Ink bottles have long been a favorite of collectors.  they come in a wide range of colors and shapes with prices to fit all budgets.  Finding unlisted ink bottles is still possible.

Albert's Ink was probably a 
Pittsburgh concern.


This unlisted ink just came to light from an Ebay seller and brought big dollars as collectors fought over this unique item. 

Learn more about inks.

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Here is a sample of some turn of the century ink design patents.  Click on the thumbnails to view a larger picture.

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1892 Ink

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Locomotive Ink

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1896 Ink

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1897 Mucilage

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1898 Ink

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1899 Carter's

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1901 Paste Jar

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1903 Ink

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1903 Carter's Cone

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