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Post  casee Tue 17 Aug - 9:35

Just a query to see if any of your members would know why my crown lynn swan, has a crown stamp with the star under, but I can not find a number on it and was unsure as to why it did not have one, are they all normally stamped with one. Its a lovely creamy colour. Thank you for your help.


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Post  mrnarna Tue 17 Aug - 15:12

hi casee and welcome

Ev has posted a topic here about the numbers
and their relevance http://newzealandpottery.forumotion.net/crown-lynn-swans-f22/crown-lynn-swan-numbers-t1004.htm
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Post  HeatherT Tue 17 Aug - 23:19

I think there were gremlins at work at Crown Lynn omitting numbers just for fun to confuse future collectors!!

I am not aware of the white being rarer than the cream but it is always nice to see a perfect white swan - and they do seem to sell well.
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Post  casee Thu 19 Aug - 22:56

Thanks for your reply, have now found the number 170, I could not see it in the daylight but picked it up from a light reflection at night. Cheers

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Post  kbchez Mon 6 Jun - 18:22

need help in pricing my crown lynn swan.its dark grey perfect condition with the numbers 2066 stamped on the bottom.. i am selling it on trade me thanks

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Post  TonyK Mon 6 Jun - 19:51

Welcome - we're a non-commercial forum and don't do valuations. I'd recommend you either check TradeMe expired listings:
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/AdvancedSearch.aspx?advanced=true&empty=true&mcat=&searchstring=&searchregion=

or ask a question on theTradeMe Collectors Forum: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Community/MessageBoard/Threads.aspx?topic=16

Good luck with your sale.

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Post  Ev Tue 7 Jun - 8:37

Welcome to the site kbchez Very Happy
I saw your thread in the Collectors Forum and checked out your unusual swan.
Could the numbers be 2065?
Is this a little swan? If so it is extremely unusual in that colour!
I've never seen that dark grey colour before .... only black-black.
Good luck with your auction .... yes I am watching it Very Happy
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Post  Ev Tue 7 Jun - 10:54

Our Swanologist HeatherT has confirmed that the 2066 swan is the large swan.
So I will update the swan numbers topic.
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Post  Ev Tue 7 Jun - 13:02

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=381979016
kbchez's swan auction

If the black glaze that was used was too thin it would fire a similar colour to your swan.
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Post  DaSiEm Mon 13 Jun - 13:37

Great result on your auction kbchez! Well done.
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Post  kbchez Mon 13 Jun - 13:45

thank you my husband and i where really pleased

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Post  Ev Mon 13 Jun - 17:46

I see that our Swanologist has added your swan to her collection Cool
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Post  HeatherT Sun 26 Jun - 21:31

Yes, I was very pleased to own it! Will post pics of my latest three very soon!! Very Happy
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Post  Ev Mon 27 Jun - 18:40

Look forward to your latest pics Heather .... I've watched you win them Wink
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Post  HeatherT Wed 29 Jun - 19:01

So - the latest additions to the swan collection....


Crown Lynn swan numbers query. Swansm15

Crown Lynn swan numbers query. Swansm12

Crown Lynn swan numbers query. Swansm13

Crown Lynn swan numbers query. Swansm14

Very Happy
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Post  TonyK Thu 30 Jun - 8:58

Wow! That black one is stunning Heather. cheers
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Post  Ev Thu 30 Jun - 15:00

The swans look fabulous in the Swan Gallery Heather cheers
The 2066 is a first!!!
It looks like a navy blue colour in your photo Heather ....?
Though black glaze does have cobalt in it ... the lighting perhaps?
It did look grey in the auction pics.
The turquoise glaze is absolutely magnificent Cool
That is the first yellow swan that I think I've ever seen :loveit:
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Post  HeatherT Fri 1 Jul - 8:17

I will take a photo of it over the weekend next to one of my black swans..that should show the colour contrast. It seems grey to me - and bearing in mind the 80s were all about pink and grey decor maybe thats where it came from?
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Post  catscradle85 Tue 21 Aug - 10:44

hi, was wondering if there are any cl white swans with no number and no markings? sorry if it's been answered before, am new here.

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Post  Ev Tue 21 Aug - 11:26

Welcome the Forum catscradle85 Smile
Sometimes the numbers on the base can be very difficult to see as the glaze covers them. Try twisting and turning it in different light and you may catch sight of a number.
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Post  catscradle85 Tue 21 Aug - 12:10

hi, thanks for replying. have had a close look with a jewellers loupe, but nothing on the base. would there be a mark or stamp anywhere else on the swan?

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Post  Ev Tue 21 Aug - 16:43

The number would be stamped on the base.
If you read back on the first page of this topic you will see that HeatherT made a mention about un-numbered swans.
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