03-02-2015, 02:47 AM
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  • Shaun
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  • St Peters, NSW, Australia
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This is a beautiful bone-handled brush I picked up cheaply at the Maitland Fair last Sunday. The bone (oxbone, probably) is in very good condition, and the lamp black is strong. The boar has seen better days, of course, so it'll be something to look at rather than use. The  lathing is just superb; it has a unique 'lighthouse' shape and is quite weighty. It dates from 1932. I think it may be a Hindes brush. Little information is available, but Hindes was a brush making company which apparently made superb dog brushes until more recent times. Enjoy the pictures, chaps.

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 03-02-2015, 07:56 AM
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Great find, I really like the shape.

Dog brushes? Like a shaving brush made with dog hair or a brush to brush a dog with?

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 03-02-2015, 08:42 AM
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  • blzrfn
  • Butterscotch Bandit
  • Vancouver USA
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Another beautiful brush Shaun, thanks for sharing!  Cool

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 03-02-2015, 12:32 PM
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  • refles
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  • New York
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Amazing character is exuded by the handle! Wonderful find as always.. must plan a vacation to NSW when the wife asks where we want to go next Wink 

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 03-09-2015, 04:36 AM
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  • mark1966
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  • Canberra [the capital city of] Australia
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re-knot and it would be fantastic Smile

Nice pick up mate!

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