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    Posted 10 years ago

    Hansel
    (31 items)

    all of my posts are things from heritage. None is or will be for sale.
    I just want to share it because of the nice responses from the nice people here!!!

    This is a box made of probably turtle shell. it is 60.0 grams and the booklet is 5.9 grams. In dutch. It is very beautifull. It is in dutch. The cover says:
    Janke W de Vries 1853 (old relative of mine)

    Addtitional info welcome, always.

    Thanks.

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    Comments

    1. Hansel Hansel, 10 years ago
      Beauty isnt she?!
      Thank you Bellin.
      After the respones I decided to post these things also.

      for the rest busy with the clock.

      Any tips on how to convince the big 2 auctioneers its is real?
      Jewellers and Old print sellers an antque specialsits love it.

      But no one from a distance believes me. It needs to be valued and insured.
      (those are the most suiteable parties) I have a clock, alot of gold AND engravings from Smith.. No one can believe, and I understand that.
    2. Hansel Hansel, 10 years ago
      Thank you man, I will browsing your items soon!

      The people from this show cotnacted me, 2 experts..
      The invited me for national tv haha
      http://cultuurgids.avro.nl/front/indextkk.html

      I really appreciate your help and comments :)
    3. Hansel Hansel, 10 years ago
      Thanks, I feel very welcome here.
      And in time I will expand my shared collection.

      Take care!

      :D
    4. Hansel Hansel, 10 years ago
      PS you have another follower lol
    5. Hansel Hansel, 10 years ago
      hehe, newbee needs some profiling :p

      Gotta go. ttyl
    6. AmberRose AmberRose, 10 years ago
      This is really cool Hansel. Did you do the TV show?
    7. Hansel Hansel, 10 years ago
      Hi Amber,

      Well, I want the cock specialsit to have a look on my clock.
      Also for valuation, p;lus it is an astonishing piece of history.
      (Old, gold, engravings, made in London for dutch market)

      They are afctually trying to convince me to be in the show.

      I am more busy to find someone who believes it also..
      The auctioneers laugh at me.. I dont even want them to see it anymore!!

      The tv show is 5th september. They may show it and give their opinions.
      But I dont want my face on national television ;)
    8. ulfsurfer, 10 years ago
      So if I understand this correctly; is the book itself unbound (just in wraps) and placed in a custom made turtle shell box? Is there any publisher info written/printed anywhere? Any evidence the box might be the same age as the book?
    9. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 10 years ago
      Magnificent!

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