Gnome auction set

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The gnome auction set was sold at the Ebon Gate 2009 auction.

It is a 7-piece set consisting of:

a pair of side-vented round steel goggles
an overly long cream and black striped silk scarf
a high-collared peacock green silk coat tailed in pebbled black leather or a sweeping black-on-black brocade waistcoat double-buttoned with wire-wrapped cogs
a pair of crossed steel-studded leather belts
some red leather trews wrapped at the knees with tattered black silk
a set of loosely folded-over black leather boots affixed with repurposed steel buckles
a diagonally steel-buckled leather doublet plated with dozens of mithril gears

Goggles

a pair of side-vented round steel goggles

VERB FIRST THIRD
Turn You turn the round frames around your lenses, creating an audible clicking sound. The lenses darken slightly. SomeGnome turns the round frames around his lenses, creating an audible clicking sound.
Flip You flip a tiny lever on your round steel goggles. The lenses within shift, causing everything to suddenly appear magnified. SomeGnome flips a tiny lever on his round steel goggles.
Push You push at the circular frames around your lenses, creating an audible clicking sound. The lenses lighten slightly. SomeGnome pushes at the circular frames around his lenses, creating an audible clicking sound.
Wear You pull the leather strap of the round steel goggles over your head and affix the lenses firmly to your face. SomeGnome pulls the leather strap of the round steel goggles over his head and affixes the lenses firmly to his face.
Remove You grasp the edges of your round steel goggles and pull them away from your face. You then lift them above your head, which causes the strap to loosen up as well. SomeGnome grasps the edges of his round steel goggles and pulls them away from his face. He then lifts them off above his head.
Poke You push a tiny button on your round steel goggles. With a small click, the outer frames and lenses snap up, allowing you to look through the now open spaces. After a few seconds, you push the frames back down. SomeGnome pushes a tiny button on his round steel goggles. With a small click, the outer frames and lenses snap up. After a few seconds, he pushes the frames back down.
Clean You briskly rub your thumb over the lenses of your round steel goggles, removing the built up dust and grime that had settled there. SomeGnome briskly rubs his thumb over the lenses of his round steel goggles.
Raise You push your round steel goggles up onto your forehead for a moment and view the surroundings in a less superior way. After a moment, you lower them back down. SomeGnome pushes his round steel goggles up onto his forehead for a moment and looks around. After a moment he lowers them back down

Scarf

an overly long cream and black striped silk scarf

VERB FIRST THIRD
Push You unwind your silk scarf and leave it dangling loosely around your neck. SomeGnome unwinds his silk scarf and leaves it dangling loosely around his neck.
Pull You pull your silk scarf so it fits more snugly around your neck. SomeGnome pulls his silk scarf more snugly around his neck.
Wear You coil your silk scarf methodically around your neck. SomeGnome coils his silk scarf methodically around his neck.
Remove You uncoil your silk scarf from around your neck. SomeGnome uncoils his silk scarf from around his neck.
Clean You grasp your silk scarf and vigorously shake it to knock off various and unwanted collected dirt from its ends. SomeGnome grasps his silk scarf and vigorously shakes it for a moment.
Rub You grab your silk scarf and absentmindedly run your hand along its dangling ends. SomeGnome grabs his silk scarf and absentmindedly runs his hand along its dangling ends.
Raise You pull your silk scarf up to cover your mouth and nose. Now no one will recognize you! SomeGnome pulls his silk scarf up to cover his mouth and nose.
Flip In dramatic fashion, you grab the end of your silk scarf and give it a good flick to send it flying over your shoulder. In dramatic fashion, SomeGnome grabs the end of his silk scarf and gives it a good flick to send it flying over his shoulder.

Coat

a high-collared peacock green silk coat tailed in pebbled black leather

or

a sweeping black-on-black brocade waistcoat double-buttoned with wire-wrapped cogs

VERB FIRST THIRD
Wear You slip each of your arms through your green silk coat and fasten the cogs through loops of wire. SomeGnome slips each of his arms through his green silk coat and fastens the cogs through loops of wire.
Remove You unfasten the cogs from their wire loops and remove your green silk coat. SomeGnome unfastens the cogs from their wire loops and removes his green silk coat.
Open You unfasten the cogs from the wire loops of the green silk coat. SomeGnome unfastens the cogs from the wire loops of the green silk coat.
Close You fasten the cogs of the green silk coat through small loops of wire. SomeGnome fastens the cogs of the green silk coat through small loops of wire.
Clean You flick the back of your fingers swiftly against your green silk coat, dislodging any lingering dirt and debris. SomeGnome flicks the back of his fingers swiftly against his green silk coat, dislodging any lingering dirt and debris.
Pull You grip the bottom edge of your green silk coat and give it a good yank. SomeGnome grips the bottom edge of his green silk coat and gives it a good yank.

Belt

a pair of crossed steel-studded leather belts

VERB FIRST THIRD
Wear You methodically wrap your crossed leather belts around your waist and hips and carefully fasten them. SomeGnome methodically wraps his crossed leather belts around his waist and hips and carefully fastens them.
Remove You unfasten the buckles on your crossed leather belts and slowly unwind them from around your waist. SomeGnome unfastens the buckles on his crossed leather belts and slowly unwinds them from around his waist.
Clean You vigorously rub the studs along your crossed leather belts to remove some clinging grime. SomeGnome vigorously rubs the studs along his crossed leather belts.
Pull You tighten your crossed leather belts and adjust them across your hips. SomeGnome tightens his crossed leather belts and adjusts them across his hips.
Poke You poke at one of the steel studs on the crossed leather belts, causing all of the studs to slightly shift their orientation. SomeGnome pokes at one of the steel studs on his crossed leather belts, causing all of the studs to slightly shift their orientation.

Trews

some red leather trews wrapped at the knees with tattered black silk

VERB FIRST THIRD
Wear You deftly pull on your red leather trews and tie off the silk wrappings around your knees. SomeGnome deftly pulls on his red leather trews and ties off the silk wrappings around his knees.
Remove You untie the silk wrappings from around your knees and pull off your red leather trews. SomeGnome unties the silk wrappings from around his kneels and pulls off his red leather trews.
Clean You briskly rub dust, dirt, and grime from the surface of your red leather trews. SomeGnome briskly rubs dust, dirt, and grime from the surface of his red leather trews.
Pull You give a quick hoist to your red leather trews in a subtle gesture of intimidation. SomeGnome gives a quick hoist on his red leather trews in a dramatic macho gesture.

Boots

a set of loosely folded-over black leather boots affixed with repurposed steel buckles

VERB FIRST THIRD
Wear You pull your black leather boots over your feet, yanking firmly at the tops in a clatter of buckles. SomeGnome pulls his black leather boots over his feet, yanking firmly at the tops in a clatter of buckles.
Remove You wince slightly as you peel your black leather boots from off of your aching feet. SomeGnome winces slightly as he peels his black leather boots off.
Tap You tap the steel tip of one of your black leather boots against a buckle on your other boot, causing a noticeable clanging sound. SomeGnome taps the steel tip of one of his black leather boots against a buckle on his other boot, causing a noticeable clanging sound.
Turn You turn a small dial on each of your black leather boots, which causes all of the buckles to change their orientation by ninety degrees. SomeGnome turns a small dial on each of his black leather boots, which causes all of the buckles to change their orientation by ninety degrees.
Clean You bend down and scratch at your black leather boots in an effort to dislodge the debris that has collected on them. SomeGnome bends down and scratches at his black leather boots in an effort to dislodge the debris that has collected on them.
Lace You unfasten the steel buckles of your black leather boots, give a good tug at their straps, and rebuckle them. SomeGnome unfastens the steel buckles of his black leather boots, gives a good tug at their straps, and rebuckles them.

Armor

a diagonally steel-buckled leather doublet plated with dozens of mithril gears

VERB FIRST THIRD
Wear You pull on your leather doublet and hook together several of the mithril gears, fastening the entire armor into place. SomeGnome pulls on his leather doublet and hooks together several of the mithril gears, fastening the entire armor into place.
Remove You unfasten several of the mithril gears of your leather doublet and pull it off yourself. SomeGnome unfastens several of the mithril gears of his leather doublet and pulls it off.
Clean You grab a small twig and methodically clean out grime and crud from the teeth of the gears on your leather doublet. SomeGnome grabs a small twig and methodically cleans out grime and crud from the teeth of the gears on his leather doublet.
Pull You pull on a small mithril gear on your leather doublet, which creates a slight clicking sound. A small stream of water shoots into your open mouth, quenching your thirst. SomeGnome pulls on a small mithril gear on his leather doublet, which creates a slight clicking sound. A small stream of water shoots into his open mouth.
Push You push a small button on your leather doublet, which causes several of the protruding gears to shift their orientation slightly with an audible click. SomeGnome pushes a small button on his leather doublet, which causes several of the protruding gears to shift their orientation slightly with an audible
Tap You tap one of the mithril gears, causing all of the gears fastened on your leather doublet to make a complete revolution. SomeGnome taps one of the mithril gears, causing all of the gears fastened on his leather doublet to make a complete revolution.
Turn You turn a large mithril gear with an audible ratcheting sound. A small stream of water shoots out from the center of an adjacent gear. SomeGnome turns a large mithril gear with an audible ratcheting sound. A small stream of water shoots out from the center of an adjacent gear.

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