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Author Topic: Selkirk info  (Read 516 times)

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Offline SophieB

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Selkirk info
« on: August 30, 2010, 09:34:20 AM »
Hi there,

I would like to know whether the Selkirk paperweight 'Vision' (Magnum - limited edition of 150 by Peter Holmes - 1995) has a window on the top of the dome? And also how many windows in total on this weight?

I could not find a picture of it on Scotland's Glass (or anywhere else for this matter).

Many thanks.

SophieB

 

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Offline Wuff

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Re: Selkirk info
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2010, 06:19:39 PM »
Unfortunately it will be some time until we can tackle Selkirk - still in the progress of finishing Caithness. Many more recent Selkirk catalogues have already been scanned, however (good quality scans of pre-1986 still missing - so if you own any of these catalogues, ....  >:D), and I attach the image from the 1995 catalogue (Vision not shown in 1996ff): a quite unusual facetting - at least 5, more likely 6 facets (3 in the upper section, 3 at the widest circumference, but looks like none right at the top).
Wolf Seelentag, St.Gallen
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Offline SophieB

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Re: Selkirk info
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2010, 09:12:30 PM »
Hi Wolf,

Thank you so much. I was hoping that you had an image for this weight.;D .
And no, there does not seem to be a top facet. It is very helpful, indeed.

I do not have any early catalogues for you to scan though...

Cheers

Sophie

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