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Offline tropdevin

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ID Help - Perthshire?
« on: June 14, 2012, 10:31:13 AM »

Much about the paperweight shown below suggests Perthshire Paperweights to me - the canes, the ground, the base finish...but I cannot spot it in the Perthshire book.  It could be a late design, or an experimental piece, or I may have missed it!  Any thoughts welcome.

Diameter 2 5/8 inch / 69 mm; height 1 7/8 inch / 49 mm.

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Re: ID Help - Perthshire?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2012, 09:52:39 PM »
Definitely shaped like one and it has a very tidy setup like Perthshire. That sorta felt-like red ground looks like one too. The only other maker I have seen use that ground is McDougall which stands to reason as he was the gaffer at Perthshire.
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