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Offline Pinkspoons

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Perthshire Paperweights
« on: November 06, 2012, 04:27:16 PM »
I don't usually dabble in paperweights, but I would have been silly to bypass these ten PP weights, with original display sign.

I've been told that they should date to the late 1960s / early 1970s, coming from a defunct shop that closed around then, but I've literally no idea. Every design bears the same label.

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Re: Perthshire Paperweights
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2012, 06:32:21 PM »
Sorry, bit of transposition there with the dates - late 80s / early 90s is what it should have read.

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Re: Perthshire Paperweights
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2012, 10:28:18 PM »
All look like general range, shown here but incomplete as yet....

http://www.scotlandsglass.co.uk/cms/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=186&Itemid=6

Nice to get such a group with the retailers sign.... any papers with them?
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Re: Perthshire Paperweights
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2012, 11:07:58 PM »
Aye, there's nothing terribly exciting in amongst them. No paperwork for them, sadly - although there was a box for a ltd. edition S. Drysdale paperweight from 1987... but no paperweight!

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If you need photos of any of the weights, or one of the sign, for Scotland's Glass then let me know and I can forward some higher-res images once I figure out how to light them damned things without getting glare.

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Re: Perthshire Paperweights
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2012, 07:42:18 AM »
In a bowl of water for the top shots - but then the labels...

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Re: Perthshire Paperweights
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2012, 09:20:06 AM »
Oh, excellent tip. The labels should survive as long as it's just a quick plunge and I dab them dry.

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