The 2003 PCA Convention
San Antonio, Texas
2003 Convention — San Antonio, Texas
of the benefits of becoming
a member of the Paperweight Collectors Association
is that you can attend the biennial PCA Convention, which
is a gathering of paperweight collectors, makers, and dealers. Our
2003 convention was held in San Antonio, Texas. Most of the
presentations that were delivered were accompanied by colored handouts
that provided summations of the presentations and illustrations
of the paperweights that were discussed in the presentation. We
are making the handouts of some of those presentations available
(PDF) This presentation by Gary McClanahan and William Gaskill
covered a broad overview of interesting and collectible paperweights.
(PDF) This presentation covered English factories, especially
(PDF) This presentation covered the history of the Gillinder
Bros glass firm.
(PDF) This presentation covered an overview of old and
new knowledge about French paperweights of the classic period.
(PDF) This presentation was used in the BOF about the Future
(PDF) This presentation contains the book lists that defined
the reference materials available to collectors.
- MarshallDeitschHandOut (PDF) This presentation covered the paperweights and other
glass objects created by the Gillinder family at the 1876 Centennial
Exhibition in Philadelphia.
(PDF) This presentation was used in the BOF about Union
Glass, Somerville, Massachusetts.
- RoyBrownHandOut (PDF) This presentation was used in the BOF entitled "Roy's Magic
(PDF) This presentation was used in the BOF about English
bottle-glass paperweights and whimsies.
presentation is provided as a courtesy to the attendees of the Convention.
The PCA does not endorse, recommend, or suggest any products
of services from any vendor or company.
(PDF) This presentation was provided by the Chubb Group
and discussed some ways of insuring you paperweight collection.
Reader is required to view our 2003 Convention handouts. If you don't
already have it, get
it here for free!
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