Purchased at an estate sale in Baltimore from a retired captain of a ship. Used to sit on his desk. He purchased in Europe in the 1950's when he worked on a cruise ship. Vintage Cast Iron Beautiful Hand shaped Letter Paper Weight/Doorstopper. Rich Patina in beautiful condition. This piece is amazing shaped like a man's hand in size. This piece would be perfect on a entryway table, mantle or on a desk, in a man's cave. Very Heavy! Cool piece!