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Offline Max

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Is this a Selkirk glass letter opener or is it older?
« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2005, 09:01:22 PM »
I loved reading these posts - and I remember the milk at school too...wasn't it awful in the Summer though...eww...lukewarm milk with a thick yellow head on it!   :x

Back to the pretty letter opener, perhaps this could be a piece of Murano glass picked up during a holiday?  Not everything can be pinned down to a maker.   :?
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Is this a Selkirk glass letter opener or is it older?
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2005, 09:56:22 AM »
My best guesstimate for the letter opener would be Selkirk. Selkirk do this swirly sort of pattern in glass colours - I always think it is similar to the sort of swirl in stained glass, if it were flat. Selkirk also make things in this shape - it's very typical.

 :shock: Choice of eat it or starve at school - you lucky thing! I didn't have the starve option.  :cry: I had teachers holding my nose and shoving stuff in my mouth. Ghastly jelly, covered in salt and pepper, in the forlorn hope that I would not be forced to swallow it. (I was). Semolina, forced down my throat. I threw up. (Excused semolina after that!). Fried fish on Wednesdays, smuggled out in my blazer pocket and flushed down the loo. Happy days (not).
Cheers, Sue (M)

Three Wise Women would have asked for directions, arrived on time, delivered the baby, cleaned the stables and made a casserole...

And there WOULD have been peace on earth.


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