I have asked Mike Lowe for any information he may be able to offer.
On Nov 22, 2006, at 8:58 AM, Francesca Thoolen wrote:
> John, I think in this case it may be possible when you compare the
> pedigrees of the sibs. It should be one or the other. I think that
> Loic, being new to this, probably does not know where to address the
> problem which of course is not the web site origin but the AIS
> Registrar. I am sure he would appreciate your forwarding the info to
> the correctÂ responsible. Thank you for understanding. I can see where
> this might have been a slip of the 'keyboard'.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: John I Jones
>> To: email@example.com
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 6:54 AM
>> Subject: [iris-photos] AIS REGISTER-spelling swap
>> I can only say that with respect to"Welcome Aboard", the the
>> descriptions listed below accurately reflect the information in the
>> 1999 and 1989 Checklists. I did not compare the rest of the
>> So there was no typing mistake in the irisregister information (in
>> case at any rate). The '99 Checklist information in irisregister was
>> compiled from the original electronic version of the Checklist itself
>> (that is to say, the file that was sent to the printer). The '89
>> Checklist and prior were scanned and converted and have a few problems
>> with special characters (" in particular and others)
>> That is not to say that Ben did not make a mistake when he sent in the
>> registration information, but to have made the same mistake in so many
>> registrations spread over such a long time is not particularly
>> believable. Nor do I believe that the Registrar at the various times
>> would have made such a consistent mistake.
>> To my knowledge, Ben was a very careful record keeper. That he, early
>> on, confused Welcome Aboard with Welcome Reward is possible, anything
>> is) but in my mind doubtful.
>> I will ask the Registrar, but doubt we will get any further
>> On Nov 22, 2006, at 12:42 AM, loic tasquier wrote:
>> > I Think there's sth to check hereÂ
>> > As i was making the tree ofÂ WIND OF CHANGEÂ i thought sth was wrong:
>> > look at the picture of WELCOME REWARD,Â it CANNOT BEÂ the father!
>> > When you compare with it's sibling 4657 NEPTUNE'S COATÂ you
>> > there must have been a swap in the spellingÂ between WELCOME ABOARD
>> > WELCOME REWARD
>> > Especially if you consider that Hager had already used WELCOME
>> > sibÂ in AUTUMN CLOUD and BLUE ANEW
>> > AUTUMN CLOUDS
>> > (Ben Hager, R. 1990). Sdlg. RE4384BlWh. TB 45" (114 cm) M & RE
>> > (Sept.-Oct./CA).
>> > "Lightly ruffled pale blue, fading to blue white; beards blue white.
>> > T3532LtBl: (White Elephant sib x Avalon Bay) X Welcome Aboard sib.
>> > Melrose 1990.
>> > BLUE ANEW
>> > (Ben Hager, R. 1990). Sdlg. RE4384RndBl. TB 32" (81 cm) M & RE
>> > (Aug.-Nov/CA).
>> > Medium blue; beards blue white. T3532LtBl: (White Elephant sib x
>> > Avalon Bay) X Welcome Aboard sib. Melrose 1990.
>> > Â
>> > NEPTUNE'S CLOAK
>> > (Ben Hager, R. 1989). Sdlg. T4657RfLtBl. TB 36" (91 cm) M.
>> > Ruffled clear light true blue; white beard. T3532LtBl: (White
>> > blue sib x Avalon Bay) X Welcome Aboard. Roris Gardens 1992.
>> > WINDS OF CHANGE
>> > (Ben Hager, R. 1992). Sdlg. RE4657LtBl. TB 36" (91 cm) M & RE.
>> > "Fluted and ruffled light sky blue; beards white, tipped yellow in
>> > throat. T3532LtBl: ((Geometrics sib x Ice Sculpture) x Avalon Bay) X
>> > Welcome Reward. Melrose 1993. HM 1997"
>> > I know it's not very important, and it won't change the face of the
>> > earth, but it's worth to pass the information to John Jones who
>> > himself can pass it to the person who can correct the data base..
>> > I think the AIS Register is a FANTASTIC tool, i've been studying on
>> > for 2 years now and the amount of knowledge you gradually absorb is
>> > tremendous!
>> > I feel it's my duty to add my small contribution to make it better.
>> > Hope i'm not the only one who feels that way!
>> > ----------------------------------------------
>> > Loic TASQUIERÂ Â Â Â zone 6 - Nederland
>> > Â Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
>> > <welcome reward71sundt.jpg><welcome aboard88hager.JPG>