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Own a true piece of history, with our Palace of Westminster pen.
The body of this handcrafted pen is made from Old English Oak removed from the Palace of Westminster during its renovation in 1860. It has been handcrafted and lovingly repurposed into a stunning pen that will bring many more years of joy to the owner.
Choose from either a traditional fountain pen, with its classic silhouette and elegant flow, or modern ballpoint pen with smooth gliding action. Both offer premium hardware which ensure the quality of this pen will last for many years.
Alternatively, opt for our first-class upgrades that include 24k gold or platinum nib options, available on the custom pen page.
Every Wig and Pens fountain pen accepts standard short ink cartridges. We also include a converter with your fountain pen to enable you to load the pen with bottled ink.
View our selection of premium Diamine inks here
Each pen comes boxed, with premium packaging. The origin of the wood is confirmed with a certificate of authenticity. Ideal as a gift!
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The pen body is constructed from Old English Oak removed from the Palace of Westminster during its renovation in 1860 after a fire tore through the building in 1834.
Supplied as standard with a size 6 Beaufort Cyclone fountain pen nib or the Beaufort Cyclone roller ballpoint. Stunning premium metal hardware with screw action cap.
Handcrafted from original wood, each pen is unique. Featuring construction marks that have been lovingly incorporated into the finished product so no historical elements are overlooked.
Weight and Dimensions (approx)
|Weight of pen with lid:||44g|
|Weight of pen without lid:||21g|
|Length of pen end to nib (no lid):||12.5cm|
|Length of pen with lid end to end:||13.5cm|
History of the Palace of Westminster
The Palace of Westminster serves as the meeting place for both the House of Commons and The House of Lords, the two Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom. The original Palace was destroyed by a huge fire in 1834.
The new replacement and current Palace of Westminster began construction in 1840 with an estimated construction time of just six years and an estimated cost of £724,986, the rebuild in fact took more than 30 years at a cost of over £2 million.
Every pen is handcrafted to order and takes a minimum of 10 working days to construct, from the date that the order is placed.
Once your handcrafted pen is complete, I will send an email with an expected delivery date included.
Every pen arrives in a velvet box that is enclosed in our signature custom packaging.
The unboxing of this fabulous pen is delightful, making these handcrafted pens a wonderful gift for others or a treat for yourself.
Additional giftwrapping can be added at the cart, where we will remove all costings from the package before shipping.
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