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Offline vanmann

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ID help please ribboned paperweight
« on: March 25, 2011, 04:34:18 PM »
This is the first paperweight I have bought as it always looked a bit of a minefield identifying them. This is approx 11cms in diameter and weighs 1.7 kgs.The base is flat and has 4 small pits in it, perhaps from polishing?.The clear glass contains ribbons of pink, white and brown together with what looks like spirals of tiny bubbles. All suggestions much appreciated.


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Re: ID help please ribboned paperweight
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2011, 09:26:46 PM »
Having looked at countless number of paperweights I am now wondering if this could be Caithness -Daydream design. If so would the unmarked base mean this was a second?


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Re: ID help please ribboned paperweight
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2011, 01:29:17 AM »
Yes, it does look like the "Daydreams" Caithness weight - I checked the example shown in the Scotlands Glass website.

For comments on Caithness weights that were not marked, see the recent thread:
http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,39352.msg218020.html#msg218020
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