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    Posted 4 years ago

    racer4four
    (605 items)

    I really couldn't say which company made this ink well, and I am not even sure if it is pre or post war. I could say pre war based on the uranium glass and the early plastic, but these features did continue for a while after the war so, you know, a guess it is.
    There is some sponge left in the base of the nib wipe well, barely stained, and it is a plastic sponge. When was it introduced does anyone know? I guess it could have been replaced at some stage.
    The glass glows nicely, and it has nice brass hinges and fittings.
    Pass on any ideas for age all!

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    Comments

    1. MALKEY MALKEY, 4 years ago
      thats a dandy of ink well set, the early bakelite type plastics lovely
      would look swell on computer desktop right now !!!!!!!!
      fabilus karen just fabilus
      1.09 am taylor swift shake it off playin in the background
      many thanks for sharing karen !!!!!!!!
    2. Newfld Newfld, 4 years ago
      Lovely transparent design of the pale green inkwell, and pretty trumpet shape pen holders
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      The most unusual, gorgeous !~
    4. jbingham95 jbingham95, 4 years ago
      Interesting piece.It would make a great piece to showcase a couple of signed collectible golf balls or ink pens.
    5. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      This is really great Karen! Love it:-)
    6. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Thanks for the love everyone, and the great comments from:
      Malkey
      Jenni
      Phil
      Jim and
      Judy.
      I really appreciate your thoughts.

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