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NOV 2017

 

The last meeting before our Alton show. Everything is ready for the off. Just want good weather and plenty of visitors.

First up on finds table is Steves collection of ointment pots, 2 Holloways, 2 Poor Man's Friends and 1 Natures Herbal. He bought these at a local auction complete with the solid brass Teachers Highland Cream Whisky tray. Dave bought this cracking water filter at a car boot sale - N JACOBS & CO, LATE J H GRAHAM & CO, ST MARY AXE, LONDON EC. Interesting writing on the pictorial crest - ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL. JACOB AT THE WELL,

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OINTMENTS FILTER
BOVRILS HARRIS TIN

John brought along a couple Bovril cups. The earlier white one has Empire Works on base and the brown one fron the 1960's is Lord Nelson Pottery. He also brought along the unusual tin HARRISS''S ANTISEPTIC MOTORISTS SOAP. Probably a forernner of Swarfega. He found it in the sales area of his local household tip. Micky was over the moon with his Ebay tea kettle ink, didn't come cheap but another addition to his ink collection.

Mick acquired the 3 clay pipe bowls, thought to be of Queen Alexandra, Lord Kitchener and Disraeli.

PIPES TEA KETTLEBUTTERCROCK
DOMINOESGINGER TINCOMP 1    

 

The evenings competition was for 3 miniature bottles

1st  Micky

2nd=  Richard

2nd= Steve

Runners up Mick and Steve

COMP 2A COMP 2B

 

 

COMP 3 COMP 4

The next club meeting Dec 13th. Social evening and connoisseurs raffle.

Competition 1 Miniature flagon.

   

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