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Hi Kevin,
Not really surprised - my gut feeling was telling me the same , but of course I had to be sure !
If you can find the thread it would be great.
Many thanks  :)

Scott


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Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic, Austria / Moser Decanter
« Last post by Jay on Today at 07:32:37 PM »
The current (clear) version seems to be called 'Boss',
but what is the name/number/date for this rosaline version with oval lens cuts?
It has a Moser mark on the base.
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Glass / Re: Georgian dated rummer 1801
« Last post by KevinH on Today at 06:38:51 PM »
I once thought of "old" drinking glasses as being an interesting area to start a "proper" collection.

I went to a few auctions where a variety of glasses etc. were on offer - and I found it very difficult to know why some items cost so much more than others. I bought a copy of Bickerton's reference book - and began to realise how complex it might be to make a decent collection!

I eventually settled with paperweights! :)

I can offer nothing more than those brief comments.
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Dear Toby,

thank you for posting those images. This is a rare weight, English and novel to our eyes. Cool.

Andrew
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Sowerby Pressed Glass Colours 1875-1885
« Last post by Paul S. on Today at 06:31:05 PM »
thanks for the offer of help Mike - will come back on that if I can remember exactly what it was that had sparked my interest originally  - I think it was something that had been on the Board here, but now unsure.
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I am reasonably sure these are Chinese. I think they were discussed here some time ago. I will see if I can find the thread(s).
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Glass / Re: Blue Heat Sensitive Glass Vase
« Last post by Gowdod on Today at 06:28:52 PM »
Dear John,

thank you. Feedback elsewhere has pointed to Kralik, possibly 30's to 50's. More art deco than Jugendstil. Not definitive but honing it down.

Andrew
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If it's the same as you find on some bisque head dolls' don't ask why I know this  ::) it means registered, it's from the word deponiert I believe.
Perhaps déposer (to file a patent)?  That would work, but seems odd the body would note it's registered in France/Belgium, while the seal usually says "D.R.P / 41773" -- D.R.P. is Deutsches Reichspatent, non?

An online search for "DEP FRANCE" turns up almost no likely hits; also seems odd that this would not be a more common embossing on patented glassware, if that's what it means.
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Help to identify please. ID = Peter Layton
« Last post by Gowdod on Today at 06:25:57 PM »
Phil,

now  that's what we can all call a real Smasher. :-) ......     Andrew
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