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Double Cork / Yay or Nay

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« on: January 23, 2022, 11:41:28 pm »

Thanks Charll. Glad the longer cork looks ok for you.

I always want to add a spoon to IP's. Some collectors like to, and others do not.

The debate always seems to come down to each collectors liking and or beliefs. There are many members on the forum who are against it. They have fears of damaging the interior painting and others like myself don't get that perspective believing they absolutely need a spoon. Just like all bottles, porcelain, stone and others.

Back in the day when snuff taking was a daily ritual, these inside painted bottles all had spoons.

For me, dressing them up again is sort of like bringing them back to their old original glory 🙂

Yes, I have a source Charll and am patiently waiting until February 1'st when I will be ready to share that source with others. It is a project I have been working on and preparing for with another member here over the past couple of months. I am excited to finally be able and share Smiley
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