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Offline john james

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ID caithness designer please
« on: December 02, 2010, 12:10:03 AM »
I need help in ID this beautiful paperweight I have found marked Cathness MYRIAD Scotland with the hand inscription Rhh 782
I tried contacting Caithness and was advised it may be a Collin Terris 1978 or 2001.
I will post a photo tomorrow, but in the mean time can anyone ID this Rhh????


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Re: ID caithness designer please
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2010, 01:57:21 AM »
Made/designed at Oban, see Scotland's Glass for variants/colours
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Re: ID caithness designer please
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2010, 07:00:23 PM »
There are two types:
1. Designed by Oban Studios (in many different colours) and first issued in 1978.
2. Designed by Colin Terris for the Royal Mint in 2001.

Now your weight is inscribed R ##782 (not Rhh: unlimited weights are signed by a character, identifying the year of manufacture, plus a running number). R stands for 1997 - so it cannot be the Colin Terris one.

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Re: ID caithness designer please
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2010, 10:07:40 PM »
To Wuff

Thank you for your wise knowledge.  I can put that one to bed

Again thank you

Regards  John James (in Scotland)


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