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Offline casalibre

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eBay: rare Clichy purple and white magnum Swirl paperweight ?
« on: October 02, 2010, 09:54:57 AM »
on eBay

http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160488028512&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:DE:1123

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it is looking like more MURANO to me?


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Re: eBay: rare Clichy purple and white magnum Swirl paperweight ?
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2010, 11:52:44 AM »
Attribution on Ebay is a pain isn't it.  I don't know enough about Clichy to fit on a pinhead - I do know I am sick and tired of people attributing MDINA as MURANO - even when the label says Malta on it.

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Re: eBay: rare Clichy purple and white magnum Swirl paperweight ?
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2010, 02:40:29 PM »
Looks like a genuine Clichy - the price is a bit optimistic tho.
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Re: eBay: rare Clichy purple and white magnum Swirl paperweight ?
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2010, 04:28:53 PM »
I agree.  Genuine Clichy.  Casalibre, why did you think this looked like a Murano? 
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Re: eBay: rare Clichy purple and white magnum Swirl paperweight ?
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2010, 04:32:07 PM »

 I also vote Clichy, but it looks to be heavily polished from the side,  (2nd photo shows the weights profile to be way to low )

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Re: eBay: rare Clichy purple and white magnum Swirl paperweight ?
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2010, 08:16:09 AM »
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Hi Guys.

It is as Clichy as they come.  I was the underbidder on this piece at auction on Friday (Biddle & Webb in Birmingham, before you ask ;) ).  And as the last post correctly notes, it has lost quite a bit of the original glass off the top in repolishing at some time.  It is a decent size, and nicely laid out piece, and if it had been in original condition and shape I might have paid £1250 for it!

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Re: eBay: rare Clichy purple and white magnum Swirl paperweight ?
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2010, 08:18:19 PM »
Thanks Alen!

 

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