLING FOUNTAIN PEN”. The pen appears in Steven Hull’s definitive book “Onoto The Pen” on page 44. Onoto filigree overlays are not so common.
The nib is imprinted 14 carat warranted and has the under/over feed with a medium stub nib and some nice flex.
The pen is long and slender, very elegant looking, 14.4cm closed and fully 17.5cm with the cap posted.
Condition: excellent. the overlay is in excellent condition with no brassing or dings. The black rubber has no fading and is still glossy. The pen has been restored, fills well and the stub nib is an expressive writer with nice flex.
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