Thread: Colin Ross RIP
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Old 06-06-2019, 08:57 PM   #10
Ian Lawther
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Default Re: Colin Ross RIP

Originally Posted by Jim McGillivray View Post

I had the pleasure of trying the set of Scottish smallpipes Colin is holding in that photograph, Jim. They were turned from an antique elephant tusk, and mounted with silver (real ivory and silver pipes, not blackwood mounted in ivory and silver). They were so smooth that they felt slippery and left a feeling you were going to drop them. I think Colin made the because he was able to but had no plans to sell them, and I suspect that given current regulations it might have been difficult.
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