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    Posted 7 years ago

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    This was an incredible Christmas gift from my collector friend. I have always wanted to add a large Loetz Elephant to my smaller opalescent elephant. I am blessed to be able to say he is in mint condition and has wonderful red eyes and white tusks! Very blessed to be able to add this rare Loetz Figural elephant to my humble collection. This posting is my 600th posting on CW!
    Special thanks to Brian, for letting go of such a beauty. Very much appreciated :) Also for another friend for finding this piece and saying to me to go for it!!!

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Fabulous piece MOON !!!!!
      Happy 600th TOOO !!!
    2. antiquerose antiquerose, 7 years ago
      Happy 600th Post to you!!

      Something Special for Superb 600 posts:,xcitefun-sun20congrats-1.gif
    3. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 7 years ago
      You've been busy :)
    4. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 7 years ago
      Beautiful... Happy New Year Moon.
    5. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Kevin, many thanks for loving and wonderful comment :)
    6. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Best of wishes for your New Year! May the New Year bring you joy and CONTINUED acquisition of great glass.

      From what you have posted here, 2014 is going to be a hard year to top!

    7. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Congratulations on the 600th! He's really a great gift. Darn I didn't get to look at your book....Happy New Year!
    8. Zowie Zowie, 7 years ago
      Hi Lee what a beauty I have some Elephants but nothing like this my mouth just dropped open no kidding. I'm hope your Christmas was great & you have a safe New Year may only good things happen for you in 2015.
    9. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      You are a star Lee! Such great collections and I always welcome your quality posts.

      This elephant is fantastic - in my Loetz ignorance I never even knew they did animals, but of course they did it with their usual skill and beauty.
    10. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 7 years ago
      Very beautiful, love it!
    11. ozmarty ozmarty, 7 years ago
      Wow I did not see the size before what a massive Pachyderm !!
      Racer 4four here is a poor video I did at Passau Museum of the Loetz Animals
      All the best for 2015 ...
    12. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Thanks Marty! Wow.
    13. ozmarty ozmarty, 7 years ago
      I was so excited to be there that i rushed and did not get good pix with my crappy cheap camera .
      Passau is a must !
    14. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Antiquerose, many thanks for the loving and attention. This acquisition was a large hurdle for me?
    15. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Warren, not as busy as I would like :))
    16. Project_Harrach Project_Harrach, 7 years ago
      Lee looks like the elephant found a good home! Looks great, Happy New Years!
    17. inky inky, 7 years ago
      I would so love to come across one of these...Lovely Lee...:-)
    18. Trey Trey, 7 years ago
      Wow you should get a plaque or trophy, 600!!!!!! Well here's to 600 more happy hunting:)
    19. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Scottvez, this will be hard to top. But I am searching for another cool piece!
    20. Zowie Zowie, 7 years ago
      It would be hard to top Lee but the other day I seen a small jade elephant I have my eye on for when I can afford it & hope it will still be there as I have a small collection myself but not in the same class as yours

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