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Flower paperweght
« on: September 04, 2011, 03:45:40 PM »
Not normally a weight I would not buy with my limited knowledge but the seller offered them as  a pair along with the Isle of Wight looks well made IMHO base is polished with some signs of wear 3.5" high

https://picasaweb.google.com/107067405711297858658/FlowerPaperweight#5648520070975784226



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Re: Flower paperweght
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2011, 09:32:26 PM »
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If it looks reasonably recent, with nice clear glass, I think it is most likely modern Czech (eg Beranek).

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Re: Flower paperweght
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2011, 09:32:52 PM »
Thanks Alan, am I pretty safe to describe it as probably  Czech with a ? of course I appreciate it's hard without a label to give a positive ID on most things just wanted to make it wasn't a Chinese one.


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Re: Flower paperweght
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2011, 11:50:51 AM »
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Hi Chris

I'm no legal expert, but I think if you use the word 'probably' and put in a question mark it would be hard to criticise you for having a 'deliberately misleading description'. But as for how much you might get....I sold a similar one to yours last year for around £15.00, I recall, yet a 3 flower in a pot Czech weight I sold last week made the princely sum of £1.25 (and that is before eBay and Paypal fees were deducted...it would have been simpler to give it to the local charity shop!)

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Re: Flower paperweght
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2011, 03:56:18 PM »
Thanks again for the advice probably hang on to it a while  ;D

Chris :sun:


 



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