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 
> or wood open moulds, and obtaining my pewter by melting tankards 
> in opportunity shops. 
> (You know, dear bert, love doris, 3.7.76. One day it would have been 
> a fortune, and people will be melting down my once priceless 
> now dime-a-dozen in the op shop, to make reproduction pewter tankards. 
> 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


will tell you more.

They also answer questions.


Barnacle Bill
Live Folk in Yorkshire, Montagu's Regiment & Bill O'th Hoylus End
 - all on http://www.bracewel.demon.co.uk/ 

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