1912 Waterbury Button Co. (Connecticut) 100th Anniversary Glass & Ceramic Paperweight
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1912 Waterbury Button Co. (Connecticut) 100th Anniversary Glass & Ceramic Paperweight

Code: advt00012ct


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a wonderful circa 1912 100th anniversary advertising paperweight for the Waterbury Button Company of Waterbury, Connecticut. The company's website boasts that at the meeting between Generals Grant and Lee at Appomattox Courthouse, both men wore Waterbury buttons upon their uniforms. The paperweight is in glass and ceramic and is in a faceted polyhedron shape. The ceramic center shows the intertwined initials of the company on its top face and other words and a lion symbol on its sides.

VINTAGE: Circa 1912.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/8" in height and 3" in width (from point to point).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Glass, ceramic, felted bottom.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an early advertising paperweight collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. SHOP MCEX13 LABJX12/13 TRAJJX10/14

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The paperweight has only very light wear; an couple of the corners are very slightly chipped.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.