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Offline Baked_Beans

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Re: Boffo penguin?
« Reply #20 on: July 24, 2011, 10:21:40 AM »
I found this little one today. Sadly the end of the beak is chipped (but I had to buy it for the colour ID ). It's only 7.5 cm tall .

It might be a turquoise colour used at Mdina (I don't think it is Kingfisher Blue looks a bit washed-out for that  ::)) .The base is polished . There is no grinding around the foot , it's just where the light has caught the base in the photo.     

I think it might be Mdina or MDG  .   Cheers, Mike.
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Re: Boffo penguin?
« Reply #21 on: November 25, 2011, 01:17:12 PM »
I have one of these penguins in a dark blue that I am going to put up for sale, but now I have no idea how to attribute it! Or how to price it

I could just copy this ebay seller, but I don't think the people who buy from my antiques unit are in that bracket ;p

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/EXTREMELY-RARE-BOFFO-FRIGGER-PENQUIN-WHITEFRIARS-MDINA-/320677178638?pt=UK_Art_Glass&hash=item4aa9d96d0e#ht_500wt_1195

Has anyone any new information on these?
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Re: Boffo penguin?
« Reply #22 on: November 25, 2011, 06:49:13 PM »
It's just a glass penguin with no provenance, stick a £10 on it

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Re: Boffo penguin?
« Reply #23 on: November 25, 2011, 07:29:00 PM »
I think someone said further back that they had one with a MDG label, so I will probably put that, with a question mark, and  around £10 sounds about right, although £250 sounds better - lol.
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