1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell

From the hallmarks on this capstan inkwell, it was made in 1922 by F. H. Adams & Co. of Birmingham, England. The well itself is offset to the back of the 4 ¾” diameter foot; at the front are two silver stops to hold pens in place that may rest on the foot. On the hinge of the well, it is marked Pat 5655/10, which, from research, is the patent for the hinge and not the inkwell. The piece must have lots of stories to tell, since it does have a number of indentations in the sterling and the lid doesn’t close tightly, but that adds so much character to the piece. There is not a glass insert in the well; I don’t know if it ever had one, but there is not ink residue in it. Other than indentations, the silver is in lovely condition.

This would be a wonderful addition to your inkwell or writing accessories collection. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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ITEM ID
LOKR-DESK-slvrink
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
ORIGIN
England • English
COLOR
Silver

1920s Silver English Capstan Inkwell

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