Share your favorites on Show & Tell

US Desk MFNG Co inkwell

In Pens > Inkwells > Show & Tell.
Pens321 of 388Garage Sale find....... Ink well??????1920's Inkwell set?
Love it
Like it

Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 6 years ago


(1 item)

I'm wondering if anyone has an idea of value or rarity on something like this, I couldn't find anything on the company itself; its marked on the lid piece US DESK MFNG CO Chicago pat feb-12-89 ' may-13-90 so I guess its not truly unsolved

The base is wood, the metal looks to be brass
the cups look to be some type of plastic (the ones with the smaller holes have brass lids (I'm assuming the third one with the larger opening had one too and is missing)
I think the pen wipe part is real hair

I'm an artist, I draw in pen and ink and always find the older tools of the trade interesting but I tend to be more more of an ink bottle kind of a guy but I can't pass up a nice inkstand or inkwell either, but my knowledge in the area isn't as good so if anyone knows anything about this one I'd love to hear about it

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.