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Offline Nancy128

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« on: June 01, 2006, 06:47:23 PM »
Hi Everyone!!  I went to an auction last weekend and look what I was able to win!!!  It's called a muffineer, but I would call it a sugar shaker.  It will go nicely with my ruby red cut to clear glass.

http://i2.tinypic.com/11bp7wy.jpg

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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2006, 06:58:11 PM »
Hi Nancy. It's lovely, but why is it called a muffineer? Not a term us Brits are familiar with

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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2006, 07:04:17 PM »
I'm not familiar with the term muffineer either, first time that I had heard the word.  My only guess would be that back in the early 1900s people who served muffins wanted their guests be able to shake powder sugar on the muffins?

Maybe someone else could help me out here......... :oops:

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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2006, 07:30:23 PM »
That's what they were used for. They are also sometimes called sugar dusters, all three terms are interchangable. I usually try to add muffineer either in the eBay title or description, as I will be doing tonight when I list a Northwood blue opalescent one.

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« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2006, 07:56:16 PM »
Wow!  Nancy that's lovely... well done.  This would actually be a nice shot to include in a future GMB calendar - may we save it for that purpose please Nancy? 

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« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2006, 08:10:00 PM »
Of course you can Anne.  It would be my honor!!!!!!  :D

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« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2006, 11:26:21 PM »
Nancy, thank you. I've added it to my folder for the next batch. :)

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« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2006, 12:02:01 AM »
Would that be for the 2007 calendar?

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« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2006, 09:11:09 PM »
Yes Nancy. I'm trying to get it finalised now so it'll be available in good time for the New Year.

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« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2006, 11:07:54 PM »
Hi all.

Point one: Oh my gosh. That is gorgeous. I can definitely see why you collect it.

Point two: I tried the link to the calendar in the cafe, (GMB told me that it didn't exist), could we try that again?

Thanks ladies.

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