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Author Topic: Glass Identification - Hard to read writing ID = Chance "Lancer"  (Read 3596 times)

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Offline Tabatha

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Glass Identification - Hard to read writing ID = Chance "Lancer"
« on: February 20, 2006, 07:55:19 PM »
Hi, Hoping someone can help. Ive been trying to read the writing inside a small bowl, but even with the magnifying glass Im having problems. Has anyone got any tips on the best way to view it. I have tried holding it up to the light and a few other ways. It looks a bit like Crance or maybe the first letter is an L. Not sure.  :(  Any help would be great. Thanks, Sarah.  I could post a piccy on if that would help, but I dont think the writing would photograph very well.

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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2006, 08:13:14 PM »
Please post a picture of the whole item, anotherone showing the mark and - please let us know where you live! I am sure someone around here may be of help then!
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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2006, 08:16:22 PM »
Hiya Pamela, thanks for the welcome. Ive just taken a piccy, hope the are ok  :)

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b171/TopsyCat/ebay2044.jpg


http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b171/TopsyCat/ebay2041.jpg

This is a dish (one of a set of dishes) which I am trying to put on ebay, but cant think of any words to describe. Can anyone help in wording my title - shape of dish? Is it a pedestal base? Sorry Im not very good on glass. Thanks , Sarah  :)

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b171/TopsyCat/ebay2045.jpg

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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2006, 08:23:14 PM »
Hiya Pamela  :) , I live in South Pembokeshire. I dont know of any glass people locally. Im trying to put a few things on ebay but its not going to well so far.  :) , Thanks, Sarah

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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2006, 08:25:07 PM »
Hi Sarah & welcome.
From what I can see, it says Chance.

P.S. You can find out more by going to Davids great site;
 http://www.glassyeye.com click on Chance.
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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2006, 08:32:33 PM »
Thanks Deltab, Ive just found the bottom bowl when I typed in chance glass bowl in completed listings on ebay. Now I know what they are. So its looks like they both could be chance. Thanks again, Sarah  :D

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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2006, 08:35:45 PM »
According to Davids site, it is Spiderweb (1934). (the last photo)
Not sure what details you found on ebay.
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« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2006, 08:42:21 PM »
If the other bowl is Chance, David or one of the other members should be able to tell you.
I just went to his site for the information and I found the signature in Ivo's book first.
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« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2006, 08:56:00 PM »
Thanks Deltab  :D .

Ive found out a bit about Chance on the web (not much there mind), but cant find the first bowl. I will put it on and say it might be Chance and they can make their own mind up then. Thats two listings sorted, just got to wade through the rest of the junk here now.  :)  Cheers, Sarah

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« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2006, 10:36:23 PM »
The signature is definitely Chance. Which bowl is the signature in?

 

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