"I saw her search and it looks similar. But that doesn't mean it actually IS an ANCIENT Ethiopian Processional Cross as Holly suggested - just that it LOOKS like one. It may well be from Africa (one of the areas I listed) - but without a lot…"
"In some parts of the world hand-made is still very much being done (think central and south america, parts of asia and middle-east, africa, etc.), so that is not a reliable way to date an item, unless you know where it came from (e.g. if it was…"
"Ryan, I've had a thought, if you can provide an extreme closeup photo, I may be able to see what style of print was used to create the label. This may tell you if the label is a modern day vintage replica, something akin to a short print…"
"None of us speaks The Queens English . To state someone should write something in proper English would require schooling in England. None of us in America use English grammar in correct form.
Just these few thing support the issue…"
"I do not wish this to descend into a debate of how things here should or should not be, this is not the right group for these posts.
Therefore my last comment on this here will be that I agree that if the request were being presented to a company or…"
"hey carol its hard to tell from just one picture. The first thing that comes to mind is bohemian as I have a blue decanter with shot glasses that kinda look like this. if you do a search from bohemian glass you may be able to locate it from…"
"Betty, this is the internet, more than that, it is a forum. Punctuation may not be as important here as it is to simply get your message across. Although I do tend to use punctuation whenever I write, it certainly is not something to…"
I am a 35 year old avid antiques collector with a main focus on numismatic coins. but love any and everything collectable from ancient to modern I love being able to see what people who don't collect can't see. I would like to believe that profitable gain is my main motive for collecting yet it would seem that everything that I've ever owned that was rare and or valuable I still have ;))
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I really have a passion for coins and gems mint states coins ecspecially the really old ones aww me to no end as do the large investment pieces of black opal from Lightning Ridge Australia
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