Hofbauer BMW crystal car figurine, paperweight

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  • Item Category: Glass
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 20,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
Classy - just like the real BMW.
DESCRIPTION
This great glass crystal BMW model is made by Hofbauer. According to a description I found online, "Karl Hofbauer", West Germany, created a new product-line by the registered name of Magic Crystal for Men. This was in 1987. This line consisted of automobile replicas made of genuine lead crystal with more than 24%PbO. The underside of the piece is frosted glass to help emphasize the features inside the car.

The car is in excellent condition with no chips, repairs or scratches. The label is missing.The car measures 8½ " long by 3" wide. The crystal is clear and white as shown in the first photo. The other photos give it a yellowish cast that isn't t I took those pictures when the sun was setting and it gave the yellow cast to the glass. I'm including them because the photos showed more details from different angles.

Vroooom. Vroooom.

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