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Offline purpleflowers

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« on: May 04, 2006, 07:34:04 PM »
Hello Everyone!

What a wonderful site!  I am completely new to this, so please bear with me.

I have six paperweights that have been given to me.   :?  I have listed with as much detail below.  I was hoping someone may be able to help as I have absolutely no idea as to their value.  They aren't the best but I do have pictures at the following:


http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/divmomw2/my_photos

I will identify according to how I named the pictures

Bird:  no markings

Golden Corsage:  Engraved on bottom
                          'Golden Corsage Caithness Scotland 36/250'
One flower petal seems to have a white chip??

P red Whit Blue:  Center cane has 'P'

P White Flower:  Flower has 'P'

Perthshire 1975:  Cane has 'P 1975'
                          Goat, Squirrel & Bear cane
                          'Perthshire Paperweights Crieff Scotland' Sticker

Sugar 'n' Spice:   Engraved on bottom
                          Sugar 'n' Spice Caithness Scotland Colin Ferris 95 1995

Thanks to you all!  Any information anyone can help me with would be great!  

 :D


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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2006, 07:40:19 PM »
Last one is Colin Terris, who passed away earlier this year.
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2006, 10:32:39 PM »
For identification, all the P ones are Perthshire, the bird is a Chinese weight and the others are Caithness.

For the Caithness paperweights, it's best to buy a copy of Charltons 2nd edition by Colin Terris, which you can buy on Amazon.

Actual value depends on the condition the weights are in, whether they have any scratches, chips, or bruises - and also whether they come with the original box and certificate.
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2006, 09:16:08 PM »
It´s Ronny  :)

This weight:


"P White Flower: Flower has 'P' "

http://us.a2.yahoofs.com/users/43ba924az4b626a92/8b01scd/__sr_/dea3scd.jpg?phoV8WEBI9QsMfMZ

is a Perthshire 1975 faceted Christmas rose paperweight. Ltd. Ed. of 347 pieces made. (Estimate c. $250 - $350)

Have all a very nice weekend.

Nadine unfortunately must stay in hospital with our youngest son, who has a very bad bronchitis.

All the best
Ronny


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« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2006, 05:05:27 AM »
Hello Everyone!

I just wanted to say thank you to all who responded to my post.

I will probably be listing these on eBay over the summer.    I'll post the link when I do.

Thanks Again!
 :D


 

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