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Offline Leeb46

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VINTAGE PAPERWEIGHT! HELP!
« on: April 27, 2011, 02:44:26 AM »
Hey all.  I am  new to this whole collecting paperweights...  I found this one at a yard sale for .50 I dont know anything about it accept for the tag on the inside that says A.  Ribatego/  Portugal .  Anyone know what this is or what it may be worth??  thanks!! :smg:

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Re: VINTAGE PAPERWEIGHT! HELP!
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2011, 06:21:31 AM »
Is that reverse painting on a clear block of glass? Curious!

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Re: VINTAGE PAPERWEIGHT! HELP!
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2011, 08:00:19 AM »
Are you sure it's glass and not clear resin/lucite (ie same as plexiglass)?
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Re: VINTAGE PAPERWEIGHT! HELP!
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2011, 11:13:24 AM »
Its not a picture inside.  its actually hand made dolls made of material.

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Re: VINTAGE PAPERWEIGHT! HELP!
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2011, 11:33:52 AM »
In that case, it's not glass. Resin paperweights have been very common Mediterranean souvenirs for the last 40/50 years. Ribatejo is a place in Portugal.

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