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Offline Frank

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« on: October 14, 2006, 10:53:33 AM »
Can anyone recognise the canes in these... not a great picture
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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2006, 12:20:57 PM »
yep i seen these one's last night, most prob from Italy but i've also seen them in Egypt in different shapes and forms
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2006, 01:36:33 PM »
and of course the 0.925 hallmark indicates that they were not made in the UK. There are loads of these on ebay with very italian looking canes
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« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2006, 06:58:36 AM »
Ooh, that seller has a pretty Antica weight.
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« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2006, 09:14:54 PM »
The canes look very like "Chirano" - ie Murano canes fabricated into millefiori items in China.  Then sold in many places - including very cheaply via the internet if you will take them by crate in a minimum order of 300 items. Also, I believe, on the streets of Murano with a "Murano" label.  The latter meaning Sold in Murano, rather than Made in Murano.  Regards, Alan.
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