Hoffman Intaglio open salt Smoking lady

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 08, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

Not many of the Hoffman intaglios were made with the ribbed sides, but this is one of them - It is the classic Smoking Lady - 2 3/4" long and deeper than most at 5/8" - Appears to be in Near Mint condition - Carries the Butterfly mark --

- Although my dimensions given are very close to accurate, they are not always perfectly precise -Most of the book information I have comes from three sources 1) 5,000 Open Salts A Collector's Guide, William Heacock and Patricia Johnson (H&J) and the 2002-03 Rarity & Price Guide (Price Guide) -- 2) The Open Salt Compendium, Sandra Jzyk and Nina Robertson (OSC) -- 3) The 10 Books by Allan and Helen Smith (Smith) -

The majority of the salts I list are from my personal collection -However - I do purchase lots and collections, and sometimes just make a great find - If I have not stated whether the piece is from my collection or a different source, and you would like to know - please ask -

I offer QUESTIONS ANSWERED - (I am on the computer quite a bit, but not always just before auction ends so please give me time to get back to you with the answer), COMBINED SHIPPING (just let me know if you are still interested in any active auction - also if you have won MULTIPLE ITEMS PLEASE WAIT for an invoice from me - otherwise it will not show your shipping discount and complete

Currently I can only guarantee a once a week shipping - unfortunately I am not always sure which day of the week that will be - So to some I will be a fantastic quick shipper while to others I will be an ordinary shipper depending on when your payment is received in my shipping time frame -- ALSO PLEASE NOTE that in keeping my shipping costs as low as I do, and I am sorry that I have had to increase my rate a bit, but the postal fees have made it a necessity - some packages to some areas will be sent PARCEL POST as first class is not an option by the post office and that is an extended time frame - If your purchase is a gift or it really needs to be on your doorstep in a major hurry - let me know I will do my best to get it t on time - If you just want to be sure it arrives in a timely fashion just so you can see it quicker - I will ship Priority Mail for you with an increase in the cost - Just let me know if you want to pay for this option - Also some prefer Delivery Confirmation over insurance - Just let me know - Anything that you are willing to pay for over my low flat rate shipping is fine with me ----

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ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT OPEN SALTS CAN BE FOUND AT THE OPENSALTS INFO WEB SITE - FUN PLACE TO VISIT ---- AND WE HAVE CLUB MEETINGS IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREAS - AS A MATTER OF FACT I AM SURE WE HAVE A CLUB CLOSE TO YOU AS T ARE SIX OPEN SALT CLUBS IN THE U.S. - JUST ASK ME --

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