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  Topic: Tracing the dealer "Minerals Engineering" or Brian Petrovic
TomCotterell

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PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Sep 17, 2021 09:46   Subject: Re: Tracing the dealer "Minerals Engineering" or Brian Petrovic
Tom, You might try Andy Stucki at Siber and Siber in Zurich

Peter, thanks for the tip. I've just had a look at their website and they look like a really interesting company. I will see if they have ...
  Topic: Tracing the dealer "Minerals Engineering" or Brian Petrovic
TomCotterell

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PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Sep 17, 2021 07:18   Subject: Tracing the dealer "Minerals Engineering" or Brian Petrovic
Does anyone know anything of the company Minerals Engineering based in Geneva, Switzerland during the late 1960s? The owner was possibly Brian Petrovic.

"Minerals Engineering" purchased t ...
  Topic: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
TomCotterell

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PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Aug 31, 2021 15:47   Subject: Re: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
Well, maybe too naive, but if sold in auction, buyers could be known. And for what you say, they are...
Then, taking in account that it is not too old in time, many would be still alive. And addresse ...
  Topic: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
TomCotterell

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PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Aug 31, 2021 15:40   Subject: Re: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
Thanks Ian,

Morrison Thomas has several websites dedicated to his other passions - woodturning and acting - so I should be able to get in touch. However, it has been suggested by Brian Lloyd that ...
  Topic: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
TomCotterell

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PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Aug 31, 2021 10:46   Subject: Re: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
Oh, if only it was that simple!

Unfortunately, the whole collection was dispersed, so the first step is trying to find a genuine specimen and then hoping that it has a distinctive label associated ...
  Topic: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
TomCotterell

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PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Aug 31, 2021 10:19   Subject: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
As part of my research into historic British mineral collectors I am trying to trace any specimens from Lady Charlotte Florentia Percy, nee Clive. Her collection was auctioned by Sotheby's in 1968 wit ...
 
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