Yard-O-Led’s hand-crafted writing instruments are made in England from sterling silver, using time honoured methods of craftsmanship. They started out as makers of the first propelling pencil, earning their name from the yard of lead the pencils contained. Victorian styling and fine detailing mark Yard O Led pens out, including a unique clip crafted by 8 different processes. Victorian finish pens are hand hammered at least 2,000 times, whilst each pen is individually numbered and comes with a lifetime guarantee.
The Yard O Led Viceroy is our bestselling range from this English brand, owing to its classic shape and clean lines. Subtle hints of Victorian styling make an appearance with the traditional curved clip and visible screws. The Viceroy is available in all writing types, and in finishes from plain silver to engraved barley and a hand-hammered Victorian pattern. Look out for the pocket and Grand size. Fountain pens feature an 18k gold nib and come with a converter, whilst rollerball and ballpoints come with a blue ink refill.
The Diplomat is the original Yard O Led Pencil, containing the yard of lead to which the brand became known. It was designed with a hexagonal shape so that it wouldn’t roll off a draughtsman’s table, and features Victorian detailing such as the curved clip with visible screws. Available as a ballpoint pen which comes with a blue ink refill, and a pencil which fits a 1.18mm lead. The Diplomat is individually numbered and comes with a lifetime guarantee. Additional refills available here.
With a slim and delicate profile and gently fluted top, the Perfecta by Yard O Led is undoubtedly their most graceful range. Charming Victorian detailing comes in the form of an evocative hand-hammered pattern and curved clip with visible screws. Available as a ballpoint pen which comes with a blue ink refill, and a pencil which fits a 1.18mm lead. The Diplomat is made from sterling silver, is individually numbered and comes with a lifetime guarantee. Additional refills available here.
The County Series has been inspired by drawings once lost to the Yard-o-Led archives. With streamlined profiles, these sterling silver writing instruments are adorned with the distinctive Yard-o-Led Victorian style clip and intricately engraved patterns. Consisting of two designs, Northumberland and Shropshire, both commemorate the people and regions key to Yard-o-Led’s success. Available as a ballpoint pen with a blue ink refill, and a pencil which fits a 1.18mm lead. Additional Yard O Led refills available here.
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