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Author Topic: Help to id a paperweight please ID = Alum Bay, IOW (pics all gone)  (Read 10720 times)

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Offline KevinH

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« Reply #20 on: March 09, 2005, 07:58:30 PM »
Well done everyone ...

The accumulated evidence does seem to point to Alum Bay. And it also shows the confusion that can arise. Sue's first link to an eBay item shows a weight similar to Gary's, but with what appears to be the regular Isle of Wight impressed "Flame" logo - although not easy to see in the photo (which is often the case).

So far, I have not found any references or images, other than Gary's and Ray's, to the "AB" impressed mark - so my "American" idea seemed reasonable.

But I did cover myself with Gary by also suggesting "English studio". (Had this been an "easy" id, like Leni's Clichy weight she has recently bought - yes Leni, it really is a mid 19th century Clichy, I could have sorted it out in no time).  At least, I can now impress (so to speak) people at the Paperweight Club if anyone asks about the "AB" logo :wink:
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« Reply #21 on: March 09, 2005, 08:01:43 PM »
Hi,
       does anyone know how to get in touch to verify that they signed it with an AB ??
                     Gary
   the proof is in the pudding or something like that :shock:
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« Reply #22 on: March 09, 2005, 08:18:35 PM »
Quote from: "KevH"
Had this been an "easy" id, like Leni's Clichy weight she has recently bought - yes Leni, it really is a mid 19th century Clichy

 :shock:  :shock:  :shock:

Wow!  Have you been checking up on what I buy on eBay?   :twisted:

Are you *sure* it's a Clichy?   :shock:  Someone (sorry, I've forgotten who) suggested it could be Parabelle and on looking them up I could see that as a possibility  :?

When I get it I'll post a pic.  I didn't want to copy the ones on eBay because they are presumably copyright of the seller.  

Looks like I got lucky again, if it really is Clichy!  Perhaps I'd better stop buying while my luck is still in   :lol:    

(My husband wishes!  Chance 'll be a fine thing!  :twisted: )

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« Reply #23 on: March 09, 2005, 08:30:01 PM »
Leni can you please send me the link to the paperweight you won via email, i've got a thing for clichy weight's now or send me a photo when you get it

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« Reply #24 on: March 09, 2005, 08:41:04 PM »
Gary - I can't find an email link but telephone numbers are given in:
http://www.wightonline.co.uk/alumbayglass/#contact

Leni - If your weight was Parabelle (modern American), it would be much tidier and the canes would all be pretty much the same size. As for watching what you are doing on eBay ... when it comes to paperweights, I see everything that happens on eBay  :P
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« Reply #25 on: March 09, 2005, 08:44:14 PM »
Thanks Kev,
                    i shall give it a go just for peace of mind if nothing else
                                       Gary
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« Reply #26 on: March 09, 2005, 08:46:34 PM »
found it leni

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« Reply #27 on: March 09, 2005, 08:50:43 PM »
leni there's 2 rose canes pink and white one as kev said it's defo clichy
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« Reply #28 on: March 09, 2005, 09:00:19 PM »
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leni there's 2 rose canes pink and white one as kev said it's defo clichy

WOOOHOOO!   :shock:  :shock:  :shock:  :D  :D  :D  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

I thought so, but didn't trust my own (very inexperienced) judgement!   :roll:

Just bid because I loved it on sight!  There I go, buying with my heart again!    :P   :wink:  :D

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« Reply #29 on: March 09, 2005, 09:06:01 PM »
should have a site on here just for paperweights for kev to id :D
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