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Author Topic: Manchester? c.1875 Anvil Inkstand  (Read 2195 times)

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Offline Bernard C

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Re: Manchester? c.1875 Anvil Inkstand
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2008, 02:12:35 PM »
Ian — Item 86 in David Watts, Strange & Rare (fully illustrated exhibition catalogue), The Glass Circle, 1987, is a heavy glass cannon, 22.5 cm (9") long, which shows signs of having been fired, and was probably made for a glass fort in a Glassmakers' Procession.   So I don't think a workable anvil unreasonable.

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Offline mhgcgolfclub

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Re: Manchester? c.1875 Anvil Inkstand
« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2009, 05:19:59 PM »
Bernard, this may not help ID your Inkstand, this one does have a date lozenge for the 13th March 1875, Thomas Lane & Sons Birmingham

Roy

 

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