Author Topic: Perthshire 1985 Smithsonian Paperweight  (Read 406 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline paperweights

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 236
    • Allan's Paperweights
Perthshire 1985 Smithsonian Paperweight
« on: June 18, 2011, 08:59:33 PM »
Can anyone confirm that this is the Perthshire special edition Smithsonian paperweight?  I got it with a Smithsonian certificate, but it does not match the paperweight shown in the Complete Guide to Perthshire Paperweights.  At first I thought certificate belonged to a different weight, but I can't find this pattern anywhere in the Perthshire book.  It is a large weight, just under 3" in diameter and is signed on the bottom "P 1985".  So which PP is it?

(http://paperweights.com/pw3075tn.jpg)

http://paperweights.com/pw3075sm.jpg
From:  Allan Port
                                                             
Check out my web page for Glass paperweights, Paperweight Books, and Paperweight Information
http://paperweights.com


Offline SophieB

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 359
Re: Perthshire 1985 Smithsonian Paperweight
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2011, 09:41:32 PM »
Hi,

It may not be a PP weight. According to John Simmonds, Perthshire did a number of limited editions for specific shops/outlets (in his book, he shows a limited edition teddy bear weight made for Harrods). This could be one such edition. Often these 'rogue' editions are not recorded anywhere.

Personally, I cannot remember seeing your weight before, but others on this board may have. It is very pretty anyway.

SophieB

  


 

Search
eBay.com
eBay.co.uk

Enter key words
Link to Glass Encyclopedia
Link to Glass Museum
Enter
key words
to search
Amazon.com