Sandow Statuette

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Handson
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Re: Sandow Statuette

Post by Handson » Wed May 01, 2019 4:00 pm

Handson wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:19 pm
Hi Peter
There was some resentment from one of the competitor cocoa firms & in particular one of them took Sandow to court over his use of the phrase "health & strength" in describing his [Sandow's] cocoa.

It seemed and still seems a somewhat petty case and that was the conclusion of the judiciary.

See the attachments which cover the nub of the allegation and also the conclusion.

If I could work out how to string together text and pictures I could have sent the whole of this particular document and other stuff but HOPC doesn't seem to accept e.g. Word documents which would otherwise do the trick.

As an aside I was reading Dannyboy's article on pugilist Peter Jackson and his submission seems to have found a way of stringing together quite a lengthy article.

In a similar vein I have quite a lot of old stuff on Jem Mace but submitting it piecemeal in lots of disjointed 2 X 0.99 Mb is too daunting.

Regards
Handson
Mind you Sandow seemed to like a tear up in the Courts
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Re: Sandow Statuette

Post by peter yates » Wed May 01, 2019 10:13 pm

Have also read that quicksilver was used in the handle though sand sounds more realistic.
Peter Yates

Handson
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Re: Sandow Statuette

Post by Handson » Thu May 02, 2019 5:51 am

Handson wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 3:50 pm
This guy was no slouch of course too.
Newspaper quality photos are a bit fuzzy but there's no doubting the powerful arms.
Handson
This comment was meant to be in relation to David’s remarks of 24 April praising the Saxons (quite rightly) but I misplaced it, sorry. ;)
I’ve always considered Gorner to have been one of the most powerful.
Handson
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