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Re: BVB France ! Transfer printed shots
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2009, 09:21:39 PM »
This seems to be connected to Duralex? http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duralex


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Re: BVB France ! Transfer printed shots
« Reply #11 on: October 01, 2011, 03:50:30 PM »
It should not be assumed that the decoration was done by the maker of the glasses. In fact they almost certainly were not. Huntsmen glasses at least are probably UK decorated.
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Re: BVB France ! Transfer printed shots
« Reply #12 on: October 01, 2011, 06:31:36 PM »
Frank, is hunting in the way shown a peculiarly English past time?  I'm assuming it must be from your reply, but it's something I've never considered before.


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Re: BVB France ! Transfer printed shots
« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2011, 06:49:32 PM »
No, and hunts attire is not wildly different elsewhere. But gates do differ and that one is English. Of course, lots of these transfers were just copies from illustrated books, might even have been in copyright at the time  :o
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Re: BVB France ! Transfer printed shots
« Reply #14 on: October 01, 2011, 08:29:31 PM »
Ahhhh right, thank you. The difference in gates was also unknown to me. ;)

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Re: BVB France ! Transfer printed shots
« Reply #15 on: October 01, 2011, 10:37:29 PM »
Recently I was exploring gates and studying all I could see, looking back at those glasses the thought just struck me... English gate! Rider and horse much less so.
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