No-one likes general adverts, and ours hadn't been updated for ages, so we're having a clear-out and a change round to make the new ones useful to you. These new adverts bring in a small amount to help pay for the board and keep it free for you to use, so please do use them whenever you can, Let our links help you find great books on glass or a new piece for your collection. Thank you for supporting the Board.

Author Topic: Caithness Seadance PW..Markings help needed.  (Read 940 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline janettekay

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 135
Caithness Seadance PW..Markings help needed.
« on: November 07, 2013, 03:53:16 PM »
Hi all
I have had this PW since 1990  Marked Caithness Seadance Scotland...but also marked DE G18406...can anyone help with this added mark? thanks so much...janette...

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via book-seek.com


Offline Wuff

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 1006
    • Scotland's Glass
Re: Caithness Seadance PW..Markings help needed.
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2013, 04:20:33 PM »
Sea Dance comes in three colours: Sable (likely your weight) was first issued in 1989 - and G was the letter used to denote manufacture in 1989; the number (18406) would be the running number of unlimited weights made that year. Do a search on Scotland's Glass to see images of all three versions.

With engraved weights you often find initials of the engraver - but Sea Dance is not an engraved weight ... would it be the maker? Whilst it was designed by Colin Terris,  there will have been many people actually making the weights. I cannot remember having seen this before - has anyone else?

On the other hand, to me the DE looks a bit amateurish - so possibly it was not a standard feature, but someone thought her/his initials should be there.
Wolf Seelentag, St.Gallen
Interested in any aspect of Scottish glass? Have a look at Scotland's Glass.

Support the Glass Message Board by finding glass through glass-seek.com


Offline janettekay

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 135
Re: Caithness Seadance PW..Markings help needed.
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2013, 04:44:30 PM »
thanks Wolf....since I was having problems resizing the photos I only added one...here is another...

I think after seeing the pics on the site you gave me...it may be "gold"....but I defer to your expertise  ;)

And I need to make a correction..I purchased in 2000 at an auction..in a lot....my notes say it was in a presentation box....

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via book-seek.com


Offline Wuff

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 1006
    • Scotland's Glass
Re: Caithness Seadance PW..Markings help needed.
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2013, 07:03:54 PM »
I agree - "Gold" - seeing just the base was a wild guess :o.
You will have seen on Scotland's Glass that Gold was first issued in 1983 - but still in the catalogue in 1999. G still indicates manufacture in 1989.
Wolf Seelentag, St.Gallen
Interested in any aspect of Scottish glass? Have a look at Scotland's Glass.

Support the Glass Message Board by finding glass through glass-seek.com


Offline janettekay

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 135
Re: Caithness Seadance PW..Markings help needed.
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2013, 07:15:10 PM »
I agree - "Gold" - seeing just the base was a wild guess :o.
You will have seen on Scotland's Glass that Gold was first issued in 1983 - but still in the catalogue in 1999. G still indicates manufacture in 1989.

Thanks...Wuff...(sorry I typed "Wolf" before!!!!!!!!--darned bifocals...!)

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via book-seek.com


Offline Wuff

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 1006
    • Scotland's Glass
Re: Caithness Seadance PW..Markings help needed.
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2013, 09:21:11 PM »
Thanks...Wuff...(sorry I typed "Wolf" before!!!!!!!!--darned bifocals...!)
Well ... Wolf (to be more accurate: Wolfhart) is my correct name ... someone (on another forum) felt, Wuff was better describing my usual attitude ... so I adopted it  ::).
Wolf Seelentag, St.Gallen
Interested in any aspect of Scottish glass? Have a look at Scotland's Glass.

Support the Glass Message Board by finding glass through glass-seek.com


 

SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk
Look for glass on
ebay.co.uk
Visit the Glass Encyclopedia
link to glass encyclopedia
Look for glass on
ebay.com (us)
Visit the Online Glass Museum
link to glass museum


This website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand