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Offline bigbri

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have i bought a duffer...????
« on: September 30, 2012, 10:14:09 AM »
hello Board.
not my usual thing but i thought there was something about this weight so i dipped in my pocket.i have tried to find it but to no avail.has anyone got any ideas.have i bought a duffer from the far east...
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Re: have i bought a duffer...????
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2012, 10:19:41 AM »
Most certainly not!  ;D
That is a quality piece, and I would think Scottish.
Strathearn or Perthshire, rather than earlier, I would think.  :)
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Re: have i bought a duffer...????
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2012, 10:32:41 AM »
hi.
i thought strathearn when i picked it up like their large urchins in shape but i cant find it.im lucky with glass maybe because i buy when i like so heres hoping your right and its scottish and not far east scottish..........happy hunting.

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Re: have i bought a duffer...????
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2012, 11:13:38 AM »
Strathearn Aurora?

It looks a little like one I have but the bubbles look different.

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Re: have i bought a duffer...????
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2012, 11:21:15 AM »
I'm absolutely sure it's a real, true Scot.  ;D
I agree absolutely, go with your guts. You have good guts.  ;)
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Re: have i bought a duffer...????
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2012, 02:51:47 PM »
Lol I do it increases by about an inch a year .im dieting after crimbo ...

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Re: have i bought a duffer...????
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2012, 09:23:05 AM »
i think maybe i should of said what do you think of my rare whitefriars paperweight to get a reaction from the experts about my weight.thanks for those who did have some imput though ill keep trying to source its source.......happy hunting.

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Re: have i bought a duffer...????
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2012, 10:32:10 AM »
Somebody who knows Strathearn and Perthshire weights should be able to confirm exactly what it is.
Just have a wee bit of patience until they pop in! :)
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Re: have i bought a duffer...????
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2012, 12:49:16 PM »
hello.
i know they will and im a patient chappy its just that whitefriars seems to get all the experts all of a bother on here so maybe thats the quickest means to an end............im still hunting for it myself but as said im no expert on weights......not yet anyways......happy hunting.

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« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2012, 01:07:09 PM »
I think that's just because wfs is easily recognisable because everything is really well-catalogued, precise ids are easy to find - especially by somebody who has studied the catalogues for a long time and is familiar with them.
Other makers aren't always quite so simple. :)
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