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Offline Roger H

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Richardsons ink bottle?
« on: January 10, 2012, 09:09:40 PM »
I believe this a Richardsons attribution but can anyone say for sure? Regards Roger.


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Re: Richardsons ink bottle?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2012, 11:20:10 PM »
  Hi, this is the stopper that came with the bottle.  Although I still believe it is Richardsons 1920s, surely it cannot be the correct stopper. Regards Roger.


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Re: Richardsons ink bottle?
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2012, 08:54:49 PM »
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Hi.

Both look like Richardson items to me too.

It is not unusual (apologies to Mr T Jones) to find stoppers and bases do not match in Old English bottles, but I think Richardson usually tried harder to get it right. Richardson stoppers usually have a fairly thin shank, if original (which is why so few have survived as stoppers rather than mini paperweights).

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Re: Richardsons ink bottle?
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2012, 10:11:43 PM »
    Thanks Alan its good to get a more rounded out idea about it, and yes the stopper had been through the mill when I got it, but its quite pleasant now to view. Roger.


 

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