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Offline greenacres_2

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Please help with my mini .........
« on: January 12, 2011, 09:07:39 PM »
I just a novice, and know really nothing about paperweights. Could you help me with this info?


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Re: Please help with my mini .........
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2011, 09:10:43 PM »
And the good news is, your photographs are excellent. Unfortunately, the PW you're showing is a recent Chinese chrysanthemum. Check the finish on the underside and you'll know next time you run into one...
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Re: Please help with my mini .........
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2011, 01:05:08 AM »
Thank you, what is the value of something like this? Is it $25.00 Or is it only worth what someone is willing to pay?


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Re: Please help with my mini .........
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2011, 01:39:54 AM »
The "values" of these type of Chinese weights vary considerably - using eBay and "antiques & collectibles" fairs as a guide.

$2 would be a better figure than $25 for small versions of these. There are lots available.
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