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  1. charlie cheswick liked Houseful's post in the thread Finds Thread.

    From the rummage, a leather covered antique cash box, minus the key. Victorian or Edwardian. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  2. charlie cheswick liked Debora's post in the thread Finds Thread.

    I don't see an L. A G perhaps. Debora

    Feb 17, 2020 at 10:42 AM
  3. charlie cheswick liked Debora's post in the thread Finds Thread.

    Well, go back to that list of Cornish artists and see if you can find an initial match. Meant something to someone or still wouldn't be...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 10:41 AM
  4. charlie cheswick liked Sdcookie2's post in the thread Anyone knowledgeable on old turquoise?.

    Any information would be helpful, looks really cool, nugget size about a small marble, 30" long. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  5. charlie cheswick attached a file to the thread Finds Thread.

    Yeah the frame was just something i had knocking about, so might be better to find an earlier frame i think i see A L [ATTACH]

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  6. charlie cheswick liked Debora's post in the thread Finds Thread.

    Not all those small Devon villages had a post office. Sender could have lived in environs of Churston Ferrers. And could well have...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 10:18 AM
  7. charlie cheswick liked Ownedbybear's post in the thread Finds Thread.

    I'd agree on it being painted by the sender. Watercolour was a mandatory skill for middle and upper class girls of decent family.

    Feb 17, 2020 at 8:25 AM
  8. charlie cheswick liked daveydempsey's post in the thread Ship compass?.

    It was mounted in a binnacle and the direc tion was illuminated through the slots. Here's one similar. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] There are...

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  9. charlie cheswick liked komokwa's post in the thread Ship compass?.

    how can you tell where it's pointing to?????

    Feb 17, 2020 at 6:31 AM
  10. charlie cheswick attached a file to the thread Finds Thread.

    i suppose the post mark could be the place where it was painted as well, didnt think of that ! Churston Ferrers i think [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  11. charlie cheswick replied to the thread Finds Thread.

    brilliant info deb thanks, very interesting the post mark on the stamp is 1910, so all seems to fit in

    Feb 17, 2020 at 4:59 AM
  12. charlie cheswick liked Debora's post in the thread Finds Thread.

    I would think painted by the sender. What year is "back then?" According to this, Miss Fitzherbert was an artist. Not unlikely that...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 4:55 AM
  13. charlie cheswick attached a file to the thread Finds Thread.

    thought this was quite sweet for a pound, not exactly fine art but like the idea of it were these hand painted postcards quite...

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  14. charlie cheswick liked Pat P's post in the thread what king of print is this.

    Another terminology difference in the U.S.... here it's call "India ink." It's a very black medium that coats a surface very well. When...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 7:05 AM