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Help required identifying boxers autographs from the 1970's - 80's
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Hi,I have a pair of boxing gloves with 18 autographs on them from the 1970's - 80's (Mostly British boxers but also includes Muhammad Ali and some promoters) I need help identifying the remaining 7…Continue

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vicki hufstetler replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Amber? in the group Antique & Vintage Jewelry
"That is certainly a possibility. But, If your selling this piece, still I would call it or list it as "Copal Amber, Chunky Butterscotch beaded Necklace". That is usually the main info buyers want. I've sold every amber or copal…"
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Mark Wyndham-Jones replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Amber? in the group Antique & Vintage Jewelry
"Update: I just soaked a bead in acetone for a whole '6' minutes (Much longer then before) and the bead still remained hard, did not soften or become sticky. There is a point at which Copal becomes Amber as it goes through the same…"
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Mark Wyndham-Jones replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Amber? in the group Antique & Vintage Jewelry
"Hi Vicki, I did wonder if the beads might have been Copal, but when I rubbed/soaked them in acetone they remained smooth & clear. I understood that Copal becomes tacky if subject to acetone? Indy"
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vicki hufstetler replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Amber? in the group Antique & Vintage Jewelry
"HI Mark, this looks like Copal Amber to me. The light opaque color usually indicates "Copal" over the actual semi clear Amber. Copal is much younger, but is sometimes as popular or even more popular nowadays! Also - If your beads are…"
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Mark Wyndham-Jones added a discussion to the group Antique & Vintage Jewelry
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Amber?

Hi,I need a little advice as to identifying if this necklace is made of real Baltic amber.I have just brought a necklace and have ran a few tests on it to try to determine if it's Amber, Copal, plastic or something else.The tests I have done are as follows:Touch = Warm to the touch, not cold = OK Weight = Light like plastic, not glass = OK Static rub = Picks up bits of paper = OK Acetone = Rubbed with acetone, no damage to bead surface (Not sticky or anything) UV light = On order, yet to…See More
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Mark Wyndham-Jones replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Any Ideas on the Lava Cameo Bracelet in the group Antique & Vintage Jewelry
"Hi Vicki, Thanks for your comments you definitely have given me a good base on which to research more. Much appreciated, Indy"
Sep 21
vicki hufstetler replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Any Ideas on the Lava Cameo Bracelet in the group Antique & Vintage Jewelry
"Wow Mark, Cool old pieces there. I'm pretty sure what you've got here is a "Refab" or "Marriage" of old pieces. One appears to have been a locket or had a pin back at some point, while the rest here I think may have…"
Sep 21
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Any Ideas on the Lava Cameo Bracelet

Hi,Would anyone have any info on this lava cameo.It looks like brass although I have not yet acid tested it, I guess it could be gold as it does have some weight to it?What are those metal beads called?It is unmarked.Any info on where and when it was made (And if it has a particular name eg Berber) would be brilliant.Thanks,Indy…See More
Sep 21
Molly replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Tobacco Jar in the style of a Martin Brothers Grotesque (Wally) Bird in the group SELL MY ANTIQUES
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Mark Wyndham-Jones replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Help required identifying boxers autographs from the 1970's - 80's
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Help required identifying boxers autographs from the 1970's - 80's

Hi,I have a pair of boxing gloves with 18 autographs on them from the 1970's - 80's (Mostly British boxers but also includes Muhammad Ali and some promoters) I need help identifying the remaining 7 autographs.I am not looking to sell them (yet!) or for anyone to try to authenticate them, at this stage I just really want to know who they might be.Names I have already are:Muhammad AliAlan MinterBoza (Cornelius) Edwards David 'Boy' Green Jim Watt Maurice hope Al PhillipsJimmy BattenJohn L.…See More
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Tobacco Jar in the style of a Martin Brothers Grotesque (Wally) Bird

Hi peeps,I'm not sure if I am allowed to promote an item I have already listed on eBay (4 days left).eBay item No: 202221383860A TOBACCO JAR IN THE STYLE OF A MARTIN BROTHERS GROTESQUE (WALLY) BIRDIt looks to be signed W Martin (or R W Martin) on the back just below the tail.I can see no other inscription anywhere!Looks to have some age. Height 21cm x Width 10cm approx There is damage to the head, and there's a long hairline crack to the base where the piece may have originally been fixed to a…See More
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Welcome to our classifieds section, a place to offer antiques, collectibles, art for sale. Seller is responsible for payment and transactions. Post ONE ITEM at a time.See More
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Mark Wyndham-Jones replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Rowl Greenhalghs' Disney Watercolors in the group Whadja Find Today
"Lovely please keep it coming, but what I would like more than anything is written or photographic evidence that he worked for Disney. Go get it Molly :OP"
Nov 19, 2017
Mark Wyndham-Jones replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Rowl Greenhalghs' Disney Watercolors in the group Whadja Find Today
"Thanks Molly, I also understand that a Brisbane University (poss: Queensland University of Technology) included his work in one of their modules (Have contacted QUT, plus others, and am awaiting a response). I had already knew (Sorry lol)…"
Nov 19, 2017
Molly replied to Mark Wyndham-Jones's discussion Rowl Greenhalghs' Disney Watercolors in the group Whadja Find Today
"Christmas Daze. This cute little short was made for the Australian Broadcasting commission, with animation by the small Rowl Greenhalgh productions. Finding information about this small studio has been difficult, but the studio did produce…"
Nov 19, 2017

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