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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #30 on: September 16, 2007, 10:14:19 PM »
I just spotted this candle wax vase on eBay... what on earth have they done to it?   :o   :cry:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290160448440


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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #31 on: September 17, 2007, 04:58:38 AM »
I had been alerted to this earlier this week. Not original, amd painted with glass paints in the recent past.
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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #32 on: September 18, 2007, 01:04:39 AM »
Thanks Marcus, I'd come to the same conclusion - glass spray paint perhaps!  ;D


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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #33 on: March 05, 2012, 11:27:40 PM »
Hi Marcus - with pleasure.  I hadn't posted a picture as they are the same as the link posted earlier.  Cat

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/smallerDSCN0689.jpg

I just found some identical tumblers to these. Wondering if anybody ever came up with any information on them.


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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #34 on: March 06, 2012, 01:38:54 AM »
The tumblers are from Durobor, the Belgian giant. I've always presumed that they were one of the many copies of "Mesi," but not nearly as nice. The key differences are the base and the weight. "Mesi" are light, with a clear, thin base. The Durobor have a chunky base.


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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #35 on: March 06, 2012, 01:50:29 AM »
Thank you so much David. Much appreciated!

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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #36 on: April 04, 2012, 05:32:57 PM »
Just spotted a set of the Durobor glasses on ebay - pattern name is Alaska.  Have emailed the seller to ask for permission to post their picture of the image on the box on here for posterity.

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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #37 on: April 04, 2012, 06:22:58 PM »
Thanks, i must have missed this post.  :)

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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #38 on: April 04, 2012, 08:59:00 PM »
Thanks to the seller, Ann at Teahousetreasures, for permission to post a picture from her listing 370258660066 on ebay. 

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10086/Durobor_Alaska_pattern_tumblers.jpg

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Re: Peceny Candle Wax plus Italian variants
« Reply #39 on: April 05, 2012, 02:10:42 AM »
Thanks, Cat.  Perhaps we'll now see the end of "Alaska" being sold as "Mesi."

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