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Offline zidori

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Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« on: June 16, 2007, 07:18:25 PM »
My auction purchases today included this Strathearn paperweight. Is this what is called a Super Magnum and what design is it? Can anyone help. please. It is not the Sea Urchin or the Aurora. It is over 4 inches in diameter. The third photo shows it alongside my Aurora paperweight.
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Ronnie

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Offline RAY

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Re: Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2007, 07:51:24 PM »
i think the design is  called " stoer " if thats how you spell it, and it's rare to find a weight with the strathearn mark on the base a very nice find
cheers Ray


Offline zidori

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Re: Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2007, 08:01:48 PM »
Thanks Ray. It really is some piece of glass and makes a great addition to my Strathearn paperweight collection. I have been trying to gather together at least one of every design of Strathearn paperweight made. So far I have managed to collect everything from P1 to P9, P12 and P15, P16, P26 & P27, P31, P33, P38 and P39. Not many to go now so I'll keep looking.
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Ronnie


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Re: Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2007, 08:50:30 PM »
Better let Richard know, he said the Stoer's stopped at 3 inch


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Re: Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2007, 10:38:20 PM »
Have sent the 3 pics to Richard.
Ronnie


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Re: Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2007, 09:56:42 AM »
For anyone interested, here is a picture of a display of one of each type of Strathearn paperweight I am collecting with the Super Magnum in pride of place.
Ronnie

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Re: Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2007, 12:41:29 PM »
Nice to see them all together at once! Amazingly varied shapes.
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Re: Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2007, 10:11:06 PM »
hi ronnie, this is a stunner, the only other one of these i have ever  seen is at the yelverton paperweight centre.

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Re: Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2007, 02:06:23 PM »
This is defintely NOT a Strathearn STOER weight. Here is a picture of a Stoer so you can see the difference, I think it is a much more collectable one off piece and it is common knowledge the glass makers at this facctory made many frigggers in their lunch break and sold them off to earn a little extra and I think this is one of these. A very nice addition to any collection - well done
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Re: Strathearn Super Magnum or what?
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2007, 03:25:15 PM »
Thanks for the further information. I can see from the photo of the Stoer that my paperweight is definitely not the same. It has pride of place in my small collection.
By the way, Frank, I sent pictures of the weight to Richard More and he sends you his regards.
Ronnie

 

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