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Author Topic: Chunky Mdina  (Read 1634 times)

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Offline keith

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Chunky Mdina
« on: November 11, 2009, 03:49:53 PM »
Old school or new?loads of wear on the back,marked Mdina,Keith.

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Re: Chunky Mdina
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2009, 03:55:29 PM »
Odd - but certainly Mdina colours.  I'd say earlier rather than later.

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Re: Chunky Mdina
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2009, 05:35:34 PM »
A photo of the signature may help with a rough date.

John

Sorry, just spotted it.

My guess would be 1980's, that signature with the looping M and nice round a is quite familiar.

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Re: Chunky Mdina
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2009, 06:00:20 PM »
Just remembered there is an example in Mark Hill's book (top of page 132), I reckon this one is by the same hand. He states "a typical Mdina signature used from 1968 into the 1970s...". Ron Wheeler (Artius glass) knows more about the signatures used, sometimes who did the signing at the factory and roughly when.

I may well have been wrong with my earlier guess...

John


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Re: Chunky Mdina
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2009, 07:55:50 PM »
Thanks John,just noticed I put the sig' upside down,ta,Keith.

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Re: Chunky Mdina
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2009, 05:03:09 AM »
Hi Keith,
I got one a few years ago, heres the link,
http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,9514.0.html

IVe seen quite a few since , not that unusual , late 70s/80s.
Cheers
Andy
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Re: Chunky Mdina
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2009, 01:01:23 PM »
Yup, late 1970s into the 1980s. Also found in different colours, often sandy browns. Not common, but not rare by any stretch either.
Nice things though, when the light shines through them on a windowsill.
Mark
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