Onoto Magna vermeille Limited Edition No1

The classic first gilded silver Magna Limited Edition with the magic first number.

This model was developed after the Centenary, which was the first pen made by the revived Onoto Pen Company. This Magna was the first Limited Edition and is the prized Number One was sold to me as a special concession by the Company Chairman. I was one of the four shareholders in the embryonic reborn Onoto company with Dave Glynn, Steve Hull and Arthur Twydle. In the 1930s the Magna was one of the most desirable pens and todaythe palstic 1930s models sell for exceptional premiums.