From: Annadee <email@example.com>
Date: 30 September 2008 8:21:04 AM
Subject: FW: with respect to Oppi Untracht!
I will be doing this and I thought you all might be interested. It’s for the JMGNSW newsletter
Dear Jewellers, Makers, Metalsmiths …
Apologies for the group email and the short notice
– but I am responding to the news that Oppi Untracht,?of ‘Jewelry Concepts and Tecnhology’ fame has recently passed away.
As a sign of respect to the person who has compiled the quintessential reference book and other related titles …
I would like to ask if any of you who own a copy, to contribute towards a tribute cover for this October issue of Filings!
This would require:
– a photo of your copy of ‘Jewelry Concepts and Technology’ (preferably taken against a white background)
– how many years you have owned it
– your name and locality?
If any one has the time or can suggest others to contribute, please forward this email and lets not forget the copies held in tertiary library collections!
Interested contributions would be appreciated to respond by 3 October.
Regards and thank you for your time,
Filings newsletter Editor
I quickly found Barbara’s bashed up volume, sans the dust jacket and did just what the editor requested, yes! I hear you say . . . “funny, he never does what he’s told”, only we have huge respect for this man – it’s the least we can do. Here’s the larger version sent down to Sydney and pasted below is the blog version. So please send this on to other metal workers and jewellers a.s.a.p.