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For Sale: Arnold's "Writing Fluid" Stoneware Ink Bottle!

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#1 DocNib


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Posted 29 November 2007 - 22:21

Rainy/Snowy Morning Greetings From "Ink Bottle Central" at DocNib's PenEmporium! Another cold & rainy morning from the Northwestern U.S.A. and more ink bottles have been extracted from the stash for your purchasing pleasure! Next up is a stoneware master ink bottle from P&J Arnold out of London from the mid-1800's...

The ink was made by P & J Arnold of London, circa around the 1860's, and the "pottery" bottle appears to have more than one company involved. Embossed to the right of the Arnold's label is the wording:



The bottle is approx. 9" high with a base 3.25" in diameter & weighs 1-LB 10.6-OZ, still has a partial cork in it's spout and sounds like some pigment is still present in the bottom of the bottle (haven't tried to pull the partial cork out!). Only a couple of very small chips in the glazed surface, one on the lip & another on the top of the main body. The label has darkened a little bit but from the close-up picture you can see that it is fully readable and has some very minor scratches/scuffs on the paper surface. Overall condition of this 130+ year-old ink bottle is "Excellent -"...

PenEmporium Price $85.00!

Price includes U.S. shipping/International shipping will incur an extra charge (at cost). I accept PayPal Cash and PayPal Credit Card as well as Personal Checks, Cashier's Checks and Money Orders. Merchandise will be shipped when funds clear. Please e-mail me at docnib@msn.com with any questions on items for sale or on any other pens you're looking for.

Thanks for looking!

Edited by DocNib, 29 November 2007 - 22:30.

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