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Remember the Maine paperweight

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Posted 5 years ago


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This paperweight came from a distant relative's estate. I understand that it is a bit of propaganda from the Spanish-American war. In excellent condition for being over 100 years old. I'm interested in knowing its approximate value.
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  1. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
    "Remember the Maine" was the rallying cry of the Spanish American War.

    I have seen many different objects and several paperweights, but I have never seen a paperweight like this one before. Thanks for sharing!

  2. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
    I collect SAW and I collect art glass but I wouldn't give it a second look if it were priced above $50. Of course some may differ but that gives you an idea what once collector would be willing to pay!

  3. houdinia, 5 years ago
    Thanks scottvez. That's the kind of information I was looking for, not having a clue
    to its worth. Sorry if I stepped on any toes, ThriftyGypsy! I'm too old to have my feelings hurt over a paperweight! (I did find a very similar paperweight to mine in the Wolfson Collection at the Florida International Museum - made by what looks to be the same hand.) And yes, Scott, I am aware that "Remember the Maine" was the rallying cry for the Spanish-American War - which makes this weight a propaganda device. Some things never change.
  4. houdinia, 5 years ago
    Thanks for all the information, everyone!

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