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Offline malcmat

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green lizard paperweight
« on: April 17, 2013, 08:26:15 AM »
Hi, green lizard Paperweight on a blue ground 623grm and 3.250 inches dia and 2.250 inches tall my first thoughts were Chinese and then Murano. ????
Any help on I/D would be appreciated
Malc


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Re: green lizard paperweight
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2013, 09:37:57 AM »
I'd go back to your very first thought


Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: green lizard paperweight
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2013, 09:54:21 AM »
Absolutely, 100% Chinese. British Heart Foundation new goods, dating to around 2003-ish.
Really rather nice too.  :)
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Offline daveweight

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Re: green lizard paperweight
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2013, 10:03:56 AM »
As Sue rightly says this is a Chinese weight and was the first in a series of weights specially commissioned and sold by the British Heart Foundation for 4.99
Dave


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Re: green lizard paperweight
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2013, 02:08:11 PM »
Thanks to everyone for the confirmation slowly getting better with some I/ds. Its a shame that the tinypics in some of the search  threads tend to disappear over time thus losing valuable images / information.

Malc


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Re: green lizard paperweight
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2013, 03:18:08 PM »
I think if you find a thread with vanished images it would be quite old.
If you do, it is a good idea to flag it up to the original poster and ask them to replace the image if at all possible - or to tell one of our lovely moderators who might be able to chase up the original poster if you can't.
We have been making a concerted effort to encourage folk to post images directly to the board for some time. It really is a complete pain when images vanish.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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