Inkwells & Ephemera
|Brass Compass/Clinometer - Stock No 600102|
|Description||Not quite an inkwell or writing ephemera but, a very interesting piece acquired at a writing equipment auction. A 1920's English compass/clinometer in brass in perfect working order. Two internal spirit levels ensure accuracy together with adjustable bevel for perfect reading. Unmarked mirror and mechanism. A rare piece which compliments any writing equipment collection! Approx 85 mm diameter.|
|Ivory and Brass Seals - Stock No 600103|
set of ivory and brass seals - two signature seals and one generic seal
together with the boxed, mint impression of one of the signature seals.
The boxed impression is fitted in a small, finely made, round
wooden box in excellent condition. At least one of the
seals (and the boxed imprint) was made by C & E
Makers and Engravers of Fleet Street, London. We date these
pieces to approx 1850. These rare pieces are in fine
and entirely original.
|Price||$520.00 AUD + GST|
|Conway Stewart Nib Case - Stock No 600104|
Conway Stewart representative's nib sample case. Comprising
carat gold Conway Stewart nibs from size 3B to size 26. A
rare item for a serious collector.
|Price||$1,000.00 AUD + GST|
|Casein and celluloid lead holder - Stock No 600105|
|Description||Coloured casein and black
capped early pencil lead holder. In very good condition with
|Price||$40.00 AUD + GST|
|English Ink Stand - Stock No 500501|
rare 19th Century English Boulle work ink stand. In excellent
overall condition for its age. Features Mahogany veneer inlaid with
intricate brass floral cut pattern. Insignificant small
of inlay have been damaged over time. Carries cut lead glass
inkwell with brass collar in very good condition. A small
of the detail of the intricate inlay is below. An exceptional
rare piece. Measures approx 315 mm wide by 180 mm
115 mm high with inkwell.
|Price||$950.00 AUD + GST|
|Mahogany Single Inkwell - Stock No 500511|
base and pressed glass single inkwell with bakelite top with pen rest.
Unmarked glass and bakelite top. Approx
175 mm square.
|Price||$100.00 AUD + GST|
|Desk Stand - Stock No 500513|
|Description||Spelter and Brass Standish,
provision for two inkwells. We can supply inkwells to order
at an extra charge.
|Price||$110.00 AUD + GST|
|Sterling Silver Capstan Inkwell - Stock No 500515|
excellent conndition, this hallmarked inkwell was made in 1916 from
British sterling silver. It is hallmarked by the Birmingham
Office and features minor blemishes only. Complete with glass
insert well. Approx 11 cm diameter at base.
|Wooden and glass double inkwell - Stock No 500516|
a flat base and two square cut crystal ink wells. Both
feature brass collars and hinges in excellent condition. Save for
one small corner of one inkwell, the square cut glass of the wells are
perfect. These feature crystal cut tops in excellent
The provenance of this item dates it to circa 1887.
Measures approximately 250 mm x 155 mm.
|Price||$260.00 AUD + GST|
|Sterling Silver Standish - Stock No 500520|
fine sterling silver double inkwell made in 1897. Unmarked
and collars on bottles. Features Makers Mark "RM/EH" and
Sheffield Assay Office Standard and Date Marks. We doubt
whether it has ever been used.
|Silver Capstan inkwell - Stock No 500521|
silver capstan inkwell with glass insert. Made 1996.
Birmingham Assay Office Standard and Date Marks. Unused.
Photographed unpolished. Approx 8 cm diameter at
|Pewter Inkwell - Stock No 500524|
pewter inkwell made
circa 1890. Approx 9cm in diameter. Features
insert. Excellent overall condition.