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The Burlington

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A reproduction of an early Onoto with a slim barrel and a push-fit sterling silver cap and barrel ring with the Diamond Jubilee hallmark.

Commissioned by the owners of Burlington Arcade, this elegant and stylish pen has been issued in a worldwide limited edition of just 75. 

Perfectly balanced, The Burlington is a delight to write with. The body is in high density black acrylic, whereas the push-fit cap is milled from Sterling Silver and features the stylish 'Night & Day' pattern popular in the 1920s. A sterling silver band around the top of the barrel bears large hallmarks including The Queen's Diamond Jubilee mark only available during 2012. 

The world’s first shopping arcade

The Burlington celebrates the world’s first shopping mall, Burlington Arcade, which was built in Piccadilly, London, under the orders of Lord George Cavendish to provide a safe place for his wife and her friends to shop in peace. It was opened in 1819 and was policed by former members of Lord Cavendish’s regiment, the 10th Hussars, who kept law and order in the local streets. Known as ‘Beadles’ they have remained a constant presence in Burlington Arcade and even today you’ll find them patrolling the Arcade in top hats and frock-coats.

Onoto nibs – Probably the best on the market

Put ‘pen to paper’ and you’ll be amazed at the smoothness of the exclusive Onoto #3 18 carat gold nib. It’s a true touch of luxury and is available in broad, fine or medium widths to suit your handwriting style.

Custom nibs also available

And if you prefer to use a special nib – an italic, stub or oblique, for example – just let us know, we can grind to your exact specification by one of the UK's leading nib-masters. Just complete your requirements in the shopping cart.

Lifetime Guarantee

Like all modern Onoto pens, the The Burlington comes with a lifetime guarantee. If there’s ever a problem with your pen, just return it to us and we’ll repair it for you free of charge. (See guarantee card for full details. Does not apply to accidental damage.)

Certificate of Authenticity

The Burlington is being issued in a limited edition of only 75 pens. Each one comes with an Onoto Presentation Box and a signed Certificate of Authenticity, together with a brief History of Burlington Arcade, an Onoto blotter and a cleaning cloth to keep your pen in tip-top condition. Also included is a leaflet on “How to care for your Fountain Pen”, and a booklet on English hallmarks explaining the history of these stamps of quality. Look closely at the pen and you’ll see the English hallmarks guaranteeing the quality and purity of the sterling silver together with the famous “OPC” (Onoto Pen Company) sponsor’s mark and, for 2012 only, the Diamond Jubilee mark.

Perfectly balanced

The Burlington weighs in at 33 grams and, with the cap not posted, it is perfectly balanced, light weight and sits comfortably in your hand for easy writing over a long period of time.
Made in England – with pride
The Burlington is completely hand-made in England by a group of talented silversmiths using techniques which have changed little over the centuries to create a writing instrument that exudes the finest quality.

For more than 100 years Onoto pens have been used and cherished by famous patrons like Sir Winston Churchill, the Japanese writer, Natsume Soseki and Field Marshall Haig who all relied on their Onoto pens to communicate great words of wisdom.  Click here for more information on the history of Onoto pens.

Burlington Arcade

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Onoto Burlington Pen montage

No Risk, 30 Day 100% Refund GUARANTEE
You can acquire the The Burlington without risk, thanks to our 30 day 100% refund guarantee. It is a cornerstone of our business that if for any reason, you wish to return the pen, you may do so within 30 days of receipt for a full refund of the purchase price, without question.
Specification Table
Material: High density black acrylic with hallmarked sterling silver cap and fittings
Nib: Onoto size 3 in 18ct gold
Cap: Milled from sterling silver with Night & Day pattern and with the Burlington Rose engraved on the top of the cap. 
Barrel ring: 7mm sterling silver with large hallmarks including 2012 Diamond Jubilee mark.              
Capped (closed): 146 mm
Uncapped including nib:  131 mm
Cap length: 53 mm
Barrel diameter: 12.5 mm
Cap diameter 13 mm
Weight: 33 gms
Nib Options: Fine, medium or broad nib as standard
Customised stub, italic or other styles available to order
Ink feed: Converter (provided) or standard European cartridge

The Burlington


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