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Offline Sue C

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Caithness mother load!!!!
« on: January 19, 2008, 05:36:56 PM »
Well,  i bought these today, nine in total, all boxed what do you think? here is the list

Space Beacon, Colin Terris, LTD ED no 366/500 1975

Sea Orchid, Colin Terris LTD ED 118/1000 1976

Contrast LTD ED NO 204/1500

Space Shuttle LTD ED 19/1000

Charles and Dians,  hand scribed "Sample" lovely handwriting btw??

Coral C71PH 33/100 1972

Coral CT/PH  34/100 1973

Night Venture 168/1500

And one in a Caithness box, but unmarked ??



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Re: Caithness mother load!!!!
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2008, 05:39:56 PM »
The rest of them, apart from the unsigned one.


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Re: Caithness mother load!!!!
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2008, 05:41:09 PM »
Sorry the unsigned one is the green one  ::) this one is signed


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Re: Caithness mother load!!!!
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2008, 05:47:04 PM »
Wow! Not often one gets so lucky! I particularly like the Charles and Diana sulphide.
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Re: Caithness mother load!!!!
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2008, 06:03:36 PM »
Thanks, but why would it be marked Sample?? in such lovely handwriting??
BTW, all the weights come from a shop closing down and these were part of the owners own collection, the shop sold..........Top grade porcelain and glass, he is retireing to Spain.

Oh yes, he is a neighbour!!  ;D

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Re: Caithness mother load!!!!
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2008, 06:10:47 PM »
There seem to be a couple of samples for that particular occasion! Often ideas would be made but rejected for production, hence sample. Considering what the limited edition fetches this would probably do quite well... even though it is not signed as Jack Allan http://www.scotlandsglass.co.uk/cms/index.php?page=shop.product_details&category_id=21&flypage=shop.flypage&product_id=2704&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=51&vmcchk=1
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Re: Caithness mother load!!!!
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2008, 06:59:06 PM »
Thank you Frank   :-* would you like to see the "sample" signature ?
Oh and if you want photo's of any of them just let me know

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Re: Caithness mother load!!!!
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2008, 05:35:36 PM »
The sulphide is now on ebay, with a picture os the signature.

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Re: Caithness mother load!!!!
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2008, 07:03:49 PM »
Sue, did you pay individual prices or just one amount for the lot?
If individual, would you mind telling me so I can reference the prices please?  :)

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Caithness "sample" weights
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2008, 07:26:08 PM »
Last October boballets1 offered (and sold) quite a few "samples" of 1981 Caithness weights:
Jester / Polka / Coquette / Ship's Wheel / Regency Stripe / Amethyst Lace / Heart / Initial / and one without the name etched on the weight (like for the others) - which the seller thought to be a Parasol (which was quite different from the Parasol on my shelf, however).
These were bought "from the estate of a life long collector" - possibly the seller can tell us more about the history of these "samples"?
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