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Inkwells138 of 1541920's Inkwell set?Antique Citizens Bank Augusta Ga Inkwell Dug out of Augusta Ga Common?  Has anyone ever seen one?
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Posted 6 years ago


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This is a vintage piece, any ideas on it's age, or maker, could it be German? no marks on it, maybe WWI, it is in mint condition used :)

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  1. too_much_stuff, 6 years ago
    Hello, this inkwell is in the form of a German Military Pickelhaub helmet. My best guess is that it dates from the WWI era 1910 to 1910, and that it probably was made in Germany. Just thought I add my two cents. Nice item.
  2. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Interesting inkwell.

    It is meant to resemble a German WW1 spiked helmet.

    I would think that the bayonet through it was meant to be anti- German. That sentiment would certainly date it to the WW1 era, but would put manufacture OUTSIDE of Germany.

    Can you post a photo of the underside of it?

  3. Deanteaks Deanteaks, 6 years ago
    Scott 4th picture is new, bottom side
  4. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Thanks. I thought it might show something that would identify it being later than WW1 manufacture.

    I don't see anything and would say it does date from the WW1 era.

    Thanks for sharing it.

  5. kerry10456 kerry10456, 5 years ago
    I'd hit the "loves" twice, if it would let me. Great piece

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