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Author Topic: Help identify my signed "torus bubble" weight please  (Read 230 times)

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Offline toffee66

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Help identify my signed "torus bubble" weight please
« on: October 07, 2018, 10:38:21 AM »
Hi,
I recently bought this weight, it is signed but I cannot read it, it is 3 inches in diameter, any help would be great. Thanks

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Re: Help identify my signed "torus bubble" weight please
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2018, 12:19:44 AM »
Hi toffee66, welcome to the Board.

I have ameneded the title of the thread to hopefully attract more viewers.

However, I think it is by Gerhard Schechinger. See Info Needed on G. Schechinger Paperweight for another example in the Board.
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Re: Help identify my signed "torus bubble" weight please
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2018, 08:04:17 PM »
Hi Kevin,

Thank you very much for the help, I typed that into a search and there it was, brilliant!!

Andy

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Re: Help identify my signed "torus bubble" weight please
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2018, 02:01:21 PM »
This is a copy of a Caithness paperweight called "Space Shuttle" which I think was issued in 1981, here is a picture of it
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Re: Help identify my signed "torus bubble" weight please
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2018, 06:45:29 PM »
Hi Dave,

Thank you for the info, how does that work then, copying a Caithness weight?

Cheers,
Andy

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Re: Help identify my signed "torus bubble" weight please
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2018, 11:06:13 AM »
Sorry Andy - I am not sure how this works or if Caithness paperweight designs are patented but you can see my weight is identical to yours
Dave

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Re: Help identify my signed "torus bubble" weight please
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2018, 11:51:43 AM »
The Caithness weigh has bubbles in the coloured ground and the bigger bubbles on either side of the ring appear to have points which meet inside the ring, while the first weight's bubbles are round and do not meet.  ???
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