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Offline suea

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KAF help needed please to identify this mark
« on: August 01, 2010, 06:42:55 AM »
HI to everyone. I am totally stuck on this mark, which I am told is Scandinavian. I cannot find any refrence to it anywhere, so am obviously looking in all the wrong places. It is a lovely square vase, heavy for size and 175mm high. The mark is gold and appears to be inside the glass.  Is anyone able to help me here? Many thanks in advance
Sue

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Re: KAF help needed please to identify this mark
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2010, 12:16:28 PM »
The mark may have been added for an athletics club or federation, you could search for clubs beginning with K but in which country?

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Re: KAF help needed please to identify this mark
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2010, 01:27:39 PM »
This doesn't look Scandi to me - Italian maybe?

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Re: KAF help needed please to identify this mark
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2010, 01:42:21 PM »
The vase could be from almost anywhere.
 
Try here for the name ? :

http://www.acronymgeek.com/KAF

Good luck  :)

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Re: KAF help needed please to identify this mark
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2010, 02:11:02 PM »
Well..... the Kuwait Athletics Federation is on the list but the logos do not seem to match.

John

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Re: KAF help needed please to identify this mark
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2010, 03:47:58 PM »
Yes, you'd think the A was for Athletic with the discus thrower !  :D

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Re: KAF help needed please to identify this mark
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2010, 07:45:05 PM »
Then again, the acronym doesn't necessarily have to be in English...  :usd:
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Re: KAF help needed please to identify this mark
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2010, 08:02:09 PM »
The word Athletic is from the Greek Athleticus so is likely to be very similar in most Western languages   ;)

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Re: KAF help needed please to identify this mark
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2010, 11:20:42 PM »
Thank you all - gives me something to work on now.  :rah:

 

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