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any chance to improve on this picture
« on: Thursday 19 July 07 01:08 BST (UK) »
Realizing it is a photo copy, I wonder if anything can be done to make it a real picture. Thanks for any help.
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Re: any chance to improve on this picture
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 19 July 07 18:37 BST (UK) »
I had a go. Not very good but the best I could do.
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« Reply #2 on: Thursday 19 July 07 18:38 BST (UK) »
and a sepia
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« Reply #3 on: Thursday 19 July 07 18:44 BST (UK) »
Nicksmum, I think I like the sepia one, thanks.  If I send another one, could you try to do something with it as well.  Thanks a million. 
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Re: any chance to improve on this picture
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 19 July 07 19:10 BST (UK) »
Was he a Lighterman ?

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« Reply #5 on: Thursday 19 July 07 19:41 BST (UK) »
Jim, thats a good question.  He wasn't while living in Ontario, but he might have been while in Scotland or coming over from Scotland.  A very good question.  Now I will have to investigate a little.
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« Reply #6 on: Thursday 19 July 07 19:50 BST (UK) »
Well spotted Jim.

Flip the picture the right way and writing on top says "Lighter ....

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« Reply #7 on: Thursday 19 July 07 19:55 BST (UK) »
Not unless he worked for Zippo !    ;D
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« Reply #8 on: Thursday 19 July 07 20:07 BST (UK) »
George quite the investigator.  Wooden you are quite the clown.  Zippo I had to read it twice then got it. 
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Tierney – Ireland
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Mitchell  - Fraser, Murray, Gauld, Metcalfe, Anderson,
Shand, Thain, Robson.