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Offline casalibre

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Antique Lampwork Paperweight. Please help ID!
« on: November 27, 2012, 04:11:53 PM »
Recently I have purchased this paperweight.
I am sure it is antique (from the shape and so on...),
but I do not know: is it from France or is it from the USA (NEGC or B&S)?
435 GRAMM
Dia: 6,8 cm
H: 4,7
Many light surface wear.
Please look at the pictures!




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Re: Antique Lampwork Paperweight. Please help ID!
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2012, 04:31:56 PM »
Your pictures don't enlarge sufficiently to see the canes too well but I'm pretty sure it's Clichy.
 Bigger images would be good.


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Re: Antique Lampwork Paperweight. Please help ID!
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2012, 05:26:13 PM »
OK.
I will try to send a better picture of the canes.


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Re: Antique Lampwork Paperweight. Please help ID!
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2012, 05:38:04 PM »
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Hi.  It looks like an antique Saint-louis nosegay to me - the general design is correct, and the smallest cane is typical of their colours.

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Re: Antique Lampwork Paperweight. Please help ID!
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2012, 05:42:00 PM »
Yes, my mistake Alan

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Re: Antique Lampwork Paperweight. Please help ID!
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2012, 06:51:01 PM »
Thanks Alan!
When I shall selling the weight on ebay, what could be a usual price for the item?


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Re: Antique Lampwork Paperweight. Please help ID!
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2012, 06:54:21 PM »
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Hi.

All I can say on price is that a similar paperweight with grid cut base struggled in the recent Selman auction, getting (I think) a high bid of US $250. So don't expect too much!

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Re: Antique Lampwork Paperweight. Please help ID!
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2012, 08:50:27 PM »
OK.
I am living in Europa.
A bid of 250.- $ by Selman USA means:
Premium for the auction approx. of 50.- $.
Shipping costs 30$.-.
Fees about 50.- $.
In tutto about 400.-$ or not?



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Re: Antique Lampwork Paperweight. Please help ID!
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2012, 10:19:06 PM »
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Well, yes and no. To get Selman prices you need the loyal bidders who buy your catalogue, and have done for many years. I doubt you would get near Selman prices if you sell on eBay - but you might just be lucky.

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