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Offline lyndhurst44

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« on: April 24, 2005, 11:47:23 AM »
Hi, my first entry.
i purchased a paperweight yesterday which is discus shaped 10cms diameter, but has an identication mark that is unknown to me.
The base mark consists of a deeply impressed circle contain two frying pan raised shapes, one with a long head and the other shorter with a larger head (facing in oppersite directions).
Any ideas please. Thanks.


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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2005, 12:05:32 PM »
Need a picture I think. See sticky post at top of forum for instructions.
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2005, 07:41:42 PM »
On behalf of Lyndhust44, please find link below for photo.
Hope this works apologies for late reply.

http://tinypic.com/4lreo4


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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2005, 08:52:57 PM »
Quote from: "lyndhurst44"
The base mark consists of a deeply impressed circle contain two frying pan raised shapes.

 :lol: Just looked at the pic!  They do look like frying pans, don't they?   :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

Sorry, no idea of maker!   :roll:

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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2005, 08:57:14 PM »
I am sure they are intended to represent a paperweight in the making, it is a typical symbol used by glassmaking companies - but no idea who this one is?
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« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2006, 05:55:04 AM »
Just to confirm that I discovered this last weekend that the discus paperweight was made by Dartington. I saw the same mark at a boot sale on a vase which also had a Dartington sticker. Problem solved!!

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« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2006, 06:40:21 AM »
Hi Bryn Can you repost the picture please. Tinypic has eaten it!!

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« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2006, 07:12:25 AM »
Hi Christine,
I no longer have a pic of the whole weight which was circular, flat with a clear outer area and a square mottled centre with four equal sized different coloured areas within that square. Deep breath!! :shock:  
However, praise be, i still have a photo of the base mark :roll:
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-2651
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« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2006, 12:01:00 PM »
Thanks Bryn. Could you post the picture on http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/, then it won't disppear again and this thread will be a useful archive

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« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2006, 05:59:13 PM »
Hi Christine,
The photo has been added to the Yobunny Paperweight archive although I had to add a short appendix as I failed to fill in the appropriate boxes :oops:  :roll: .
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