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Offline tropdevin

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Why antique Sandwich?
« on: August 10, 2008, 09:39:35 PM »

I don't see why the seller chose antique Sandwich for this item, rather than some other erroneous attribution. (Unless perhaps they were eating an antique sandwich at the time...  :)

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Re: Why antique Sandwich?
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2008, 12:33:39 PM »
Excuse an ignoramus' question, but what is it, Alan?

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Re: Why antique Sandwich?
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2008, 02:32:16 PM »
Hi Cathy

I am fairly sure it is modern, and from the Czech Republic.  If it is older, then I think it is from whatever the Czech republic was called at the time it was made! (If all else fails, go for "Bohemia".... ;))

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