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Offline Glen

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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2008, 11:40:10 AM »
You got that right Leni  :hiclp:. And I've followed that course of action ever since  ;D

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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2008, 12:03:57 PM »
Or buy a feather one and just tickle it round the glass! ;D


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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2008, 12:16:56 PM »
Looks very much like a Val St Lambert vase i once had, probably have been signed though :huh:

I could estimate its value for you now, if you wish :'(

How strange
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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2008, 01:36:55 PM »
Hi Andy,

You are right, it does look  like Val St Lambert. I had a lamp once very similar in design and colour.

What would you estimate a price? - just so when I am relaying the story to my friends , I can say "... and do you know it could have been worth £xxx to!'  :cry:

Wes  ;D


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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2008, 01:41:54 PM »
Hi Wes,
 
i was meaning i could estimate its value as it is now, circa £0
You can tell your friends what you like ;D
(i expect if VSL, 20-50 at a guess, when you tell the story, 200-500 ;) )

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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #15 on: April 19, 2008, 03:30:37 PM »
£200 - £500 it will be for the interest of the tale.   :chky: I will also expand the bang to being an explosion which had neighbours running for the Anderson shelter!

Wes   ;D


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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #16 on: April 19, 2008, 03:48:05 PM »
I once had a Holmegaard suncatcher that turned out to have a sun allergy. I hung it in the evening, and the morning after I was awoken by a pop and a clatter as it clean broke in half in the morning sun. Oddly, the half that fell off and struck the windowsill didn't break further. Glass is a very confusing thing when it comes to its fragility.

But a few dabs of epoxy resin later, and it now hangs in a much shadier window.  :hiclp:


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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2008, 11:38:27 PM »
Hi Nic,

If you would like another piece for your opoxy collection, I can pop this in the post to you  ;D

Wes


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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #18 on: April 20, 2008, 12:24:58 PM »
Leni said,
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... But that lives in a cabinet, in a room which is kept at a very steady temperature, so - fingers crossed - it should be OK
This message sounds like a good opportuntity to mention those cabinet items of yours with the interesting reactions, Leni. :o
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Re: Look what happened to my glass!
« Reply #19 on: April 20, 2008, 12:34:11 PM »
Cabinets can suffer from hotspots as the air does not circulate well if airtight. There should be ventilation holes near the top and bottom to prevent this.
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