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Sat Dec 02, 2023 2:28 pm
It would have been more, but my back could not do them. And these are NOT the final items. They need some sanding and polishing and some need strings attached.

Very small

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Sat Dec 02, 2023 4:28 pm
I love the birds and the snowflake star @AceBullion . Is that feather the one your son made?

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Sat Dec 02, 2023 5:20 pm
The Cat's Mother wrote:I love the birds and the snowflake star  @AceBullion . Is that feather the one your son made?


It is a replica of what he made. Ie cast of.
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Sat Dec 02, 2023 5:29 pm
AceBullion wrote:
The Cat's Mother wrote:I love the birds and the snowflake star  @AceBullion . Is that feather the one your son made?


It is a replica of what he made. Ie cast of.
Very nice indeed.

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Sat Dec 02, 2023 7:20 pm
Looking great they have came out well

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Sat Dec 02, 2023 7:28 pm
Thay are not finished yet. So wait.

Needs at least a hour a piece on them.

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Sat Dec 02, 2023 7:39 pm
I like the $crooge McDuck action Jon. Are you going to apply gold to the base?😀

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Sat Dec 02, 2023 9:57 pm
Periodic Table wrote:I like the $crooge McDuck action Jon. Are you going to apply gold to the base?😀

I am not sure yet. I was going to Gold plate them. or Enamel them.

I did have plans to do some with toning and other bits.. just to bring out the details. The cane is less than a clickable pencil thin.... i.e. the lead.

It is really really fragile and the legs are in a cone shape so less than a hair is touching.. but the whole thing is secure. And once cleaned up the details will pop .

I might have to send one or two off to get some GOOD photos done.

FYI they don't weight much. NOTHING here and I mean NOTHING is over a oz !!!!!

Yep most are 1/2 oz and 3/4oz. the stars ( 4 ) are the ones closest to a troy oz.

The feather is Grams! I have to pick off the little balls that bubbled on the surface.... easy job but time consuming and then polish it. And you can clearly see where I have not sanded or started standing off the sprue areas on some spots...



Assay more important for now. Then I can focus on who wants anything before Xmas and not worry about spreading myself thin.

No item will be more than £45 plus postage as far as I am concerned. Despite the hours and days/ weeks to make these. and materials.
So it is not a get rich thing either. I refuse to over charge. Speaking of which I might lower some of my prices on the Simpsons on my website.. I know I was taking the micky a bit..... but I just was attached. I must let that go.

If anyone thinks something is OVER priced... PM me... I don't want to know about fake auctions... i.e. FB pages sold this 2 years ago.. I would like honest and up to date proof.

Thank you.

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Sun Dec 03, 2023 10:14 pm
For giggles I had to share this.

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Sun Dec 03, 2023 10:32 pm
AceBullion wrote:For giggles I had to share this.

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Reminds me of The Incredible Mr. Limpet movie. Very Happy

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Mon Dec 04, 2023 9:17 am
Not Finding Nemo.
LOL

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Mon Dec 04, 2023 10:30 am
Slow to reply on this!
Fantastic to see the castings raw from the flask. Fascinating to see the work that goes into these pieces from diamond in the rough to polished shiny!

Top work @AceBullion would you be generous enough to show a couple of pics of the final product as a comparison?

My favorites here are your snowflakes and stars. I like the Star Wars snowflake patterns too, though Star Wars isn't really my thing.

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Mon Dec 04, 2023 10:30 am
Periodic Table wrote:
AceBullion wrote:For giggles I had to share this.

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Reminds me of The Incredible Mr. Limpet movie. Very Happy

Definitely Finding Nemo vibes for me!

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Mon Dec 04, 2023 12:36 pm
monkey wrote:Slow to reply on this!
Fantastic to see the castings raw from the flask. Fascinating to see the work that goes into these pieces from diamond in the rough to polished shiny!

Top work  @AceBullion would you be generous enough to show a couple of pics of the final product as a comparison?

My favorites here are your snowflakes and stars. I like the Star Wars snowflake patterns too, though Star Wars isn't really my thing.

The Scrooge McDucks are cool too!  23 items going to the assay office 1f44d

Absolutely, I planned on showing the final product, heck some are not even sanded fully. But I had to get them off to the assay office quickly so that I could focus on any piece a customer wanted before Xmas.
I will be doing a auction style thing online on my YouTube account for these to get them to customers who will want them for Xmas.
Some like the Bullionaire ducks.. LOL no copyrights broken here. LOL will end up on my website when finished... I have some plans for a couple to make them stand out.

You can still see the residue on the castings, and tarnish as well as just not tidy yet ... So once they are back I will be hard at work.

NONE of these weigh over 1oz!!! The large stars ( 4 of them ) are as close to a oz... The ducks are 1/2 a oz. The feather is about 11-16g again small.. but all require tones of work. The canes on the ducks are smaller than your house wire by FAR.

I will do a size comparison as they all look big but all that came to weigh less than 11oz. yep.

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Wed Dec 06, 2023 3:00 pm
WOO HOOO

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Wed Dec 06, 2023 3:07 pm
Congratulations on all your hard work

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Wed Dec 06, 2023 5:43 pm
tray wrote:Congratulations on all your hard work

I just posted in AceBullion..

But now comes the finishing and polishing.

See the " Awesome News" on the latest topics. lol

I wont spoil it. LOL

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Sat Dec 09, 2023 4:27 pm
Not sure if you can tell from these pictures, But I have finished grinding away excess, and have done my first polish on the silver.

OOH the Edinburgh Assay Office broke one Duck.

I should be able to fix it after Xmas

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