OHTO Maruta Mechanical Pencil
OHTO Maruta Mechanical Pencil
OHTO Maruta Mechanical Pencil
OHTO Maruta Mechanical Pencil
OHTO Maruta Mechanical Pencil
OHTO Maruta Mechanical Pencil

OHTO Maruta Mechanical Pencil

Regular price£10.50
Tax included.

  • Worldwide Shipping Available

These beautiful, minimal mechanical pencils are made by OHTO Japan, established in 1929. The body is made from smooth chunky wood (maruta means ‘log’ in Japanese) and comes in several colour subtle choices. They operate with a push button mechanism and carry a 2 mm lead. Perfect for jotting down ideas and quick sketches – a pencil will never dry up!  Also available in a hexagonal version. 

Accessories, including leads, lead cases and sharpener are also available.

Pencils measure 136 mm x 10 mm.

We try and keep our postage options simple by having a flat rate based on your shipping destination. We are currently using tracked only services.

The current postage prices are as follows from 1 Jan 2023:

  • UK Royal Mail 48 tracked : £3.50
  • UK Royal Mail 24 tracked: £4.50

These delivery (24, 48) times are estimated from despatch and not guaranteed.

Full details can be found here.

We send goods all over the World:

  • EU £15 - order value UNDER £130/150 Euros* and up to 2KG
  • Rest of World £18 up to 2KG
  • Rest of the World Royal Mail International Standard up to 2KG: £18.00

Click here for more details on international shipping.

We aim to please and hope that you will be happy with your order.  If you are not happy with your item/s and wish to return anything, then please notify us within 14 days of receiving your order. You must then return the items as instructed in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of notifying us.

Please note that the following items are excluded from being returned:

  • Earrings due to hygiene reasons
  • Any made to order or custom items.

Please contact us by email to grace@shopbeyondmeasure.co.uk if you wish to return an item for any reason. Please read our full returns policy for more details.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Pamela Perkins
Otho Maruta clutch pencil

Amazing service - haven’t tried it as it’s a present for my art student granddaughter

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