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Offline incazzatonero

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Mysterious, scratched signature on Perthshire Paperweight 1995
« on: September 18, 2012, 08:21:28 PM »
Since years I have these Perthshire paperweight in my collection date cane from the 1995th
Yesterday I first saw a very small engraving / signature at the bottom, but it is indecipherable.
Can someone help me?


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Another picture of the signature
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2012, 10:45:47 PM »
I hope this helps?!


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Re: Mysterious, scratched signature on Perthshire Paperweight 1995
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2012, 10:55:50 PM »
It looks like the numbers 342 to me :-\
m


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Re: Mysterious, scratched signature on Perthshire Paperweight 1995
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2012, 07:40:54 AM »
I am sure: it is NOT a number!
Also sure: it is a name!


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Re: Mysterious, scratched signature on Perthshire Paperweight 1995
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2012, 09:28:34 AM »
It's 342 which would be the issue number of this weight in a limited production rum.

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Re: Mysterious, scratched signature on Perthshire Paperweight 1995
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2012, 09:37:39 AM »
Is the date cane definately 1995 as it's hard to read in the picture? As on checking the Mahoney & McClanahan Perthshire book this pattern does not seem to be from 1995.

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Re: Mysterious, scratched signature on Perthshire Paperweight 1995
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2012, 09:47:19 AM »
Depending on the size this will be a PP19 (large) or more likely a PP19A (small), both in production in 1995, and limited editions (actual numbers unknown). So I would assume the writing in question is the edition number.
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Re: Mysterious, scratched signature on Perthshire Paperweight 1995
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2012, 10:01:13 AM »
I read 342 clearly.
Nice. I like these.
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Re: Mysterious, scratched signature on Perthshire Paperweight 1995
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2012, 11:42:04 AM »
Yes, his name is 342.

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Re: Mysterious, scratched signature on Perthshire Paperweight 1995
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2012, 12:02:00 PM »
Could be 242.

 

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