The Tolpuddle Martyrs were a group of agricultural labourers who were tried and transported to Australia for the 'crime' of trying to form a union. Their story is key to the formation of modern trades unionism.

This online store lets you buy books, presentation gifts and memorabilia about the Martyrs.

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Shop : Christmas Gifts : Martyrs' Tree Fountain Pen & Engraved Wooden Box (Gold)

When the National Trust coppiced the great Tolpuddle Martyrs' sycamore tree recently we got some of the wood. The Museum has commissioned craftsman Sean Carter of Aberfanturning to produce a limited number of beautiful pens and wooden presentation boxes both made from this special timber. The 330-year-old Martyrs' Tree, believed to be the oldest Sycamore in Britain and maybe the world, is only coppiced like this four  or five times every 100 years. This is a rare opportunity to make something beutiful from this important tree. This is a wonderful 7 meaningful thing to use or would make a great presentation piece of gift.

The fountain pen and presentation box are made from the Tolpuddle wood. The pen has gold coloured trim and comes with a refillable ink reservior or takes a standard Parker ink cartridge.

SKU: SKU244

Our price: £75.00

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