Cabinet No. 1247 ink stand

Front view of a desk tidy showing the moveable pen holder. Front view of a desk tidy showing the moveable pen holder and open ink well lids. Front view of a desk tidy showing the moveable pen holder and open ink well lids. Side view of a desk tidy showing the pencil tray. Rear view of a desk tidy showing the hinged lids. Side view of a desk tidy showing the hinged lids. Underside view of a desk tidy showing moulded shape.
Front view of a desk tidy showing the moveable pen holder. Front view of a desk tidy showing the moveable pen holder and open ink well lids. Front view of a desk tidy showing the moveable pen holder and open ink well lids. Side view of a desk tidy showing the pencil tray. Rear view of a desk tidy showing the hinged lids. Side view of a desk tidy showing the hinged lids. Underside view of a desk tidy showing moulded shape.

Description

An inkstand manufactured by Velos in England. The stand comprises two ink wells with hinged lids, two paper clip wells, a pen stand mounted on a pivoting brass hinge and a pencil tray. The unit is compression moulded in black phenol formaldehyde with removable tops to the ink wells. The ink well lids are hinged with small brass piano hinges.
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Inscriptions

moulded: "Cabinet No. 1247 Inkstand. Made in England. " (inside left ink well)
moulded: "VELOS Trade Mark. British made. Regd. Design No. 900 653" (inside right ink well)

Object number

AIBDC : 005977

Date

1930 - 1939 ( circa)

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Dimensions
Width
220mm
Height
52mm
Depth
112mm

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