The London Umbrella - Crafted From A Single Piece Of English Chestnut - French Navy
The London Umbrella epitomises the highest levels of umbrella manufacture and design and embodies the quintessential Englishness and the classic sartorial style that were once synonymous with London society.
The handle and shaft of The London Umbrella are crafted from a single uncut piece of English Chestnut wood that is sourced from sustainable FSC-accredited forests in England and provides for a strong construction that far exceeds any other umbrella available.
The London Umbrella transitions effortlessly from being the accessory of choice when in town to protecting from the elements of nature in the countryside. When used in London the visibly uncompromising quality and design of The London Umbrella are an unspoken code which marks out each owner as highly discerning.
In the countryside The London Umbrella marks out a respect for the quality materials of the natural world and their sustainable use in a product that is built for longevity.
Each edition of The London Umbrella is handmade in London, England, by skilled umbrella makers who have continued the tradition since 1805.
As with all of Bucklesbury's handmade umbrellas for men and umbrellas for women, The London Umbrella carries the ‘Rain Tested In England ™’ trademark in recognition of its unique provenance in a country that is world famous for its rainy weather.
The London Umbrella comes beautifully presented within a 100% cotton bag which is placed into an elegant ‘Rain Tested In England ™’ presentation box measuring 100cm x 12cm x 7cm.
Materials and Provenance
- Handle and stick crafted as a single piece from English Chestnut wood sourced from sustainable Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accredited forests in England.
- Hand-assembled high-endurance framework/ribs and sturdy metal springs made in Sheffield, England.
- Non ferrous trim and a high-density-weave polyester canopy.
- 0.5kg weight.
- 91cm umbrella length.
- 106cm umbrella canopy diameter.
Each Bucklesbury umbrella is handmade in London, England in the tradition dating back to 1805. Follow @Bucklesbury on Instagram to see more images.