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Author Topic: Alert: Lalique glassware stolen in Cumbria  (Read 2097 times)

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Alert: Lalique glassware stolen in Cumbria
« on: June 13, 2009, 09:45:11 PM »
In case anyone is offered or sees these offered for sale anywhere...  reportedly described by Cumbria Police as " two particularly rare examples of early 19th century* Lalique glassware.... a Lalique mermaid dish and Lalique glass bowl", please contact Cumbria Police on 0845 33 00 247.

Local newspaper story: http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/search/4427191.Rare_items_taken_during_Burton_break_in/



* I think they mean early 20th century!

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Re: Alert: Lalique glassware stolen in Cumbria
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2009, 10:53:45 AM »
* I think they mean early 20th century!

Surely you can't be doubting the word of the police, Anne? In any case it must be true - it's in the papers!  ;D ROFL
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Re: Alert: Lalique glassware stolen in Cumbria
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2009, 12:05:07 PM »
They must be really rare, cos they're antique "crockery"  :24: :24:

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Re: Alert: Lalique glassware stolen in Cumbria
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2009, 04:43:19 PM »
Hmmm you know, journalism ain't what it used to be, Christine!!!  :24:

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Re: Alert: Lalique glassware stolen in Cumbria
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2009, 10:57:18 AM »
There was a piece of glass on ebay a couple of weeks ago described as early 18th century about the time of the first world war, i wish i could remember the rest it had me in stitches and the grama and speeling was worser than mine . spell check has just OKd this exept for ebay .

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