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Author Topic: whitefriars penguin or not.any suggestions.  (Read 748 times)

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whitefriars penguin or not.any suggestions.
« on: June 21, 2012, 10:52:42 AM »
hello glass people.
ive recently picked up this penguin,my 1st thoughts were boffo and whitefriars but the whitfriars ive seen attributed are different although this piece looks identical to the b/w advert for the penguin.can anyone enlighten me.it measures 6" to tip of beak and is coloured in a natural grey flint although in certain lights its looks greenish.good hunting and ty.

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Re: whitefriars penguin or not.any suggestions.
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2012, 10:56:14 AM »
I'd say this is the genuine wfs thing.
The confusing ones are the so-called "chicks" which were made later, and often elsewhere.
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Re: whitefriars penguin or not.any suggestions.
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2012, 12:18:49 PM »
I would agree with Sue...it is just like mine, except mine is damaged :-(  and that was confirmed as a W/F Boffo penguin a while ago.
Rosie.

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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2012, 02:08:02 PM »
thanks for the imput.i thought my 1st instincts were right and im happy to have the little fella.you dont seem to see too many around so im pleased.good hunting.

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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2012, 02:33:10 PM »
100% Whitefriars Boffo penguin it looks to have the full beak intact for a change .NICE
I am not good with colours but probably twilight .

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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2012, 03:14:56 PM »
hes got everything he was born with .................ppppp pick up a penguin.
thanks again for the 100% positive attribution.i might try and find the rest of the set just for the sport of it.
good hunting.......

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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2012, 03:23:06 PM »
Good hunting to you as well bigbri.  :)
Rosie.

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« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2012, 03:12:20 PM »
Or Willow!!!!!!

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« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2012, 03:53:22 PM »
hi john.
thanks for that its still hard to say even with the piece in hand.i picked up a nice piece sat see my other post.glass message board good karma that is .lol.

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« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2012, 04:37:03 PM »
Yes what fantastic finds,,,,, where do you live  ;D?
 Emmi has a good eye for those xloodx Whitefriars colours , where is she ?

 

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