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#1 ilovesharinfoo

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 06:48 PM

My wife in particular has been after one of these since since she first laid eyes upon one. With the help of a very good friend, we were finally able to acquire one of the proper vintage (ca 1880-1900). It is in impeccable condition and is the absolute neatest thing I have ever seen, I think. I never realized quite how tall they were until it was in my case either. I need to rinse it out and put it to use one night soon. The hole in the beak is about the size of a Q-tip's shaft, maybe a hair bigger. It should make for a very nice drip. 

 

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#2 Gwydion Stone

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 08:47 PM

Sweet. That's always been my favorite design as well.  Probably because it reminds me so much of Arthur Rackham's work, of which I've always been a fan.

 

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#3 absinthion

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 06:27 AM

The marabou looks great! The hole in the beak is maybe even smaller than the mouth of the Fée Verte pitcher.


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#4 Derrick

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 07:12 AM

Nice find!


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Posted 07 August 2013 - 07:37 AM

Nice! I'm happy for you on your unique purchase. I bet you feel no egrets about it!

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 08:37 AM

Lovely pitcher, and in such wonderful condition!

Nice! I'm happy for you on your unique purchase. I bet you feel no egrets about it!

You'd better duck after a remark like that.
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#7 Brian Robinson

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 10:39 AM

People will be flocking to this thread if you keep up the puns.


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#8 TheLoucheyMonster!

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 12:06 PM

Nice pitcher! :thumbup:

 

Very much something to crow about.



#9 Jack Griffin

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 12:56 PM

Congrats!  It's really nice.  In fact, the nicest example I've seen posted heron the WS.



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Posted 07 August 2013 - 01:53 PM

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#11 Brian Robinson

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 06:27 PM

Waddle you talking about?
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#12 Joe Legate

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 04:17 AM

That's just fpb grousing.

Beautiful pitcher!  You should be as proud as a peacock.




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