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Offline karelm

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Signature identification help needed
« on: January 31, 2007, 10:41:51 AM »
Hi
I recently bought this mushroom on ebay.  It was described as a paperweight
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-4799

However now I am stumped by the signature:
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-4798
"Meline" is what it looks like to me.  I am sure I have seen it somewhere before.  Any ideas anybody.
Thanks for the help
KarelM
Ps: Not sure if this should have been in the general glass forum as it is not a paperweight in the traditional sense.
Karel
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Offline liberty1

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Re: Signature identification help needed
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2007, 10:56:37 AM »
Hi! Looks like Mdina to me!
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Re: Signature identification help needed
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2007, 11:37:07 AM »

It does say Mdina, Doris. Spot on.  :D
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Re: Signature identification help needed
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2007, 11:56:07 AM »
Solid Mdina - no problem  ;)
Can also add that it can be classed as a paperweight Karelm in the syle known as 'PIEDOUCHE'
Regards,  ;D
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Re: Signature identification help needed
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2007, 12:40:00 PM »
Yep defo Mdina  :)

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Re: Signature identification help needed
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2007, 12:51:25 PM »
That's also a lovely clear picture of the Mdina signature, great photo

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Re: Signature identification help needed
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2007, 03:35:09 PM »
IDIOT ;D
..and I'm going to make it worse...I thought of Mdina .... but being and IDIOT I thought of Medina and as there is no "e" or if there is there is no "d"...
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Re: Signature identification help needed
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2007, 03:50:18 PM »
I think it's the way the loop of the d is away from back makeing it look like an o -L , i have seen the signature written on some web sites as MOLINO?

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Re: Signature identification help needed
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2007, 07:26:41 PM »
Lots of eBay sellers are challenged by clearly printed labels too :)
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Re: Signature identification help needed
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2007, 08:00:29 PM »
What printed labels could be a chalenge...he said trying to divert attention from himself
The fact is I have a lovely PIEDOUCHE (thanks argonite) style weight in my collection... recon that weird word will be worth a couple of $$$ on ebay  ;D ;D ;D
PS:
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