Author Topic: How to distinguish whether Silesia or Thuringia?  (Read 252 times)

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Offline casalibre

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How to distinguish whether Silesia or Thuringia?
« on: November 27, 2012, 05:09:51 PM »
On ebay I have found a very nice German paperweight:
My question is:
How can I reliably distinguish whether the origin is Silesia or Thuringia?

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Re: How to distinguish whether Silesia or Thuringia?
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2012, 05:40:29 PM »

Hi.  I am not sure that anyone knows enough about all the relevant factories to tell the difference in every case, but this paperweight looks like it has Lauscha canes in it - so it would be from Thuringia.

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