durban,kzn,south africa

i love collecting bric a brac,wristwatches being my special place of interest,and i love rummaging through thrift shops,fleamarkets and garage sales,the collecting bi love collecting bric a brac,wristwatches being my special place of interest,and i love rummaging through thrift shops,fleamarkets and garage sales,the collecting bug bit me about 20 years ago,and the infection just seems to worsen with age,not that i am complaining, (Read more)


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  1. Thanks aghcollect.
  2. thanks,you have good taste VBAntiqueJewelery, lol
  3. ORIS is a well renowned swiss watch brand and have been around since the turn of the last century,your clock is from the 50 's,hence he use of bakelite.
  4. Glad you guys love it, THANKS
  5. thanks aghcollect
  6. thanks aghcollect.
  7. It looks like a piece by CAPODIMONTE,or the style in which they produce their work.
  8. The base of the canister has an italian 1 lira coin from 1939.
  9. The base of the shell casing is 7cm across and the coin is an Italian 10 lira dated 1927.
  10. Thanks to all that viewed this item and LOVED it.
  11. Thanks aghcollect,I would really like to know what the insignia means,but one fact for sure,YOU DO HAVE AN EYE FOR GOOD THINGS,LOL
  12. Thanks to all that look at my posts and love it,I truly am thankful,thanks again folks.
  13. Thanks for your input TinaL,and to all the others that did as well.
  14. Thanks for the comment,I wish I knew who made them,as they look like quality pieces,one more puzzle to my life,lol
  15. Happy festive season SEAN68,Flattery would get you everywhere,lol
  16. Thanks vetraio50, same goes to you and a prosperous new year.
  17. Thanks kerry10456,and the same to you and yours.
  18. Thanks to all that love this piece.
  19. capodimonte comes to mind.
  20. Thanks MisterEsoteric. I appreciate your eye for the finer things,lol
  21. thanks SEAN68
  22. And indeed it does,sweeps rather than ticks.
  23. keeps fantastic time
  24. will get pics of movt early next week and post
  25. its a wine dispenser,or a drink called SHERBET,mostly flavoured with rose water.
  26. thanks SEAN68
  27. I had the band removed this morning and the model is 1014,that should date it to 1971 to 1983,i would still like clarity on that date,so,keep the info flowing folks,as always,i am highly appreciative ...
  28. thanks to all the people who loved this item,please take this as a personal thank you to each and every one who loved it.
  29. thanks to all that LOVED my watch,
  30. thanks george;i an aware of the numbers between the lugs,i will try and have the band removed and post the numbers,thanks again for info.
  31. hi solver,definetly not soap stone,i live in africa,see plenty of soap stone,this piece is quiet hard.
  32. thank you aghcollect thank you fortapache thank you Manikin
  33. thanks pops52
  34. thanks SEAN68 thanks vetraio50
  35. thanks SEAN68
  36. no,will try taking new pics and posting.
  37. $20 not 420
  38. i went to an annual house and garden exhibition over this weekend,in my home city of durban,south africa,saw an exhibition by a local auction house,pokek around at the different pieces,saw they had lo...
  39. thanks racer4four,glad you love it.
  40. thanks for the effort AmourLaCour,i am afraid ,NON of them are marked as SWANK,thanks for the input.
  41. hahahaha,i must admit,i love your story much more than these dolls,thank you for sharing that.
  42. thanks to all who viewed and liked this item.
  43. thanks for the comment folks
  45. thanks,glad you like it.
  46. are there any visible marks on the base,either impressed or printed ?
  47. thanks for the info,much appreciated.
  48. thanks for the comment
  49. thanks,i was chuffed when i found it,thanks for your comment.
  50. i apologise for the picture quality,i re took and these are the results.
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