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Offline Max

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Paperweight doorknob - it's bright - it's cheerful!
« on: July 06, 2005, 05:22:18 PM »
Hmm...bit worried I'm gonna be shot down by the paperweight fanciers fraternity here!   :shock:  :wink:

This was bought as 'Whitefriars', but I didn't for a moment think it was by them.  I was wondering about Strathearn - but frankly I haven't got a clue.  Perhaps it's Chinese? <confused look>   :?

At the moment, I'm trying to think of the best door to put it on (and no waggish comments like 'how about the shed door')  :lol:  

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-11098
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-11097

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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2005, 05:28:38 PM »
Hi Max

Not Whitefriars...but your Strathearn alternative I think is spot on.
The only reason you might get shot down by the paperweight fraternity is because they didn't get to it first. A very nice piece.
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Perhaps another handle for your walk in safe??  :wink:  :wink:


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Paperweight doorknob - it's bright - it's cheerful!
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2005, 05:31:18 PM »
Wow!  Its lovely Max!  Can't help you with identifying it, but happy to join your posse against anyone making disparaging remarks about which door to put it on :mrgreen:  :twisted:
Anne :wink:
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Paperweight doorknob - it's bright - it's cheerful!
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2005, 09:09:24 PM »
It is Strathearn, swap you for a Perthshire doorknob with a much nicer brass base.  :)  :D  :lol: Joke

I only have 3 Vasart or Strathearn and the rest of the doors have PP's waiting for affordable V's and S's.
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Paperweight doorknob - it's bright - it's cheerful!
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2005, 01:15:17 AM »
Max - it's one of the most cheerful Strathearn doorknobs I've seen.

But ... do you have curtains to match it  :?:
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« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2005, 10:27:41 PM »
Thanks for all your very kind replies.  I'm such a dunce at paperweights, I really feel like I'm blundering in the dark with them.  I simply don't trust my own judgement.   :?  :shock:  :oops:  

It's rather annoying that I only have one of these doorknobs, as I'd quite like to have them on every door (husband says 'NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!').  I'll have to choose carefully in that case, won't I?
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Re: Paperweight doorknob - it's bright - it's cheerful! ID = Strathearn
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2008, 01:29:31 AM »
Hi Max -
Have you still got the pictures somewhere?  :)
Ta heaps!

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Re: Paperweight doorknob - it's bright - it's cheerful!
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2008, 09:00:56 AM »
I think this has landed in the wrong category.... it needs nudging down two to Scottish Glass;D

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Re: Paperweight doorknob - it's bright - it's cheerful!
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2008, 12:42:59 PM »
Oh #@(&, did I put it into Scandi? Remind me never to moderate after midnight... Thanks, Nic.

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Re: Paperweight doorknob - it's bright - it's cheerful!
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2008, 12:54:54 PM »
Luckily my paperweight doorknob is in situ still!  Photo's reshot and added Cathy.  :hiclp: :D

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