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Offline Seapig

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Marks on base of paperweight
« on: January 12, 2013, 06:13:50 PM »
I have a glass paperweight with a small rectangular groove or niche on the base. I also have one with a tiny square groove. Can anyone tell me what this are? Many thanks!

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Re: Marks on base of paperweight
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2013, 06:24:37 PM »
Need some pics, without them I think we can only tell you what you already know.

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Re: Marks on base of paperweight
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2013, 06:31:50 PM »
OK thanks, I will try and do that tomorrow. I thought they might be caused by the manufacturing process although not sure how.

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Re: Marks on base of paperweight
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2013, 07:30:36 PM »
This isn't my paperweight but it shows the type of mark I am referring to...

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Re: Marks on base of paperweight
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2013, 12:27:12 AM »
just looks like a pontil scar which was to deep to polish out
cheers Ray

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Re: Marks on base of paperweight
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2013, 01:59:58 AM »
I would have to agree with Ray

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Re: Marks on base of paperweight
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2013, 08:54:32 AM »
That is what I suspected but good to have it confirmed. Many thanks! 

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