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Offline Wuff

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Caithness - unknown pattern
« on: March 27, 2010, 05:01:39 PM »
Any comment on the following paperweight would be appreciated:
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Re: Caithness - unknown pattern
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2010, 11:43:52 PM »
I emailed the seller who confirmed there is nothing whatsoever on the base of the paperweight.  However, from the pictures it does look like Caithness.  Perhaps a trial weight?

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Re: Caithness - unknown pattern
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2010, 02:08:37 AM »
It looks like a variation of the Strathearn Tropic design.



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Re: Caithness - unknown pattern
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2010, 02:04:17 PM »
After talking to several people (off the list) the present assumptions are summarised as follows:
It is Caithness - but likley not Colin Terris.
It is neither Alastair MacIntosh nor Helen MacDonald.
It is Helen's cutting design, though - and therefore likely facetted by Martin Murray.
The entire weight might be Martin Murray.
Could be a design study (not selected for production), an event piece, or just a 'homer'.

Any further comment would be appreciated.
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