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Offline vintagelighting

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« on: May 09, 2006, 04:54:27 AM »
I have put up a little page with some Pirelli animals on it. The first two have labels. I think they may both be of interest to Frank. If so I would be happy to shoot some better images for you if you wish.
    I would be pleased to hear if you think that either the ducks or the blue bird might have been made by Pirelli.
This is a link to the images.
http://www.vintagelighting.com/pirelli_animals.htm
Thank you.
Sincerely,
Lisa

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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2006, 09:57:24 AM »
Hi Lisa,

Yes please on the dog and peacock, side view and one that shows at best.

Cannot be sure of the others, they have some fatures similar, are the eyes 3 or 2 colour?

I am just waiting on new lights being delivered and will then be doing a major Pirelli update!
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« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2006, 05:04:35 PM »
Really rare Pirelli but also avidly sought after by Guinness collectors - hence the price.

http://www.reeman-dansie-auctions.co.uk/auction_lot_details.php?auction=6693&lot=834
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« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2006, 05:16:08 PM »
£320 - flip me! I must start looking out for these :shock:
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« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2006, 05:53:14 PM »
I saw those and wondered what they'd fetch. Presume they'd go for more on ebay

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« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2006, 05:54:01 PM »
Ostrich is rare this being the only complete one I have seen. Toucan sells 100-200 pounds on eBay. Tortoise, Seal and Kangaroo fetches 70-120.

They came in two sizes:
http://www.ysartglass.com/Pirelli/Pirelliguinness.htm

I think the lot in auction was the large size.
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