Details: 5Pcs This lot consists of antique travel or campaign writing necessities and includes a blotting kit and glass ink pot in a round leather travel case with decorative interior, a small bone notebook or agenda with metal shield adornment and clasp that fans open to reveal weekday labelled pages and bears faint pencil marks, a simple crosshatch pattern wax stamp seal die or matrix with a beautifully worked wooden handle and wooden travel case, and two wooden barrel shaped screw-shut ink pots.
Notebook measures 1.6" x 3.2" x .3". Travel ink pots measure 1.3" in diameter and 2.1" high. Seal die measures 2.8" in length and the stamp is .6" in diameter. Travel blotting kit measures 2.75" in diameter and 1.5" high.
This lot is from the estate of a well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.
National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.
Condition / Notes: These items are in excellent condition and show signs of normal period wear that may include patina, abrasions, cracks, rust and soiling.
For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50