Many boxes were also fitted with a drawer for the storage of quills and sealing wax. The book generated much correspondence and McGraw realized many collectors were eager to communicate with one another and share their knowledge. Due to unforeseen delays in printing the Stained Finger newsletter, the deadline to bid on Mom's inkwell collection has been extended to August 1st. They are still found in our world today if you take a look. Glass well, missing lid, 6 sided. They poured forth novels and poems and histories and art. He has collected inkwells for five years and owns 150 inkwells.
Find out where is server located. Remember when you used to walk back and forth to school every day, and you brought in a dime every week to give to your teacher to save up for a savings bond, and milk came in glass bottles with cardboard caps? In the 17th century, traveling with one's own writing materials became a necessity for the literate and the travelers' well was introduced. Hand etched design on 4 sides. When the economy gets better, you'll have an inkwell collection that is worth quite a bit more than you paid. It sounds like a great deal for anyone able to do so.
Please be so kind to disable ad blocking for fountainpennetwork. Fascinating history accompanies almost any authentic inkwell one buys. Richard Bonad and his inkwells Like many inkwell devotees, Mr. All communications occur between the buyer and the antique dealer, Sellingantiques Ltd is not involved or responsible for terms of sale. I never have a problem passing along savings on pen-related items to people who appreciate them as much as I do.
Today, those attributed to the Sandwich glass factories of New England are valued in the several thousands of dollars. Family and friends increased the size of her collection over the years with gifts. Feel free to email me: danschenkein yahoo. Richard has collected beautiful Nippon pieces, parts of desk sets and inkwells, all hand painted and in various patterns. Cherub figure and pen holder.
Inkwells are as old as the written word. Your satisfaction is guaranteed as it is my reputation at stake here, which I value quite highly in the pen collecting community! Thisinformation is provided for the sole purpose of assisting youin obtaining information about domain name registration records. Bonas limits the variety and types of inkwells he collects. Our hope is that the collection will remain intact and will be sold to one collector. Read and write reviews or vote to improve it ranking. By submitting an inquiry,you agree to these terms of usage and limitations of warranty.
They were found on the desks of bankers, and in the packs of soldiers. Here are a few more photos of Mom's inkwells. You further agreenot to use this data to enable high volume, automated or robotic electronicprocesses designed to collect or compile this data for any purpose,including mining this data for your own personal or commercial purposes. This date is shown on each antique detail page. Those who are familiar with my taste in quality writing instruments and inkwells know that I would choose only the best for these two packages and would make sure that whoever buys them would get an instant collection at a great price. By: Mary McAtee Less common Gouda Schoonhoven An inkwell is: a.
Remember, we will accept bids until July 4th. Typically, inkwells made in London during the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century are the most valuable. From Wichmann in 1994 to the Passau Museum in 2006, the experts have gone every which way. I never have a problem passing along savings on pen-related items to people who appreciate them as much as I do. Early Office Museum - Focused on the development of the pen from quill to fountain pen, and on accessories such as inkwells.
He sent 22 pictures of inkwells, which we, unfortunately, do not have the space to show here. Some of these have never been photographed or posted on any of the boards, so it will be a very pleasant surprise when they open the package! Any use of this data for any other purpose is expressly forbidden without the prior writtenpermission of EveryOne. Fond memories of Mom and her inkwells continue in our families. However, as with any product bought from these types of establishments, an inkwell's condition and authenticity cannot always be verified. For the affluent, the inkwell was housed in a box with host of other necessities, including paper, quill pens, ink, sewing notions, medications and toiletries.