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Offline karelm

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Newbie needs glass apple identification help
« on: December 31, 2006, 12:57:56 PM »
Hi,
I'm a total newbie so excuse the "technical terms" I use! ;D
I recently bought this glass apple in Vienna, Austria.  The dealer had no clue.
It is about 12cm by 12 cm (about 4 inches) top to bottom and across.  The colouring is on the inside of the apple meaning there is a clear layer of glas over the colour.  Small bubles are visible in the glass (presumably a sign of bad quality???)  The stem has a rough tip to it and I initially thought it had been broken but it is clear that the roughness was left when the molten glass was cut by the manufacturer.  Not a clue if it is even collectable but I just loved the colours and the way it looks!
Any help with manufacutrer or even pointers of where on the web I can look for more info would be great.
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q83/turando101/top1.jpg
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q83/turando101/side1.jpg

Thanks
karelm
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Re: Newbie needs glass apple identification help
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2006, 02:19:22 PM »
Hi,
Not a paperweight as it is to light to be one as it is hollow/blown glass.  Also the size makes it too big for a paperweight.  Must have been made as an ornament.
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Re: Newbie needs glass apple identification help
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2006, 08:11:49 PM »
Langham Glass make a similar style of Apple.
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Re: Newbie needs glass apple identification help
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2007, 01:48:36 PM »
Thanks Frank,
I had a look on their site; looks similar but unfortunately not the same.
Anybody got an idea where I can start to look for more info?  I have checked everywhere for some kind of manufacturers mark but could find nothing, to be honest I couldnt care if it was made yesterday but I want to know who made it!! ;D  Afterall I bought it because I liked how it looked
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