11-20-2013, 12:27 AM
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  • ben74
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Czech & Speake Anodised Soap Dish...

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Beautifully boxed.

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Beautifully wrapped.

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Beautiful unboxed.

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 11-20-2013, 12:31 AM
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Oxford & Cambridge...

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 11-20-2013, 12:32 AM
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  • ben74
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No. 88...

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 11-20-2013, 03:13 AM
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  • Agravic
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Simply stunning, Ben. Smile

Congratulations on getting these beauties.

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 11-20-2013, 07:10 AM
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  • Giorgio
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Wow!!! Babeando They look incredible! Congrats on the acquisition Ben, I'm sure they will be the stars among others.

I need to try No.88, as the description sounds right up my alley. If I was certain that I wouldn't get the 'burn' that I unfortunately get from most English soaps I tried, I would have to follow your lead and take the plunge on one of those works of art as well...they look beautiful Thumbsup.

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 11-20-2013, 07:39 AM
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  • TheMonk
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That black anodized dish is absolutely stunning, Ben.

I've been tempted to buy it, but it is expensive and I'm not a very big fan of the scent of C&S's #88.
That being said, it's simply the best looking soap dish I've ever laid my eyes on.

Congratulations, my friend!

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 11-20-2013, 07:59 AM
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  • beartrap
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This on probably IS the sexiest bowl of them all Heart Smile

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 11-20-2013, 08:53 AM
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Very nice! I love the soap, but cannot justify the bowl. At least I can enjoy vicariously through your wonderful pics!

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 11-20-2013, 09:11 AM
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Very nice.

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 11-20-2013, 09:45 AM
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(11-20-2013, 07:59 AM)beartrap Wrote: This on probably IS the sexiest bowl of them all Heart Smile
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I love the No.88, so blacky chic !!

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 11-20-2013, 10:59 AM
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I wish I could find the Oxford and Cambridge aluminum bowl. I love Lavender and really really like their take on it. Sadly it seems totally out of stock everywhere. If anyone has any notion of a store which still has it in stock, a PM to me would be most welcome.

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 11-20-2013, 11:40 AM
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(11-20-2013, 10:59 AM)wingdo Wrote: I wish I could find the Oxford and Cambridge aluminum bowl. I love Lavender and really really like their take on it. Sadly it seems totally out of stock everywhere. If anyone has any notion of a store which still has it in stock, a PM to me would be most welcome.

Wow, incredibly fast a member has offered to sell me his set. Is it any wonder people love the Nook so much??

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 11-20-2013, 12:04 PM
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  • bullgoose
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Rumor has it the o&c bowls have been discontinued and will be replaced with glass bowls. I have more of the no. 88 dishes on the way

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 11-20-2013, 12:34 PM
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(11-20-2013, 12:04 PM)bullgoose Wrote: Rumor has it the o&c bowls have been discontinued and will be replaced with glass bowls. I have more of the no. 88 dishes on the way

Man the new bowls better be butt ugly. I cannot imagine two bowls for the same soap in my den.

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 11-20-2013, 01:57 PM
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  • Andrew
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(11-20-2013, 12:04 PM)bullgoose Wrote: Rumor has it the o&c bowls have been discontinued and will be replaced with glass bowls. I have more of the no. 88 dishes on the way

I actually held off on ordering the O&C dish because of this rumor (or I suppose it would be a rumour). I hope the new glass dish is as stunning as the aluminum (or aluminium) one.


Andrew

Ben,

Gorgeous kit. Gorgeous photos. Thanks for sharing!



Andrew

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 11-20-2013, 02:17 PM
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Wow, I knew this would look great in someone's SOTD pics! I wish I used the soap as I would have bought them just for my pics! Biggrin
Congratulations, Ben! I can vicariously live through your pics! Biggrin

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 11-20-2013, 03:33 PM
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  • ben74
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The dishes are exceptionally pricey without doubt, however they are also quite possibly the finest finished lidded soap bowls I have ever encountered. The have a confident and sturdy feel to them that screams masculine strength, yet they are as refined as an elite gentleman and every bit as sharply dressed...

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 11-20-2013, 03:39 PM
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While the idea of a beautiful glass bowl screams luxury, I think I would hate it as it would need good cleaning after every use. The MdC glass bowl is stunning IMHO but soap scum would drive me crazy.

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 11-20-2013, 04:41 PM
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They are beautiful!

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 11-20-2013, 05:51 PM
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  • ben74
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They are much heavier than I expected...

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