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Offline chriss

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Caithness Lobster sea shanties info please?
« on: September 19, 2012, 11:54:33 AM »
Hi my second shantie has a lobster pot on one side, with a lobster pot on the other. Is there an actual title to individual peices in ths range please and does any one know who the initials or mark on the base represents please?


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Re: Caithness Lobster sea shanties info please?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2012, 11:56:58 AM »
I don't actually know! I've got a lobster pot too - but mine has a crack in the prunty bit at the top. :(

I have tracked down a thread from ages ago, with some good info in it for you. ;D

http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,40889.0.html
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Caithness Lobster sea shanties info please?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2012, 12:21:39 PM »
Thankyou so much for all your help  ;D


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Re: Caithness Lobster sea shanties info please?
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2012, 09:35:27 PM »
Is there an actual title to individual pieces in this range ...?
And the official title (from the sales brochure) is ... Lobster (design code CT439 - where CT is not related to Colin Terris, I believe).

Engravers' initials on Sea Shanties are notoriously difficult to decipher (tiny), and there were more engravers working at Caithness than listed in Mark Hill's book. My Lobster is signed MN (my interpretation), my Dolphins LM (again my interpretation),  ... neither fits any name in Hill's book.
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Re: Caithness Lobster sea shanties info please?
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2012, 10:13:05 PM »
Thanks very much Wuff  ;D


 

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