Sunday, August 23, 2009


Hi Tom

How about a basement filled with floats? Approximately 200 glass floats from
Moss, Herman Heye, Flesland, Larvik and +pcf+. All common varieties.

Anyway, we had a great time, and we are now taking a well-earned dinner at a local restaurant. They are serving fresh water fish (not saltwater). The Norwegian name for the fish is Røye.

Our next plan is to go out fishing later, and tomorrow morning-out fishing. Late afternoon Monday, we are packing, then driving until midnight. By 01:00, our
destination is Trondheim, and the vessel "Richard With," from the Hurtigruten
Company. From there we are sailing down to our final destination-Bergen.

So, "that's all folks." We will send a few better pictures from our last
meeting later on.


Per and Amund

It's 8:00 P.M., and time to kick back with Nancy. Per has not been able to send any last photos yet, but when he does, I will do a postscript.

I don't know about you, but for me, the email was anticlimactic, as was the final meeting for Per.

It's been so much fun doing the trip diary along with Per and Amund. The day-to-day excitement was wonderful, especially getting up in the morning to find emails from the guys. Thoughts of floats and the blog filled my mind for two glorious weeks.

From the emails I've received, many of the readers have enjoyed it too. Discoveries were made, and I don't know about you, but I'm looking forward to some Pereinar 123 auctions once the dust settles. Hope there are some good ones!

Enjoy tonight's auctions, and the anticipation of new floats appearing for each of us.

The photos from the top:
Sleneset and Lovund (the Eagles' mountain);
an abandoned boat house;
a rebuilt trawler;
Herringnet marker barrel and
Boathouse 1, the front.


  1. Anonymous8:50 PM

    Hey that was great !
    Thanks so much, Per, Amund and Tom. It has been a fun time watching this trip unfold, the pictures and all the writings have been superb !
    Have a safe voyage home ! Todd

  2. Anonymous4:51 AM

    Thanks Todd.
    I appreciate your comment, and I know that Per and Amund do too.

  3. Anonymous2:16 PM

    It has been another great journey to follow on Tom's blog, with many great photos and history.
    A big thank you to all of you!

  4. Anonymous8:57 AM

    Thanks Roger,
    It's not only nice of you and Maria to comment, but to also be such an integral part of the research.