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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

I Guess Life Ain't SO Bad. I Did Manage To Rake In Some More Russel Wright Iroquois Recently. Status: I Know...Like I NEED More Russel Wright.

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I hope nobody thought I was pissing and moaning about my weekend the last couple of days.  I had a great weekend.  Well, I napped through a lot of it, but hanging out Saturday morning with like minded crazies was pretty fun and I made some new and interesting acquaintances.

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I had picked up one of the Blue Iroquois Dinner Plates at that roadside flea market we stopped at on

vacation. Then a few weeks ago I found three more at the Big Bend Antique Gallery for a very

reasonable price. Theeeennnnn I found a few more tea cups (already had a few) at the Treasure

Aisle Antique Mall
next door! Sweet.

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Then...I found a White Creamer and another great piece of that Starburty Glassbake at the South

County Antique Mall
. I thought I needed the creamer but when I got home and paired it up with the

Brown Sugar Bowl I remembered it was cracked. Oops. Dang...now I need to find another Sugar

Bowl!

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I completely forgot that I bought this beautiful Chartreuse Nesting Salt And Pepper set at the estate

sale a few weeks ago that had that strange gondola style sofa
. They are in nearly perfect condition!

The only flaw is that the other cork is broken off inside the body of the other shaker. $4 well spent.

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I also already had the saucers. I got TONS of saucers. Saucers were the first pieces of Russel

Wright I ever bought. Now I've got a couple dozen loose ones. Pink, blue, nutmeg...all kinds of

colors. Told ya I was gonna get me a good collection of Russel Wright Iroquois Casual going!

3 comments:

  1. If I had room to store it, I'd have a full set in every color. I love the stuff that much! As it is, I have a china cabinet full, plus a complete service for 8 in both avocado yellow and ripe apricot that I use everyday. It's the most durable china I've ever owned.

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  2. How could you NOT buy more when there is more to be bought? You had to do it.

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  3. Dana - I know exactly what you mean. I need like four bib china cab!

    DHH - Well, except for that small random set that was at the estate sale a few weeks ago, thankfully the Iroquois a
    I've found has been pretty cheap...so, yeah! Exactly!

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