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Offline Wuff

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Re: Unknown maker of this very nice flower weight ID = Strathearn D4, 1969
« Reply #20 on: August 01, 2012, 09:51:08 PM »
That's interesting, but who I wonder made the flower, its pretty good for a 1969.  I believe Vincent Ysart and Jack Allen were there at the beginning of Strathearn, wonder if one of those two made the flower.
Regards Roger.
Just got a response from Dave Moir:
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These weights were made by Herbert Dreier and myself at Strathearn; we both made petals and we both made flowers. We used to swap jobs so as we did not get bored, and contrary as to what Kevin Holt says, that I never made paperweights, it is time he wised up, and if he is at the Knowle meeting when I'll give my talk in October, I will take great pleasure in making him aware of the fact.
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Re: Unknown maker of this very nice flower weight ID = Strathearn D4, 1969
« Reply #21 on: August 01, 2012, 11:52:48 PM »
Good to see that input from Dave Moir.

I must have misunderstood what was said at a PCC meeting a few years ago.

Edited to add that I have amended my earlier post. I also add here my apologies for my error.
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Re: Unknown maker of this very nice flower weight ID = Strathearn D4, 1969
« Reply #22 on: August 02, 2012, 06:03:27 AM »
I wouldn't argue with Big Dave  ;D


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Re: Unknown maker of this very nice flower weight ID = Strathearn D4, 1969
« Reply #23 on: August 02, 2012, 11:26:42 AM »
too true. get  Big Dave, Big John and Big me in a room together and it is full ;)
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Re: Unknown maker of this very nice flower weight ID = Strathearn D4, 1969
« Reply #24 on: August 02, 2012, 02:00:28 PM »
Dave Moir has added some more info:
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Strathearn used three colours for Flower Weights - the following Klaus Kugler Colours:
Türkis-Blau
Dunkel-Blau
Dunkel-Rosa
Klaus Kugler (Augsburg, Germany) had produced rods of concentrated colour for use by glassblowers worldwide. The firm is no longer in production, however.
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