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Chance Glen Regal teardrop plate
« on: May 22, 2010, 07:56:29 PM »
I don't see many teardrop shaped plates up here, and have never seen Glen Regal before except in David's book...


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Re: Chance Glen Regal teardrop plate
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2010, 07:28:11 AM »
A scarce pattern, coupled with a more unusual shape, and probably seen more often north of the border. I can confirm that the shape was referred to as 'pear' in the catalogues, rather than teardrop, but either is descriptive enough.
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Re: Chance Glen Regal teardrop plate
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2010, 10:15:59 AM »
I can confirm you don't see it that often north of the border either. :)
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Re: Chance Glen Regal teardrop plate
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2010, 10:28:46 AM »
Yes, they are pretty scarce! However, the pattern was developed to meet a suggestion by Chance's Scottish agent, H G Black & Sons and was probably sold pretty much exclusively in Scotland.
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Re: Chance Glen Regal teardrop plate
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2010, 12:54:48 PM »
Thanks David and Sue for your thoughts, it's the first one of this pattern I've found and we're not that far from Scotland!


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Re: Chance Glen Regal teardrop plate
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2010, 06:41:55 AM »
Snap, well almost. Found two weeks ago and seen in the flesh for the first time


 

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