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The President's Pen

Specially produced to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Writing Equipment Society.

18ct gold nib and FREE 12 month membership of the Writing Equipment Society

A celebration for pen lovers

The Writing Equipment Society is the leading British organisation devoted to pens and other writing implements. The Society has a strong international membership and its WES Journal, published 3 times each year, is eagerly anticipated by members all around the world.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of its formation, the Society asked Onoto to create a commemorative pen to mark the occasion. The President’s Pen is the result. This beautiful pen also acknowledges the contribution to the development of the society by Dr Geoff Roe, the retiring president.

Originally, The President’s Pen was only offered to members, but the committee of the WES has now decided to offer it to a wider audience AND include a full 12 months membership of the Society in the price. Naturally, the hope is once you have experienced all the advantages of being a member of the WES, you will want to re-new your subscription, and continue to enjoy the colourful WES Journal, and the numerous special events and pen shows that the society organises.

Famous Heritage

Onoto’s exclusive WES President’s Pen is based on the style and shape of one of the most famous fountain pens ever made – the Onoto Magna of 1937 which is still acclaimed by many as the best fountain pen ever made. Crafted from WES blue high density acrylic with superb classical chasing on cap and barrel, The President’s Pen has a broad gilded sterling silver cap band and the famous gold plated Onoto Chevron clip.

The distinctive WES logo is depicted in an acrylic button inserted into the end of the barrel, making it instantly recognisable, while the gold-plated Onoto cypher on the cap finishes the overall luxury feel.

Perfect balance and feel

Hold The President’s Pen and you will marvel at its perfect balance and how tactile it feels – it is also one of the most robust pens on the market today, thanks to its durable, high density acrylic composition.

Onoto nibs – Probably the best on the market

Put ‘pen to paper’ and you’ll be amazed at the smoothness of the Onoto #7 18ct gold nib. It’s 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 – you can have our gold nib ground to your exact specification by one of the UK’s leading nib-masters. Just complete your requirements in the shopping cart.

And for that extra touch…

Whether for yourself or as a gift, you can have The President’s Pen engraved with your name or initials for that touch of exclusivity at a modest extra cost.

Lifetime Guarantee

Like all modern Onoto pens, The President’s Pen 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 President’s Pen is produced in a limited edition of 150 pens, and each one comes with an Onoto Presentation Box and a signed Certificate of Authenticity, together with an Onoto History booklet, 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 the English Hall-marks to explain the history of these stamps of quality. Each President’s Pen is hall-marked on the cap band with the famous “OPC” Sponsor’s Mark for Onoto Pen Company.

Read what our customers say about Onoto. Thousands of modern Onoto pens have been sold around the world, and many customers write to us expressing their delight with their new Onoto. Click here to read what our customers think of their new Onoto pen.

Free WES Membership Offer
All purchasers of The President’s Pen are entitled to FREE membership of the Writing Equipment Society for 12 months. Membership entitles you to free copies of the WES Journal for the year (3 copies) plus various meetings and events, the opportunity to join WES workshops and a voucher giving you 15% discount on future purchases on Onoto pens.

What better reason to purchase The President’s Pen now?

Made in England – with pride
The President's Pen is completely hand-made in England and bears the words
‘ONOTO THE PEN Made in England’
engraved on the barrel just like many of the vintage Onoto pens of the last century when famous patrons like Winston Churchill, Natsume Soseki and Field Marshall Haig relied on their Onoto pens to communicate great words of wisdom.
Click here for Onoto history

No Risk, 30 Day 100% Refund GUARANTEE
You can acquire The President's Pen 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.

Prefer a Rollerball?
The President's Pen is available as a Rollerball or Fineliner with at no extra cost. Why not purchase a fountain pen and a rollerball as companion pens?


Specification Table

Material: High density polished blue acrylic
Nib: 18ct gold two-toned (rhodium plated) Onoto size 7
Cap fittings: 23ct gold-plated 8mm wide sterling silver band with hallmarks
Cap top button – 23ct gold-plated with Onoto cipher
23ct gold-plated clip with Onoto cipher
Barrel fittings: Commemorative WES logo acrylic button
Length Capped (closed): 

Uncapped including nib:
Posted including nib:

Barrel diameter
 11 – 13.2mm

Cap diameter
 14 – 15.8mm

Cap length
Weight: 26gms or 33gms
Nib Options: Fine, medium or broad nib as standard.
Customised stub, italic or other styles available to order.
Rollerball or fineliner also available.
Ink feed: Converter (provided) or standard European cartridge

The President's Pen


Pen/Nib Style Required
Custom Nib
Custom Nib £36
Personal Engraving
Weight Required
Lightweight - 25 grams
Heavyweight - 32 grams

Pricing and Quantity

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Price: £360.00 (excluding your options)


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