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Offline janettekay

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Fratelli Toso (?) Knob Cylinder PW Info Needed
« on: October 20, 2010, 01:56:23 PM »
hi all

I purchased this PW..recognizing the label from this board as Fratelli Toso...yes?.....
I am interested in knowing if ID is correct , possible age  and WHY does it have a hole in the bottom.....???

4 1/2" H...

Thanks so much for any info






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Re: Fratelli Toso (?) Knob Cylinder PW Info Needed
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2010, 11:18:15 PM »
Yes, it is Fratelli Toso from the 1960s. It is a handled paperweight. The hole in the bottom goes into the sommerso cavity. They are all made that way. Why is hard to say. There doesn't seem to be any purpose in not closing the hole. They just decided not to, I guess. It does make it more interesting.
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Re: Fratelli Toso (?) Knob Cylinder PW Info Needed
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2010, 12:35:10 AM »
anita..thanks so much !!!!  I appreciate the info !!!
janette




 



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