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Here's a pair of small, charming twin antique glass fishing floats, unusual to come across a matching pair! Have loved these adorable glass fishing floats for decades. Time to let someone else enjoy and then pass on to posterity. In light aqua, each little glass fishing float shows normal surface wear from service at sea 'in the olden days', as we'd say when we were kids....and at some point in life one realizes there's no scarcity of 'olden days'!

The 'River Song Twins' each measure 2-1/4" diameter (the glass) or between 7-1/16" to 7-1/8" in circumference, about 'golf ball' size collectors would say for easy reference to size. Each little gem wears a shiny black polyester net. Unusual to find black poly nets! High quality polyester was used in the 1950's - 60's to replace worn natural fiber nets. Each net is tight, fully intact, in excellent vintage condition.

Notice how the River Song Twins glow even in low light. Photo #3 was taken at dusk, yet these magical vintage glass fishing floats still show off even in the near dark! (I never use flash.) Notice the seal buttons in this photo, each bearing the famous 'River Mouth' markings. The seals are each in terrific vintage condition, showing a few lightly grazed spots to their outer surround edges from normal wear during the course of their working lives.

The 'River Mouth' marks are delightful. I love these ancient kanji marks - a favorite! The 'box' represents the portal or opening of the river. The three vertical or parallel lines represent the 'flow' or movement of the river. You'll love the River Song Twins for life!

Please see SHIPPING & COMBINED SHIPPING below. Thanks for caring for vintage fishing floats, rapidly replaced with plastic and synthetics. Thanks for visiting lightinawormhole.

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SHIPPING: Priority shipping offered. Boxed with extra insulation for maximal protection. Cost is $10.00. Includes tracking & insurance. Packed with absolute care. Please allow 1 - 2 days
to ship and 2 - 3 days for the carrier. Expect to receive in a week or less.** Parcel Post for larger, heavier items. More cost effective but slower. Allow 2 to 9 days for carrier. Thank you☺

COMBINED SHIPPING: YES, I will combine! Floats of similar size/weight combined to save you shipping. Decisions made at time of packing, using best judgment, providing maximal protection. Best option – pay shipping up front. Combined shipping refund issued promptly via Paypal at time of shipping. My customers will confirm I am happy to do this. If this doesn’t work for you, convo for a ‘guesstimate’ on combined shipping of items. I'll work with you:)

CANADA: 1st Class Mail International or Priority International. Please convo. Thanks!
lightinawormhole by Robi

Glass Fishing Float Collectible, River Song Twins MARKS, Antique, Nautical, Beach Cottage Decor, Beach Decor, Sea, Ocean, Home and Garden


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: glass, polyester
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 836 reviews
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