Double Eagle

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  1. Bruce Barnes

    Bruce Barnes Registered User

    Mar 20, 2004
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    Hi,
    maybe someone of our european members can give me a hint as to possible country of origin,is it Russian,Austro-Hungarian or maybe even Bysantine..................not a clock but a very nice barometer,age unknown.
    Thanks for any comments,
    Bruce bar bar front.jpg
     
  2. Sergei

    Sergei Registered User

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    Hi Bruce.
    This eagle, reminiscent of the Russian eagle.
    By age made ​​recently, the master, which he did a very bad technician.
    Here's a picture of an eagle made ​​by a true master of a small town in Russia.
    Master cut the figure looking at a live eagle, who lived with him in the studio.


    Volume carving, the mother - a linden.
    The eagle is made of a single piece of wood, the wings plug.
    dimensions:
    track height - 750 mm
    wingspan - 2000 mm


    by Gregory P. Balabanov.


    Sincerely.
    Sergey.
     

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  3. soaringjoy

    soaringjoy Registered User

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    Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia
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    The double eagle seal was used by the Russian and the Austro-Hungary monarchies.
     

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  4. Bruce Barnes

    Bruce Barnes Registered User

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    Great information,I thought maybe Russian or Austro-Hungarian.It is a working barometer,bought for a friend and I only paid $20.00 for it.Solid oak and heavy.
    Sergei,your example cost more than $20.00 :)and it is beautiful.
    Thanks,
    Bruce
     

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