hist-games: Re: Pewter

Bill Bill at bracewel.demon.co.uk
Sat Aug 29 08:56:47 PDT 1998



In article: 
<Pine.SUN.3.91.980826155406.4405A-100000 at sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au> 
charlesn at sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au writes:
> 
> 
> 
> I have done a very limited amount of casting in pewter, using 
soapstone 
> or wood open moulds, and obtaining my pewter by melting tankards 
bought 
> in opportunity shops. 
> 
> (You know, dear bert, love doris, 3.7.76. One day it would have been 
worth
> a fortune, and people will be melting down my once priceless 
jewellery,
> now dime-a-dozen in the op shop, to make reproduction pewter tankards. 
The
> world is like that.)
 
I know its no good to you in Australia but Carn metals in the Uk sell 
pewter at about 15 gbp a kilo

http://www.carnmetl.demon.co.uk/index.htm 

will tell you more.

They also answer questions.

HTH

-- 
Barnacle Bill
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Live Folk in Yorkshire, Montagu's Regiment & Bill O'th Hoylus End
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