Collection: LeBoeuf Limited Edition Thomas Jefferson

Homage to Thomas Jefferson

The LeBoeuf Pen Company is proud to honor Thomas Jefferson and his writing of the Declaration of Independence with this elegant Limited Edition consisting of 176 fountain and rollerball pens. This pen joins the 20 pen Icon Collection.

Thomas Jefferson, considered to be eloquent as a correspondent, but not so as a public speaker. In the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Continental Congress, he contributed his pen rather than his voice to the patriot cause. As the “silent member” of the Congress, Jefferson, was known for his writing skill and was chosen to draft the Declaration of Independence. Over the course of seventeen days, Jefferson wrote the draft in isolation.  The second Continental Congress then spent two days making changes to the document, debating and revising it on July 2nd and 3rd. On July 4th, 1776, Congress ratified and adopted the document. The formal document was signed by 56 members of Congress on August 2, 1776.

As a reluctant candidate for President in 1796, Jefferson came within three votes of election. Through a flaw in the Constitution, he became Vice President, although an opponent of President Adams.

When Jefferson assumed the Presidency, the crisis in France had passed. He slashed Army and Navy expenditures, cut the budget, eliminated the tax on whiskey so unpopular in the West, yet reduced the national debt by a third. He also sent a naval squadron to fight the Barbary pirates, who were harassing American commerce in the Mediterranean.

Upon the completion of his second term, Jefferson retired to Monticello to ponder such projects as his grand designs for the University of Virginia.  He died at Monticello on July 4, 1826.

Each LeBoeuf Thomas Jefferson “Declaration of Independence” Limited Edition features an exclusive acrylic barrel called Old Glory Red White and Blue Swirl.  This material was specially created to represent America’s independence and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Each pen barrel has been carefully turned and polished and features Thomas Jefferson’s famous signature engraved in Gold.  A golden Declaration of Independence 1776 coin has been fitted on to the top of each cap. Alternating White and Red Stars have been engraved onto each cap paying homage to America’s founding document enhancing the elegance of this special pen.

Each Thomas Jefferson fountain pen features a German Gold plated nib featuring the LeBoeuf logo in both fine and medium points. It utilizes a cartridge/convertor filling system.  A rollerball version is also available which uses a Standard International rollerball refill. Each pen model is limited to 176 pens worldwide.