An 'ADAC Wagenfahrt 1913' motoring themed desk inkwell by WMF, German, presented as a motoring trophy

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    119
  • Location

Description

An 'ADAC Wagenfahrt 1913' motoring themed desk inkwell by WMF, German, presented as a motoring trophy, pewter inkwell with traces of silver plating, in the form of an early race car with driver and co-driver, the hinged bonnet opening to reveal small tray for nibs and stamps, and the rear opening to compartment containing glass inkwell, with ADAC applied enamel badges to bonnet and rear and '1913' enamel plaque to radiator, the bonnet also engraved 'A.D.A.C. Wagenfahrt 1913', with integral pen-tray, the edge of the base bearing German maker's marks '[*][B][WMF][I/0][ox]', measuring 37cm wide overall.