Putterie, noun

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Named for Frans Putterie (1880–1958), who developed the breed.
In full Putterie pigeon: a strain of racing pigeon first bred in 1937, and raced from 1942 onwards.
1961 F.J. Kippen in S. Afr. Racing Pigeon/Posduif 5Any purebred Putterie pigeon mated to any other strain in our country will produce outstanding racing birds.
1981 Durban & District Racing Pigeon Fed. Yr Bk 98The Silas Willis family of Old Putteries has been inbred since 1942 with the object of retaining the good qualities of this Super family of racing pigeon, always bearing in mind not to lose the will to win, super wing formation, firm bone structure, supple muscles, strong feathers, ability to breed champions, vitality and super health.
1991 Philatelic Bulletin (No. 8075)The most salient characteristics of the Putterie pigeon are the distinctive eyes, superb plumage, strong bone structure and the short curved appearance of the flight feathers.
a strain of racing pigeon first bred in 1937, and raced from 1942 onwards.
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