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FredZ

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iconnumber posted 05-13-2010 08:17 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for FredZ     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It saddens me to see another firm sell off their manufacturing tools and file for Chapter 11.

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middletom

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iconnumber posted 05-18-2010 04:57 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for middletom     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Fred,

We received a mailer today from the auction firm doing the selling of the Lunt stock and machinery. There are many items Lunt manufactured as well as all the various tools and dies up for bid. I can't imagine anyone buying the various flatware and cutlery dies, for the remaining silver companies have all the dies they need, I'm sure.

Indeed, it is sad to see.

Geoff

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chase33

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iconnumber posted 05-18-2010 09:23 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for chase33     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Can you tell us what auction house? Also can you tell which dies are being sold and which ones Reed & Barton kept?

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Scott Martin
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iconnumber posted 05-19-2010 12:12 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Scott Martin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Lunt Silversmiths in Greenfield, MA is holding its bankruptcy tool auction
May 26th and 27th. Find out the particulars here: www.posnik.com/html10/05262710ic/05262710ic_Lunt.pdf

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chase33

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iconnumber posted 05-27-2010 06:34 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for chase33     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Did anyone get to go to the auction? If so, any idea what pattern dies were sold? After looking through the listing (which didn't provide much info) it doesn't seem like any of their archives (papers, prototypes etc.) were sold.

Robert

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