Fresno Glass Paperweights (112468)

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Fresno Glass Paperweights  (112468)
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4 Total. 1. Heald's College. Round clear glass, 4" diameter X 1.5 " height, 14.8 oz. center portrait of Edward Payson Heald, founder of college in 1863. Portrait is on white background, encircled with city campus locations. Motto in circle "WHEN IN NEED OF OFFICE HELP CALL ON HEALDS COLLEGE". All campuses were closed April 27, 2015. In good condition: does have small scratched on top and internal crack on bottom (does not touch glass surface.

2.Fidelity and Deposit Co. Of Maryland. Fresno Office. 4 "x3" x1 ", 11.2 oz. Clear glass w/ ad "SURETY BONDS" Color Pict (drawing) of the Fidelity 15 Story building in Maryland built in 1893 W/horse drawn carriages. F.M. Chittenden, Agent. Fresno, CA. Reverse of weight brown w/initials "AB".

3. General Teamsters Union Local 431, 4.25" X3 X 1, 14.4 oz. Blue print on white background. Teamsters logo, address in Fresno, Ca. and list of officers. Underside is a mirror.

4. Columbia Varnish Co., 4" X 3" X 1", 12.8 oz. Black Lettering on gold background. Address Fresno, Calif. Underside is a mirror w/small crack in upper left corner (does not extend to surface).

Provenance: John Reynolds Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: Fresno
Date: 1800-1900's