This superb OVAL SILVER CAPSTAN INKWELL was made by A & J Zimmerman in 1923.

This large Silver Capstan Inkwell is of plain oval form with a raised rim to the base with pen rest slots. The inkwell has a flip lid with strong hinge and comes complete with the original glass insert for the ink and retains the original gilt coating to the inside of the lid.

In superb condition despite being almost 100 years old, this lovely Capstan Inkwell would look stunning on any desk or would make a nice addition to any collection.


Used / Excellent
There is no damage and no repairs.
One or two very minor dinks to the edge of the base - nothing much but mentioned for accuracy.

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Size Length – 6.0” (150mm) / Width – 3.5” (88mm) / Height – 2.25” (57mm)
Weight 462gm / 14.86ozt ( Note: Weighted Base)
Assay Office Anchor – Birmingham
Lion Passant English Sterling Silver (0.925)
Maker's Mark AZJ into raised square – A&J Zimmerman
Year Letter ‘y’ – 1923

Oval Solid Silver Capstan Inkwell 1923

  • Product Code: IW_731923
  • Availability: Out Of Stock
  • £175.00

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