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« on: August 11, 2008, 08:39:16 AM »

Can anyone decipher the inscription on this item?

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Re: ID Help
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2008, 11:24:08 AM »
 Shona Spittal Caithness Glass, the date is 1986, 863/970 ?????


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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2008, 11:53:40 AM »
She was still Shona Nicholson in 86.
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Re: ID Help
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2008, 12:08:42 PM »

Thanks.  (I rather liked the idea of 'Shangri La' as a maker....)

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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2008, 12:33:10 PM »
Seller also describes it as faceted, which Shangri-La (1987 ed 150) was, I don't see any facets nor is it the same design. Nor can I see it in Charlton or on SG so perhaps it is not CG?
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Re: ID Help
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2008, 06:59:27 PM »
I can't decipher it, but could be a Selkirk signature.  Looks like Peter Holmes' 'writing' to me.   And there's a Shangri La listed for Selkirk in 1987 (in 'Paperweights from Great Britain') but sometimes Selkirk editions crossed two years or even more.
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« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2008, 08:15:49 PM »
Had Selkirk confirmed, thank you  ;) , 1987 Selkirk catalogue - edition 450, marked as new in 1987.
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Re: ID Help
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2008, 09:20:39 PM »
Bahhhh my Dad beat me to it.  It is a Selkirk, I have one in my collection.

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