Fab Rare Vintage Sterling Silver Floral Repousse & Glass Desktop Inkwell ~ladies For Sale
*WELCOME TO MY PRIVATE MUSEUM!
FINE & UNIQUE ITEMS HAND SELECTED FOR THEIR RARITY & EXTRAORDINARY VALUE!
*offer NOW, OFTEN & AGAIN!
*ALL SOLD TO THE HIGH buyer!
PLEASE NOTE; I AM ALSO OFFERING OTHERWONDERFUL ANTIQUES, OLD SILVER &FINE ESTATE JEWELRY!
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A RAREVINTAGE STERLING SILVERREPOUSSE &GLASS DESKTOP INKWELL!
THIS ELEGANT SOLID STERLING SILVER HINGED TOPPED INKWELL IS DECORATED WITH STUNNING FLORAL REPOUSSE RELIEFS TRIMMED WITH A RAISED BEADED BORDER AND SMOOTH RIM SUPPORT. THE SQUARE GLASS BASE WITH INK RESERVE INTERIOR IS FINELY FASHIONED WITH BEVELLED EDGES ~ ONE VERY SMALL CHIP TO THE MIDDLE LEFT FRONT EDGE THAT IS BARELY NOTICEABLE. THE BEAUTIFUL LID IS ENCRUSTED WITH A GORGEOUS ARRAY OF FLOWERS IN FULL BLOOM EXACTLY LIKE WHAT WAS ORIGINALLY MADE BY KIRK OR STEIFF HOWEVER, THIS IS ONLY HALLMARKED "925", THE CONTENT OF PURE STERLING SILVER. THIS PRECIOUS HEIRLOOM MEASURES ALMOST 2 INCHES TALL AND 1&1/2 INCHES WIDE (AT THE BASE) OR 1&3/4 INCHES IN WIDTH AT THE TOP OF THE STERLING SILVER LID WITH EXTRA STURDY PIN SET HINGE. THE INTERIOR OF THE BASE CREATED WITH AN AMPLE RESEVOIR TO HOLD ONE'S INK. THIS IS OF A PETITE SIZE INDICATING IT WAS MADE FOR A LADY TO USE ON HER WRITING DESK. THESE PRECIOUS HEIRLOOMS ARE VERY COLLECTIBLE TODAY AND COSTLY JUST AS THEY WERE ORIGINALLY. IT'S WHY THEY ARE CONSIDERED A RARITY TODAY BUT EVEN RARER IS THIS WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE SUCH A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE IN A REAL sale WITH NO HIDDEN AMOUNT OR SECRET PRICE REQUIRED TO WIN. SIMPLY PUT ~ HIGH buyer WINS REGARDLESS OF THE FINAL BARGAIN SELLING PRICE.I'D LIKE TO SUGGEST ADDING THIS OR ANY OF MY ITEMS YOU HAVE INTEREST IN TO YOUR "WISH/WANT" LIST AND IF YOU LIKE MY ITEMS, I'D BE HONORED TO BE INCLUDED AS ONE OF YOUR "FAVORITE SELLERS".I TRY AND LIST AS MANY NEW (OLD) TREASURESAS MY ENERGY AND TIME ALLOWS SO THERE'S ALWAYS ALOT OF GOODIES TO ENJOY EVERY WEEK.THE STERLING SILVER LID HAS NO DEEP OR BOTHERSOME SCRATCHES, NO DENTS, NO REPAIRWITH NONE NEEDED AND NO CORROSION. THIS HAS SINCE BEEN PART OF MY PERSONAL COLLECTION OFSTERLING SILVER DESKTOP ITEMS WHICH IS FOR THE FIRST TIME BEING OFFERED TO ALL THE WONDERFUL COLLECTORS WHO APPRECIATE ONLY THE FINEST EXAMPLES OFVINTAGE STERLING SILVER REPOUSSE &GLASS DESKTOP INKWELLS. THISWAS NEVER IN MY STORE INVENTORY BUT KEPT AT HOME. I AM GETTING UP THERE INAGE JUST TURNING 83 YEARS OLDAND HAVE CLOSED MY STORE SO NOW IT IS TIME FOR SOMEONE ELSE TO CHERISHMY PERSONAL TREASURES AND TAKE THE SAME CARE THAT ONLY A LOVER OF REAL VINTAGE ITEMS CAN PROVIDE MY FAVORITE POSSESSIONS. I HOPETHISWILL BECHERISHED AND ENJOYED FOR AS MANY YEARS ASI HAVE PRIDED HAVING THIS WONDERFULRARE OLD VINTAGE STERLING SILVERREPOUSSE &GLASS DESKTOP INKWELLINMY COLLECTION. ENJOY AND HAPPY offerDING!
F.Y.I. I am a 3rd generation antiques dealer & have been in the fine antiques business for over 30 years. I have had several open stores over these years but now with rents out of the realm of reality & my age creeping up on me, I have closed the last of them & I am now concentrating all efforts to on line sales. I am very knowledgeable about all types of antiques. I do not & will not sell fakes or reproductions of anything. All my items are 100% as described & the pictures prove it! Any damage or imperfection is noted and all items are mailed with an invisible ID mark that only I know of. This will eliminate anyone trying to item switch a broken treasure with my perfect piece. If you want any other detail about an item, please ask & be certain to include your direct email address for a reply. does not allow my sending pictures thru their email service. I will try to accomodate all requests on 1st come, 1st served daily basis. I do not sell outside so do not ask. I can offer a very expensive buy it now if you must have it today! I ship 1 day a week so please be patient. Everything is very carefully packed as I love my things & want you to enjoy them in the same condition as I have. All items are sent via USPS & Insured at full value. Sorry if this costs International buyers more but these are 's rules & I will follow them to the letter. Please work out any special payment request in advance as all sales should be simply processed through PayPal unless we have made prior arrangements. Ask any & all questions before you offer as the offer is your contract to purchase. I allow 5 days for payment in full otherwise the item is sold to the next highest buyer or re-listed & I will leaveappropriate response to all non paying buyers. I hope everything is very plain & simple to understand but do not be shy about asking anything should you require additional info or details. I hope you enjoy each & every item as most are from my private collection assembled over the past 30 years and never before offered for sale. Each piece is very special, of great quality, rare for its' kind and worthy of any advanced collection. Thank You, Bernice Ellen
ATTENTION ALL INTERNATIONAL buyers ~ BUYERS!
~SHIPMENTS TO COUNTRIES (DESTINATIONS) OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES~
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING IS MORE COSTLY. WE DO NOT PROFIT OR "MARK UP" SHIPPING COSTS. WE USE THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE POSTAGE PRICE CALCULATOR THROUGH PAYPAL SHIPPING TO CALCULATE THE ACTUAL PRICE FOR SHIPPING CHARGES AT USPS.COM WEBSITE. PAYPAL REQUIRES ALL INTERNATIONALLY SHIPPED ITEMS BE TRACKABLE ON-LINE. THE ONLY SHIPPING SERVICE WITH AN AFFORDABLE TRACKING OPTION THAT MEETS PAYPAL'S PRECISE REQUIREMENTS IS USPS "PRIORITY MAIL". WE DO NOT SHIP ITEMS VIA; REGISTERED MAIL, FLAT RATE MAIL, EXPRESS MAIL OR 1ST CLASS MAIL (NO EXCEPTIONS). WE PAY ANY AND ALL COSTS OF AVAILABLE INSURANCE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGH THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE AT THE FULL VALUE OF EVERY ITEM SOLD. INSURANCE IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR ITEMS THAT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH BY THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE'S INSURANCE REGULATIONS. PLEASE CHECK THAT VALUE COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC PURCHASE BY CONTACTING THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES HAVE LOW VALUE LIMITS SUCH AS ENGLAND WITH A MAXIMUM INSURANCE VALUE OF $650.00 AND CANADA WITH A LIMIT OF $675.00. THESE LIMITS ARE FREQUENTLY LESS THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF AN ITEM'S ACTUAL PURCHASE PRICE OR VALUE. THUS, PLEASE DO NOT PLACE A offer FOR YOUR INTENDED PURCHASE IF THE COVERAGE LIMITS ARE LESS THAN WHAT YOU ARE offerDING FOR THE ITEM. YOU WILL NEED TO CHECK THE POSTAL SERVICE WEBSITE AT USPS.COM FOR THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT AVAILABLE TO YOUR SPECIFIC LOCATION BY VIEWING THE LIMITATIONS OF VALUE FOR MERCHANDISE SENT VIA PRIORITY INTERNATIONAL MAIL. CERTAIN COUNTRIES HAVE REGULATIONS LIMITING THE IMPORTATION OF ART, ANTIQUES AND/OR JEWELRY. PLEASE VERIFY THAT YOUR COUNTRY ALLOWS THE IMPORTATION OF THE ITEM YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PURCHASING. YOU ARE REQUESTING SHIPMENT BY US WHEN POSTING PAYMENT TO US FOR THE ITEM COST PLUS SHIPPING FEES. IT IS YOUR OBLIGATION TO DETERMINE IF THE POSTAL INSURANCE AVAILABLE APPLIES TO YOUR ITEM TYPE AND ALSO TO; USPS INTERNATIONAL PRIORITY MAIL TO YOUR LOCATION BUT IF USPS COVERAGE DOES NOT APPLY, DOES NOT COMPLY OR DOES NOT EQUAL THE ITEM'S VALUE FOR YOUR DESTINATION, YOU SHALL BE SOLEY ASSUMING ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE, THEFT, CONFISCATION, TERRORIST ACTS OR ANY PERILS/ACTS OF GOD RESULTING IN YOUR REQUESTING DELIVERY OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU OBTAINING INDEPENDANT ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FROM A TOP RATED INSURER IF THE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGH USPS DOES NOT CONFORM TO OR PROPERLY PROTECT YOUR ITEM'S VALUE OF PURCHASE. YOUR POSTING OF PAYMENT TO US IN FULL FOR THE PURCAHSE PRICE OF ANY ITEM SOLD BY DONAHUE ANTIQUES A.K.A. (MYPRIVATEMUSEUM) IS YOUR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, ACCEPTANCE AND AGREEMENT THAT SHALL THEREFOR CONSTITUTE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THIS AGREEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY. IMPORT DUTIES, TAXES, V.A.T. AND ANY OTHER CUSTOMS/IMPORT CHARGES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE ITEM PRICE OR SHIPPING CHARGES. ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES OR FEES ARE THE BUYER'S RESPONSIBILITY AND TO BE PAID (IF REQUIRED) BY THE BUYER. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR COUNTRY'S CUSTOMS OFFICE OR POSTAL CARRIER COMPANY TO DETERMINE WHAT, IF ANY, THESE ADDITIONAL COSTS WILL BE PRIOR TO offerDING. THESE CHARGES ARE NORMALLY COLLECTED BY THE DELIVERING FREIGHT (SHIPPING) COMPANY, POSTAL CARRIER, CUSTOMS OR WHEN YOU PICK THE ITEM UP AT THEIR DELIVERY LOCATION. DO NOT CONFUSE THESE ADDED COSTS FOR CUSTOMS/IMPORT FEES AS "SHIPPING" CHARGE(S) ON ANY INVOICE SENT TO YOU THROUGH OUR OR PAYPAL ACCOUNT. WE DO NOT MARK MERCHANDISE VALUES BELOW THE WINNING offer OR sale VALUE. WE CAN NOT MARK ITEMS AS "GIFTS" ~ , PAYPAL, POSTAL, UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THIS. WE ARE UNABLE TO PREDETERMINE ANY IMPORT TAXES AS THEY ARE CALCULATED BY THE FINAL VALUE WHEN THE sale CLOSES. THESE TAXES OR FEES ARE GENERALLY BASED AS A PERCENTAGE OF THE FINAL VALUE AND VARY FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY. IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING OR THE LIMITATIONS OF COVERAGE, PLEASE CONTACT US ATLEAST 1 DAY PRIOR TO offerDING. THANK YOU, DONAHUE ANTIQUES~ENTIRE AGREEMENT.