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Offline adam20

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Caithness letter opener inset with tiny paperweight
« on: May 27, 2011, 01:30:37 PM »
Caithness paperweight letter opener in original case - inset with miniature paperweight

5.25" long - see photo of label on back of box why 40 in middle of paperweight?

Got today for £2.00 is that a bargain?

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Re: Caithness letter opener inset with tiny paperweight
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2011, 09:43:42 AM »
... why 40 in middle of paperweight?
Caithness has produced several gift items (spoons, letter openers, ...) with numerals: at least 25 and 40, possibly more. Likely meant for birthdays, anniversaries, ...
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Re: Caithness letter opener inset with tiny paperweight
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2011, 09:22:23 PM »
Whilst I was looking for something else, I came across a 1986 leaflet showing your letter opener - code "TPK1 40" (there is also a TPK1 25) - indeed silver plated. Don't have the price list, though.
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