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Offline glasstrufflehunter

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Fratelli Toso?
« on: September 29, 2008, 06:50:00 PM »
Seller wrote me a very snarky reply when I suggested her piece was Chinese. She told me she has specialized in identifying and collecting art glass for 35 years. Even veterans make mistakes but one like this?
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Re: Fratelli Toso?
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2008, 06:56:23 PM »
"Veteran experts" write reviews like this one, apparently! ::)


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Re: Fratelli Toso?
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2008, 07:02:01 PM »
Oooh. No wonder they didn't take my suggestion well. They are a super expert!
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Re: Fratelli Toso?
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2008, 07:20:06 PM »
That one has quite a reputation  ;)
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Re: Fratelli Toso?
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2008, 03:34:06 AM »
Oh? I toolhaused their feedback and there are a lot comments about the seller's attitude. The guide is helpful but it teaches nothing about identifying glass.

I still think I should write a book. :P
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Re: Fratelli Toso?
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2008, 07:47:44 AM »
"Veteran experts" write reviews like this one, apparently! ::)

In that link stated there, if you scroll down - it states:  Very Rare, Unusual Big Opalescent Seashell with a Label  Gee, I have one just like that of the same (rare ?) style  :huh: http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,18048.0.html

I don't think that bowl style is rare - and I may not know much, but the paperweight even looks Chinese to me : )
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Re: Fratelli Toso?
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2008, 09:52:10 AM »
And of course, the gold 'dust' is nothing of the sort, just gold foil stretched.
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Re: Fratelli Toso?
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2008, 10:13:12 AM »
An expert - someone who knows more and more about less and less till they end up knowing everything about nothing! ;D
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Re: Fratelli Toso?
« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2008, 10:40:45 AM »
Ah...those listings and guide gave me quite a chuckle!  Thanks!   :D  :hiclp:


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Re: Fratelli Toso?
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2008, 10:07:11 PM »
Toolhaused?  forgive my ignorance, but is that something like goofbay?

 



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