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« Reply #20 on: June 18, 2017, 07:31:04 pm »

Steven lives in Plano, TX, and is a father of two.
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY, STEVEN!
And any other fathers out there.
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Thanks Joey! Smiley

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« Reply #21 on: June 18, 2017, 07:35:02 pm »

There are so many factors to be considered in order to  judge a snuff bottle, if one or two factors are right doesn't make the bottle right.

Dear Steven,

I agree. And when most factors are right then the overall look would likely be right too.

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« Reply #22 on: June 18, 2017, 08:07:56 pm »

Dear Samson,

     And when most DON'T look right, the opposite is the case.
Joey


There are so many factors to be considered in order to  judge a snuff bottle, if one or two factors are right doesn't make the bottle right.

Dear Steven,

I agree. And when most factors are right then the overall look would likely be right too.

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« Reply #23 on: June 19, 2017, 12:09:17 am »



Steven,

I guess I'll direct it to you, since you've mentioned a familiarity with modern craftsmen.
How are modern bottles being produced today?  Are CNC's used?  Are 3D lasers used to measure and transfer information from older bottles?  Then fine details finished by craftsmen? 

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Rube.




Dear Rube,

Sorry that I missed your post at first place,  but I will try to answer your questions as I can.

The bottles are still made by craftman one by one, hand by hand, from the material choosing, cutting, shaping, hollowing, polishing..etc, every single process are still done by the hands, but the machines being used today are much faster than old manual one.    there is no CNC, and 3d laser involved so far as I know.

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« Reply #24 on: June 19, 2017, 02:56:02 am »

Steven,

Thanks for your response.  It's nice to know that they're still being made largely by hand.
I like the modern bottles that you posted.

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« Reply #25 on: June 19, 2017, 05:10:11 am »

Here is one of my 'monkey face' bat bottles in rock crystal.  Silver spoon, 6cm tall. 


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« Reply #26 on: June 19, 2017, 10:27:40 pm »

Lovely bat bottle Pat! Congratulations to you and Pin!
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« Reply #27 on: June 19, 2017, 10:43:33 pm »

Thanks Cathy ! 

By the way, although my 'love' is MPIP, I am one of the people here who doesn't care so much about the age or utility of a bottle, and can and do appreciate younger, newer, beautiful and artful bottles.  Some of us here are similar in that respect, and then we have the more 'purist' collectors, who prefer the original 'made for snuffing', old, provenance etc... . which is also fine, just a different slant based on the beauty and variety of snuff bottles, whether new, young, or old, or antique...

Don't get discouraged, or take things too personal.   You have come a long way in the short time you are collecting!  You have acquired some bottles that I and others really admire (and covet. haha). But if we all liked the same things, the world would be a boring place, right?
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