A fine English sterling silver capstan inkwell with the inkpot off centre so that the grooves at the front can hold a pen. Top of lid has an engraved armorial with motto. Hallmarked Birmingham 1939 on inkwell and inside of lid. Maker S. Blanckensee & Sons Ltd. Diameter 6 inches; height 2 ¼ inches. Original inner glass inkpot liner replaced with a plastic liner. A few minor dings on edge along with an engraved social security number.