Sunday, July 18, 2010

Newsstand paperweights

“Though they were once as omnipresent as phone booths, the heyday of the cast-iron weights has come and gone”: a New York Times slideshow of newsstand paperweights.

And in Fluence, an illustrated interview with collector Harley Spiller. (Go to the May-June 2010 issue.)

[Toronto Star newsstand paperweight. Photograph by Micki Watanabe Spiller, from the New York Times slideshow.]

comments: 2

Anonymous said...

Do you have ideas as to where I could aquire a vintage paperweight?

Michael Leddy said...

I wish I did. Sorry.