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Re: Fw: The Mastermyr Project

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  • Derek Olson
    I have had a facination with the mastermyr find for many years (then again who hasn t) and I consider myself fortunate to own one of the paperback copies of
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 30 7:24 PM
      I have had a facination with the mastermyr find for many years (then
      again who hasn't) and I consider myself fortunate to own one of the
      paperback copies of this book,

      highly inspirational ......highly recomended!!

      oldwolf

      --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, "Helen Schultz"
      <helen.schultz@...> wrote:
      >
      > I thought this might be of some interest here.
      >
      > ~~ Katarina Helene
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "mmagnusol" <MMagnusOL@...>
      >
      > http://www.netlabs.net/~osan/Mastermyr/
      >
      > Lots of images of the articles.
      >
      > I was the one who got Norm Larson to reprint 2000 copies
      > of the book. He got permission to reprint shortly before
      > Greta Arwidsson died. The initial printing was only 800 and
      > that was a hardback. The reprint is a paperback. It took me
      > four years to find an original. I got the reprint first.
      >
      > The Mastermyr chest is the greatest assemblage of late Viking
      > Age tools and cookware. It probably sank into a bog when a
      > boat overturned. With time the peat bog became a meadow
      > that was being plowed when the tools were discovered.
      > It is a literal time capsule of locks and keys, the chest, metal
      > and wood working tools, a folding hanging griddle and cauldron.
      >
      > You can probably still buy one for yourself.
      >
      > Magnus
      >
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