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Paperweights

Paperweights must have first appeared along with paper in ancient Egypt. It is said that glass paperweights first appeared at an 1845 industrial exposition in Vienna. Today's collectors search for every type, from the very expensive French weights of the nineteenth century to the modern artist weights or advertising pieces. The glass tops of the paperweights sometimes have been nicked or scratched, and this type of damage can be removed by polishing. Some serious collectors think this type of repair is an alteration and will not buy a repolished weight; others think it is an acceptable technique of restoration that does not change the value. Printie is the flat or concave surfae formed when a paperweight is shaped on a grinding wheel. Baccarat paperweights are listed separately under Baccarat. 

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ImageCategoryPattern or ItemDescriptionYear PricedPrice
 PaperweightsAdvertisingBear, Standing, Parker Vises, 3 3/8 X 1 3/4 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingBuick, Big News Is Buick, Cast Iron, C.19301995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingConnecticut Mutual Life Insurance1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingCrescent Hotel, Eureka Springs, Ruby & Clear Glass, 3 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingMarvel Motor Car1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingMaryland Casualty Insurance, 2 3/4 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingMetropolitan Museum Pop Art, Signed F. Stella, 19701995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingNational Liberty Insurance, Glass, Silver Rim, Silver Coin, 19281995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingPenguin, Swanson Products, Metal1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingPig Shape, Iron, Kaiser Company, 1st Pig Iron, 1/1/43, 4 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingPig, H.w. Adams & Co., 2 1/8 X 3 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingPrudential 50th Anniversary, 19251995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingSherwin-williams Co. Paint, Cast Iron, 8 1/2 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingSouth Western Bell Telephone, Bell Shape, Blue1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsAdvertisingState Farm Insurance, Apple1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsBanfordBlue Flower & Ruby Flower, White Ground, 3 1/2 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsBlenkoControlled Bubble Spiral, Cylinder, Dome Top1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsBoy Girl KissingFull Figured, 3 1/8 X 2 1/4 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsBoy Kissing GirlFishing Pole & Hat At Bottom, Cast Iron1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsBronzeOval Frame, Mother-of-pearl In Base, France, 19th Century, 5 1/2 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsCaithnessChristmas Star, Poinsettia, Purple Ground, Canes1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsCape CodRose Center, Purple & White Swirl1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsChristopher ColumbusIntaglio, 1892 Exposition1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsClichyChain Of 13 Roses, Cinquefoil Garland1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PaperweightsClichyMillefiori Canes, Multi-colored, Opaque White Ground, 3 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price


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