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Offline petet63

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #20 on: July 22, 2012, 07:52:25 PM »
I did, I got the info of your GTS site.  ;D
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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #21 on: July 22, 2012, 08:09:48 PM »
:) Now there's tidy! :)

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #22 on: July 23, 2012, 08:58:52 AM »
Paul you are right a measurement of the damage is the best answer. I have to say around 95% possibly more of damage description is accurate on Ebay buys, most people seem to know what a chip is and what a nibble is from my experience.

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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170873879034

"In good condition with only a few nibbles around each base of the candle sticks & one on the tray, only mentioned for complete accuracy & does not distract from the over-all stunning “ART DECO” design."



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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #23 on: July 23, 2012, 01:41:53 PM »
sorry Jayne  -  an omission not to have offered my sympathies on your troubles with this item - am sure you took the right approach in the end. :)...............and I like the bit about.........."only mentioned for complete accuracy"!         

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #24 on: July 23, 2012, 01:44:05 PM »
Yes Paul, regarding the bit you liked, the whole saga was laced with that kind of attitude which is why I gave up trying to come to an agreement.

The odd thing is the RD number had been checked and some interesting info given about the histoy, so it seemed like the seller knows a little about glass matters. You would think he should know a chip/damage from a nibble.

As this was the only chip on the tray (the base rim doesn't even have any fleabites), there is no room for a mistaken chip identity. Having said that some of the nibbles on the candlesticks were also more like small chips (there are a fair few), but as they are hardly noticable when the sticks are standing I didn't even bother to mention them.

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