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Offline BJB

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Who made this paperweight?
« on: March 04, 2007, 06:40:49 PM »
I think it might be Murano and maybe by Toso?

http://i7.tinypic.com/2cxstaw.jpg


The base has a large ground pontil.

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Re: Who made this paperweight?
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2007, 08:03:12 PM »
Yes to Murano, but maker - Ferro & Lazzarini.

This is "Scorpio", from the Zodiac range which was and still is very popular. Mid 1970s to, at least, 1990.

[A similar weight was shown in the GMB recently but I can't find it. Might have got lost during the recent technical trouble we experienced?]
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Re: Who made this paperweight?
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2007, 08:16:27 PM »
Hi KevH,

 Thanks for the right maker and the dates it was produced,
had a long run didn't it?

I am getting a bit better, one out of two isn't too bad   :)

( I'm a glass half full person  ;) )

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Re: Who made this paperweight?
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2007, 12:12:35 AM »
Hi,

I was looking at some listings on Tradera and found this, another Zodiac range paperweight.

http://www.tradera.com/Ovanlig_brevpress_i_glas-auktion-44606678



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