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#47 Answer from KovelsKovels.com 2017-05-12 15:56
Thank you all your guesses. Yes, it's ink well in a leather case.
#46 what is itmarciaheitz 2017-05-12 01:02
I think it's an inkwell
#45 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay! ewenadamson 2017-05-12 00:23
It's a portable inkwell - perhaps?
#44 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay! scherer 2017-05-11 20:46
ink well
#43 what?restore 2017-05-11 17:55
Portable ink well, likely furnished w/ lap desk.
#42 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay! BOBBY51 2017-05-11 16:57
I will venture since there are no dimensions, and the insulations, it could be a port-a potty?
#41 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay! Tack 2017-05-11 16:07
Oops no idea what happened there. Sorry for the reposts
#40 5/10 What is itAngelinda5910 2017-05-11 14:45
Is it a portable kerosene light/lamp?
#39 whatsit wendnesdaysaltylady 2017-05-11 14:44
its a travel salt cellar, probably Civil War era
#38 Ink welltlmoye 2017-05-11 14:05
I have one the same that belonged to my great grandfather! I received it in 1952.

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