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#1 Songcatcher

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 06:16 PM

On ebay.

Ouraline absinthe topette, supposedly. So, is it? Looks kinda... off.

 

 

http://www.ebay.com/...a22#ht_24wt_884

 

 


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#2 Absomphe

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 07:11 PM

Agreed.

 

Should be more yellow-green, methinks.


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#3 Songcatcher

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 09:12 AM

Not only does it not look like ouraline, but it looks more like a vase. Notice the doses do not appear to be graduated. And if it were an actual topette why mark the bottom with a sharpie?

The room it smelled heavy of drinkin',  

and the sad silent song, made the hour twice as long,

as I waited for that sun to go sinkin'.


#4 Jack Griffin

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 10:53 AM

It's a bottle used for olive oil, most typically.  These are very commonly confused/sold as topettes.  The chambers would need to get taller as they decrease in diameter, in order to maintain their volume.  Ouraline from France is usually a bit more yellow-green, it's true, but it can come in several variations of green; it's very likely uranium glass. Often, photos don't show the colors at their truest.  Nonetheless, it's no topette!  If you're into olive oil cruets and bottles, that's different!


Edited by Scott M., 04 May 2013 - 10:54 AM.


#5 Songcatcher

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 05:22 AM

I sent a message to the seller stating my concerns but they seem pretty adamant that it is what they claim it to be. I don't believe the seller is trying to con anyone, but are as you said Scott, 'confused' about its authenticity.

The room it smelled heavy of drinkin',  

and the sad silent song, made the hour twice as long,

as I waited for that sun to go sinkin'.


#6 thegreenimp

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 05:36 PM

Hopefully they like expensive recently made olive oil dispensers...


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