Translations:Onoto/23/en

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Chronology

Year Event
1813 Thomas De La Rue starts its activities in Guernsey, is the origin of the company
1881 De La Rue produced the Anti-Stylograph pen, a primordial fountain pen
1895 the company introduces the Pelican
1905 De La Rue introduces the first pen with the Onoto brand name
1911 the company introduces the Onoto G with highly flexible nib[1]
1911 the company is incorporated as limited liability company
1913 the company introduces some models in red/black mottled hard rubber called Antique (?)
1915 the company introduces the Valvless
1921 the company becomes a public limited company, changing ownership
1921 the company introduces a normal feeder instead of the initial overfeed (uncertain date)
1921 the company introduces the Ink Pencil a stilographic model
1922 the company introduces the Receder a safety model (or 1921?)
1923 the company introduces its first lever filler models (1922 or 1924?)
1924 the company introduces the Mammout 1800
1924 the company introduces a second tier production marked The De La Rue
1925 the company introduces the Princess Mary in blue hard rubber
1927 the company productions is transferred to Strathendry in the Fifeshire, Scotland
1928 the company introduces celluloid models (or 1926?)
1935 the company introduces the Visible-ink models in transparent celluloid[2]
1937 the company introduces the Onoto Magna
1937 the company introduces the Minor
1937 the company introduces the Dainty
1947 the company restart Magna production, also with lever filler
1955 the company introduces the Onoto K
1958 the company ceases operations in England, activities are selled to Australian reseller
1963 the company ceases operations also in Australia
  1. see this advertisement.
  2. as indicated here.