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Offline adam20

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Caithness Fireball?
« on: October 15, 2011, 09:14:34 AM »
I have looked at this image in the Caithness Collectors Book (2nd Edition) pp51 many times and it doesn't seem to conform to my Fireball paperweight. Excellent book and most likely I have it wrong or angle of picture is misleading.

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Listed as CT305 Fireball 1983 by Colin Terris - book image is ball with flame of glass - mine is central envelope of glass in red/pink glass.

Maybe there is some give and take re production.

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Re: Caithness Fireball?
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2011, 02:18:40 PM »
On ScotlandsGlass you find the colour image of Fireball taken from the "Caithness Guide" - same view as in Charlton. Single views are often difficult to compare - but the colour of your weight seems to be alright.
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Re: Caithness Fireball?
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2011, 02:43:38 PM »
Thanks Wolf - I forgot about Scotland Glass website and that's a better image - it still looks different but I'm satisfied as you suggest colourwise that it is the same weight - techniques probably varied slightly in the making.

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Re: Caithness Fireball?
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2011, 12:50:07 AM »
I forgot about Scotland Glass website

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