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From: Eve Cruse <>
Subject: Re: What on earth is a "quack ovlo"?
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 16:02:14 -0700
Could this be Greek Moulding? I did a google search and there is such a
> From: "Brenda Koster" <>
> Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 07:56:45 +1000
> Subject: Re: What on earth is a "quack ovlo"?
> Resent-Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2002 15:02:25 -0700
> Hello Adrian,
> A somewhat confusing google search came up with:
> Ovlo - over voltage lockout (doesn't sound like undertakers' terminology) or
> Ovlo or lambs tongue mould -
> This is referred to by Hall Brothers Builders & Joiners of Colchester.
> They had a phone number 01 206298746, or can be emailed via their website
> Not sure about the quack. The only "q" word I can recall is quoin, not
> likely to be found on a coffin, but you never know. It has to be a
> reference to a decorative or construction detail. For heaven's sake, let us
> all know when you find out!
> Brenda Koster (Brisbane, Australia)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Adrian Gray" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 9:51 PM
> Subject: What on earth is a "quack ovlo"?
>> No, I'm not going mad - that happened ages ago...
>> I'm currently deciphering some old undertakers accounts and every now and
>> "quack ovlo" appears - the spellings are various, and the first word in
>> particular is not always very clear. But that is my best rendition so
>> It has appeared a couple of times added in margins and a couple of times
> in the
>> main entry where the coffin furniture is being described so...
>> What the hell is it?
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