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Offline malcmat

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Any help with this paper weight please ?
« on: July 09, 2012, 11:44:51 AM »
Hi, 2.25 inches tall and 2.25 inches dia with a flat polished base. Its hard to describe other than it has a portion that looks like a clam shell body in white and a amber spiral from the base leading to the side. It has a dozen small bubble inclusions with a thread of blue and amber dropping off the bubbles.
Any help with I/D would be much appreciated.
Malc


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Re: Any help with this paper weight please ?
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2012, 11:56:20 AM »
It looks very like an Isle of Wight paperweight I had identified on the board.
http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,47447.0.html
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Re: Any help with this paper weight please ?
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2012, 06:10:43 PM »
Thanks Gary for pointing me in the right direction, do you know when the isle of wight P/Ws went from the impressed pontil mark and started to finish them flat and polished on the base.
Many thanks
Malc


Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Any help with this paper weight please ?
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2012, 06:26:57 PM »
I don't think the pwts had flame pontil marks. Early ones had pedestals.
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Re: Any help with this paper weight please ?
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2012, 12:13:49 PM »
 :-[  sorry!
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Re: Any help with this paper weight please ?
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2012, 02:24:43 PM »
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