Pen Wipe - American Indian with children in moccasin

Size: 4 inches x 2 inches

Origin: American

Condition: Excellent

Maker: Unidentified

Provenance: Private collection

Date: 1930-1940

Price: $750

Description: Long before the ball point pen or nib pens, the steel pen was developed in 1803 in Birmingham, England. Each pen had a point that was dipped into an ink well, but they dripped, so wipes were necessary.

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