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A small pocket sized rosewood travelling ink well, having a case made of rosewood and an inlaid domed top. To expose the ink well, one turns the top, which is held in position with two small interior lugs exposing the glass container, which has an interior spring that holds it in position against the top, hence sealing the ink to refrain it from leaking. The whole has a good colour and patination.


English Circa 1870


2 in. (5 cm.) High 1¼ in. (3 cm.) Diameter

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