Access to a travelling inkwell ensures that you do not run out of ink, whether you are in a bus, train, plane, or just away from habitation. Many reliable sellers on eBay deal in travelling inkwells, which include an array of modern as well as vintage and antique designs. The use of different materials for making inkwells is common. You can expect to find some made with hand-blown glass, silver, nickel, brass, and leather. Opening mechanisms of inkwells can vary from model to model. Some come with buttons that you can use to open hinged lids. If you plan to buy an old travelling inkwell, it is your prerogative to pay attention to its condition. Bear in mind that vintage and antique inkwells sell in varying conditions, ranging from heavily damaged to very good. Sizes of travelling inkwells also vary, so know which size you require. Do not worry about running out of ink again and hold on to your relationship with pen and paper.