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Offline chriscooper

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Re: MDG ? B.I.N. On ebay U.S.A.....stopper missing on bottle perhaps ?
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2012, 11:17:50 AM »
Hi Mike, I bought them, don't expect to make anything on them after the postage costs but at least they have come 'home' and should be a bit more accessible. I am a big fan off his work as you know but being a cold hearted dealer who never gets too attached I will probably move them on.
Chris

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Re: MDG ? B.I.N. On ebay U.S.A.....stopper missing on bottle perhaps ?
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2012, 03:11:43 AM »
Really pleased you bought them Chris ! I wouldn't have known that they were MDG if I hadn't read all of Sue's posts on the subject. So it has been a team effort (Sue and you ) to get them 'home' :D

It's an interesting and amusing story from Ken about the market for Mdina glass in the States !
Mike

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Re: MDG ? B.I.N. On ebay U.S.A.....stopper missing on bottle perhaps ?
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2012, 10:22:36 AM »
A lot of early Mdina was exported to the States.
However, there is so much fabulous (and early) studio glass over there, I can't really imagine that the "contributions" to the Studio Glass Movement from Europe would grab too much interest.
Cheers, Sue (M)

Three Wise Women would have asked for directions, arrived on time, delivered the baby, cleaned the stables and made a casserole...

And there WOULD have been peace on earth.

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Re: MDG ? B.I.N. On ebay U.S.A.....stopper missing on bottle perhaps ?
« Reply #13 on: September 09, 2012, 02:55:08 PM »
It's all to do with patriotic nostalgia  :)

If ever I get over to the States I will be heading for the nearest antiques emporium !   
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Re: MDG ? B.I.N. On ebay U.S.A.....stopper missing on bottle perhaps ?
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2012, 09:43:56 AM »
 The 2 pieces finally arrived today.
Will put some photos in my album when the sun gets out.

Chris

 

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