Sunday, 6 May 2012

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This was the stick I would happily have parted with £300 for, but in the event, it sold for almost £1000.

BASTARD!

Oh well, at least I have another post out of it, bringing the celebrations that closer to you.

(English, ribbed stem brass candlestick from between 1650 and 1680)

14 comments:

  1. ... and I do SO like taking John's mind off things...

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  2. And it was damaged - there should be a collar at the top, and there isn't. And there is a break to the base.... (sob).

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  3. But you still wanted it...oh well, maybe an undamaged one will crop up and you will buy it for peanuts. xx

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  4. Nearly a thousand quid for damaged goods? Unbelieveable.

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    1. I sold a similar one with similar damage to an American for £650 a while ago, and I regretted that too.

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  5. When I did 'Furniture Removals' as a student holiday job, it's what we referred to as a 'blunt object'.

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  6. and here's to the next 1000 such candlestick "lifestyle" posts.. I look forward to them with great anticipation
    x

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    1. I only do them for you, John. I can't stand the things actually.

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  7. You must rapidly be becoming known as 'the candlestick man.'

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    1. Amongst other things - like the title of this post.

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