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PostSubject: One for the cattle collectors?   Thu May 14, 2015 4:45 pm

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We bought these Britains-scale cattle from John Eden as a pair of metal castings in kit form. John sells them as "Highland Cattle", but the sculptor certainly intended them to be White Park Cattle ... a breed which is rarely represented in model form.

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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Thu May 14, 2015 5:47 pm

Always great to hear from you !!!! What beautyful, strange cattle !!! cheers

I never heard about them before, - thankyou very much for sharing Applause

Again a day where I learned something new Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Thu May 14, 2015 6:50 pm

Very interesting and nice! And it is great to hear from you again :)

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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Thu May 14, 2015 8:28 pm

very beautiful !!!
parkcattle I even really never seen, only read about. very nice that you're here miniatures.

It is of course difficult to say what exactly is a breed cow made. I think what that the varieties can better classify in type. I said you would classify cows in the UK natural grazers category. It would indeed fine longhorns (wales) can be.
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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Thu May 14, 2015 10:08 pm

Thanks everyone!

As we understand it, these models were originally sculpted to be sold as souvenirs at Chillingham Park, which has a famous herd of White Park cattle.

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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Thu May 14, 2015 11:49 pm

That is very interesting and that cattle is very beautiful! Shocked albino
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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Fri May 15, 2015 11:08 am

Embarassed then I have a good reason to go on vacation, I think Cool Cool Cool Embarassed
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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Fri May 15, 2015 3:09 pm

Great find, they are gorgeous cheers

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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Fri May 15, 2015 4:32 pm

We're glad you like them!

Sorry we haven't been around much - we've been without a computer, but hope to have one again soon.

Sue & Lesley
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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Fri May 15, 2015 9:34 pm

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We're glad you like them!

Sorry we haven't been around much - we've been without a computer, but hope to have one again soon.

Sue & Lesley
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We hope too, we miss you:)

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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Mon May 18, 2015 10:44 pm

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We bought these Britains-scale cattle from John Eden as a pair of metal castings in kit form. John sells them as "Highland Cattle", but the sculptor certainly intended them to be White Park Cattle ... a breed which is rarely represented in model form.

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Here they are painted.

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Lesley and Sue
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Great find Lesley and Sue - yes definitely White Park Cattle and nicely sculptured too.

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PostSubject: Re: One for the cattle collectors?   Tue May 19, 2015 8:38 pm

We were delighted to find these. Over the years, Lesley has made a few attempts to convert Britains' cattle into White Park Cattle, but never to her satisfaction.

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