Portsmouth Fire Association Ink Blotter (NH)
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Portsmouth Fire Association Ink Blotter (NH)

Code: 0t45fdb20004blt

$28.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a Portsmouth, New Hampshire Fire Association ink blotter. Ink Blotters were made from soft paper which was highly absorbent, normally in the form of a card like this one, and could also be used for cosmetic purposes to absorb excess oil or fat from the skin.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930's-40's

SIZE: Appr: 3-7/8" x 9-1/2"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Paper, ink

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: "CELVIN PAGE, PRESIDENT. A.F. HOWARD, SECRETARY. PORTSMOUTH FIRE ASSOCIATION. PORTSMOUTH, N.H. DOCKHAIN & THORPE, AGENTS, MANCHESTER, N.H"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Portsmouth, NH collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEX03 LBHX8/17

CONDITION: 3 (Good): Heavy creasing. The blotter is in rough condition

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.