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3 Decanter tantalus?

Posted by valmont325 (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 24, 12 at 18:40

I picked this beauty the other day, but cant find any info on this exact one. All of the tantalus's that i have found do not have other shelves, and no reflective backing. I came with a lock (to lock the glasses up) lock says "Walsco" and i know they are an old well known mini lock co. The whole thing itself weights a good 12+lbs, but that's all i know. Any ideas on value or make?

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RE: 3 Decanter tantalus?

It does have a reflective back. I see the reflection of your hands.

RE: 3 Decanter tantalus?

Yeah i know....i said the OTHERS i found do NOT have that.

RE: 3 Decanter tantalus?

The lock does not look like it belongs to me.....and of course the design is very unusual as you say.
How big are the bottles? Could it possible be a cave a liquor with the glasses missing and the lock replaced?
Linda C

RE: 3 Decanter tantalus?

Bottles are estimated 8 1/2" (h), 2 1/2" x 2 1/2

Its possible it could be a cave a liquor. Mine appears to be used to Hang on the wall and or sit upon a table.

RE: 3 Decanter tantalus?

That lock appears to be an ordinary modern, low cost, padlock. Not enough detail to tell. Its possible the original did not have a lock, but had provision for the owner to add his own lock as desired. From a design viwepoint, an original lock would have had a brass colored body to match the other brass parts.

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