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Offline Anik R

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SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« on: August 18, 2011, 10:02:44 AM »
Hello!

I wanted to show off my SKLO TAS advertising brick, a piece I'm so pleased with!  Not only is it heavy, masculine and industrial, but it has everything to do with Czech glass.  It's perfect.

I'm a happy woman!

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Re: SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2011, 11:37:42 AM »
Lovely, very stylish. The first I have seen outside of Art Before Industry. :mrgreen:

John


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Re: SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2011, 12:01:18 PM »
It actually looks like a real insulating brick too - a double whammy!
I was about to write "very stylish" - then remembered John just said that... hmmmmmm...

exceptionally stylish!
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2011, 12:29:40 PM »
Thank you John and Sue.  It weighs 1985g and does seem to be a 'real' insulating brick.   ;D ;D ;D
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Re: SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2011, 03:24:20 PM »
A nice thing Anik. The similar Sklo Union one in Newhall is described as a money box isn't it? I have to say I have not seen many sold so a scarce piece to pick up.... very nice!



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Re: SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2011, 03:51:20 PM »
Very cool piece Anik, very cool. I'm a big bit jealous  :sc:


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Re: SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2011, 04:36:58 PM »
I greatly appreciate the replies.  :kissy:

Both bricks (the sklo tas and sklo union) shown in Newhall's Sklo Union are described as money boxes.  My piece hasn't got a hole for coins... perhaps that makes it even more special? ;)   Either way, I'm feeling highly fortunate.
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Re: SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2011, 04:40:05 PM »
It's a great find Anik. and you don't have to feel guilty for not putting any money in it.  :rah:
Rosie.

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Re: SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2011, 08:23:45 PM »
Great find, Anik. Please don't tell how much (little?) you paid for it. Now you can start building your house.


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Re: SKLO TAS brick --- I'm sssooooo excited!!!!
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2011, 08:29:25 PM »
Aw David...  actually I paid a lot for it.  It's the second most expensive piece of glass I've ever bought, but I really, really wanted it:  http://www.glaskilian.de/A-SkloTas-Advertising-Glass-Br.425+B6YmFja1BJRD00MjUmTD0xJnByb2R1Y3RJRD0xNzA2MyZwaWRfcHJvZHVjdD00MjUmZGV0YWlsPQ__.0.html

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