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Offline tropdevin

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Re: Help with Old Paperweight, Id Needed
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2008, 08:21:45 PM »

I suspect it is from the Czech Republic - that style of flower and base has been made in that region (which changes its name from time to time) for the last 100 years. So if it really is very old, maybe call it Bohemian!  But very similar weights have been made throughout the period.

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Re: Help with Old Paperweight, Id Needed
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2008, 11:47:04 PM »
This looks like an early Gentile weight circa the 1950s or other mid west American maker of the time period.
This is based on the flowers, their arrangement, and the pontil on the base.



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