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Pirelli Mickey Mouse
« on: November 17, 2015, 06:45:39 PM »
Having looked at Frank's Glass Zoo I'm pretty sure this is a Pirelli Mickey Mouse. He measures 2 1/6ins tall. He is much brighter than these initial pictures show so I will add an image of him against a black background. He looks as if he may have some uranium content but there are hints of orange when using a black light.
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Re: Pirelli Mickey Mouse
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2015, 06:53:01 PM »
...and a better idea here of his colouring I think.
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Re: Pirelli Mickey Mouse
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2015, 08:14:47 PM »
He looks more like the original (slightly evil, rat-like) Mickey than the later (much cuter and softer) one.
You need a little UV torch. ;D
Your not having one is frustrating me. ;)
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Re: Pirelli Mickey Mouse
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2015, 10:08:43 PM »
Christmas is coming Sue :D I do have a UV strip light though and definitely no uranium content in the figure.
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Re: Pirelli Mickey Mouse
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2015, 11:28:57 AM »
My observation has been that uranium content can be very variable.
I have a Pirelli peacock which has uranium in it, although I have seen two others (for sale on my travels) with none.
I think an orange glow from UV indicates cadmium.
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Re: Pirelli Mickey Mouse
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2015, 06:05:55 PM »
I had a memory of an orange glow meaning something so thanks for that info Sue.
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