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Anyone Have Information On Daniel Blackstone?

Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by P413, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. P413

    P413 New Member

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    I’m having Daniel Blackstone do a reproduction of my pb largemouth bass. I believe he is one of the best at doing bass. Unfortunately, my mount is almost a year past the date he initially said he would have it done by. I don’t mind waiting if he is just behind and busy but he hasn’t responded to my emails. Anyone know if he is ok, still in the business, just way behind? I’m hoping everything works out and he is ok, as it took me a long time to first catch this fish and now to wait on the mount. Thanks for any information that you can share.
     
  2. Kerby Ross

    Kerby Ross KSU - Class of '83; U.S. Army - Infantry (83-92)

    He hasn't posted on his Facebook page in awhile. Here is what he posted. You can try contacting him there as well. :)



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    Daniel Blackstone Fish Taxidermy Studio
    February 17, 2018 ·
    Currently not accepting any new orders due to a backlog of other clients. Once I start accepting new orders the new 2018 price rate will be $25.00 per inch for replicas.
     

  3. Gary R

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    Don't know him, but I went to his website. He does some really pretty work!
     
  4. roonie

    roonie Member

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    yes....he most certainly does
     
  5. Cecil

    Cecil Well-Known Member

    No phone number to contact him? You should still be able to contact him. We all get behind but I would think you still should be able to contact him by phone?
     
  6. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Facebook post is almost a year old but there is a phone number right there on the page .... (941) 356-8968. The same number is also on his web page.

    If you look up the address, there is an entry that says, "1844 Wisteria St is a house in SARASOTA, FL 34239. This 2,609 square foot house sits on a 0.41 acre lot and features 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. This property was built in 1929 and last sold on May 01, 2018 for $886,000.

    Says SOLD May 1st of last year. Other listings show a new house that is for sale

    1844 Wisteria Street, Sarasota, FL 34239 (MLS# A4425625) is a Single Family property with 4 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms. 1844 Wisteria Street is currently listed for $2,175,000 and was received on February 14, 2019.

    There were 3 people listed as living there. If you don't get an answer at the phone number maybe you might want to try tracking them down? There is a different phone number listed on the second name.

    BLACKSTONE, JUDITH L
    (SAR 100058896) 1844 WISTERIA ST
    SARASOTA, FL 34239 female 1939-11-19 Republican Party of Florida Active

    BLACKSTONE, NANCY KAY
    (SAR 118418388) 1844 WISTERIA ST
    SARASOTA, FL 34239 female 1957-05-07 Republican Party of Florida Active

    BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM W
    (SAR 100058895) 1844 WISTERIA ST
    SARASOTA, FL 34239 male 1934-06-01 Republican Party of Florida Active
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2019 at 8:37 AM
  7. fishmaster

    fishmaster Well-Known Member

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    Sea Wolf, why in the hell would you post what you just did. I cannot comprehend your motivation. Please delete that post. It is off the scale offensive.
     
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  8. DFJ

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    Agreed with you 100% Don!
    Pretty tacky
     
  9. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    How so? The OP is looking to be able to contact someone that he has had no contact with in a year. The artist hasn't been active on his sites for a year. The info is on Google if you look. If the house has been sold and they have moved as it appears then he has to dig deeper to make contact. That info is all public and attached to the property information. The OP could have easily found it himself. The property at the address is for sale with a brand new multi million dollar home on it. It would more than appear that the artist is no longer at that address. Florida attaches that info to a residence. That is the States policy and the info is there. Nothing says that it is either updated or correct. The OP is concerned for his mount and looking for information. If you have had recent contact with the artist and know differently, it would be nice to let the OP know. He made the post on Monday and hasn't been back since. Maybe he made contact ... he hasn't said
     
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  10. Mudbat

    Mudbat Well-Known Member

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    You forgot his SS number
     
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  11. Cecil

    Cecil Well-Known Member

    :p
     
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