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WW1 Trench Art Inkwell and pen stand c. 1917

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Posted 4 years ago


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The ink well is made from the nose/ time fuze of an artillery shell. It is mounted on a four leaf clover base that has the date 1917 engraved.

The nose screws off to reveal a small vial with cork stopper that could be filled with ink.

The pen stands are held in place with bullet tips. The actual pen stands are shell brass that has been engraved to resemble leaves.



  1. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Unusual inkwell and pen stand trench art from WW1!

  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking petey-- this is one of the better WW1 TRENCH ART inkwells that I have found.


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