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Wandlessfairy's loves381 of 1563Bronze Scottish (Scottie) TerrierThe General Oglethorpe Hotel 1920's/1930s Scammell's Lamberton China 10.75"
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    Posted 4 years ago

    jscott0363
    (520 items)

    Hello CW friends!!

    These are my Scottish Terrier (Fala) doorstops, or some may refer to these as bookends. They can bee used for either purpose though. These are believed to be from the 1940's.

    The Fala name comes from when Franklin D. Roosevelt was president of the United States, he had a Scottish Terrier named Fala that he was very fond of. Some say that these were made in honor of Fala. But, I'm really not sure about that at all.

    They're made of cast iron and their original paint has a very interesting texture, somewhat swirled appearance.

    These guys measure 5 1/2" tall and 5 1/2" wide. They weigh approximately one pound each.

    Thanks for stopping in for a look!!

    Scott

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    Comments

    1. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Very cute Scott, I love Scotties, great dogs
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Jean,
      Thank you so very much!! I too love Scottie dogs and have only a few in my collection.
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks Gary!! That looks like a great book!!!
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Ken,
      Thanks very much!! I love their look as well.
    5. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thank you all for the loves, comments and for stopping by!
      Jean
      Gary
      aura
      Roddy
      Ken
      and
      Roy
    6. inky inky, 4 years ago
      Very cute...would have had to have got these if I had seen them too!..:-)
    7. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      Aww Scott.....wonderful!!
    8. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much Thomas!!
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks Penny!!
      Evidently, these have spent their entire life indoors. I rarely see these in such wonderful condition.
    10. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks Judy!!
      I love the dogs as much as I do the rabbits and hares. I'll have to post my life size bronze Scottie dog soon.
    11. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thank you all for the loves, comments and for stopping by!
      Thomas
      Penny
      Rob
      Judy
      fortapache
      Phil
      and
      Mike
    12. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Awww! These are so cute!
    13. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Than you Kyra!!!!
    14. Wandlessfairy Wandlessfairy, 4 years ago
      I had a Scottie dog called Angus when I was younger. Fabulous dog and great doorstops.
    15. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thank you WF!!
    16. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks very much for the loves, comments and for stopping by
      Kyra
      Wandlessfairy
      and
      Vintagefran
    17. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 4 years ago
      What little cuties! I remember reading about FDR's doggies. John Kennedy was also fond of dogs. Bill Clinton had Buddy, a chocolate lab as I recall. I don't trust people that don't like dogs. I've never owned one myself, always cats, but love on other people's doggies. Thanks for sharing! :)
    18. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks Katherine!!!
    19. jscott0363 jscott0363, 9 months ago
      Thank you Jenni for the love and for stopping in!!

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