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Posted 10 months ago

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Cs1986
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Hi not sure what this is or if it has any value I'm not sure what its made of it has three foo dog heads on and an emporar

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  1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 10 months ago
    I can tell you what it is. I have the same thing. They were sold in Army PX stores during the 70's and were mass produced. I bought mine in Germany for around $20. Mine is on a shelf as a keepsake because they are worth very little. I believe you will find it is made of alabaster. I also have a couple of Buddha's that were made during the same era. I bought them thinking they would increase in value. They are actually worth less today.
  2. Cs1986, 10 months ago
    Thank you very much for your information very helpfull is yours also carved inside many thanks Claire x
  3. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 10 months ago
    No, I didn't carve mine as you call it. That isn't actually carved, it is done with a dremel type tool. I had designs that were like a stencil you could stick to the bottom and the ink would transfer so you could rout it out if you wanted to. I never did it and over the years lost the transfer sheets. They were like a stick on tatoo.
  4. Cs1986, 10 months ago
    Thank you for your help x

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