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Offline bcblalock

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Orrefors decanter, bucket, and tumbler set
« on: February 24, 2011, 07:02:03 AM »
Hi,

I own an Orrefors Swedish crystal set which was a prize given in a Canadian Mist whiskey sweepstakes back in 1988.  I came across this at an auction a while back and am quite interested in learning more about it, including a rough value, if possible.

I know that Erik style tumblers (there are eight of those, by the way) and ice buckets are still sold by Orrefors, but are new and old pieces somehow distinguished?  I haven't been able to locate anything regarding the Karaff decanter, however.  In the included link for pictures, I have gotten a fair shot of the individual signature found on it.  Can anyone decode that information?

This set is unused and in fine condition.

http://img208.imageshack.us/g/dscn0830g.jpg/

Thanks for the help.


Offline Bill G

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Re: Orrefors decanter, bucket, and tumbler set
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2011, 12:44:28 PM »
Hello:


Your decanter was designed by Edward Hald and appears for the first time in the production catalog of Orrefors
in 1941.
It was made in one size with clear crystal.

Bill Geary


 



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