J & I E M Turtle Ink







Circa 1870 J & I E M - 1866 Patent Dated Turtle Ink

This is the variant with the shoulder embossing with the patent date. Crude, shear lip.

Embossed: PATD OCT 31 1866 // (in panels) J // & // I // E // M

Height: 1 7/8" 

Condition: there is a 1/4" crack from the lip into the neck from a cork pry plus some lip roughness and patchy stain.

Reference Number:  FN14

Price: $26