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11-10-2016, 07:09 PM
Looking forward to another great show Bill !!! you do a wonderful job every year.
hope we get great weather and large crowds !!
This is a hard to find variant and a gorgeous piece of old glass.
I have one of these on my...
hello jk. one place you may wish to start is by finding your localities Sanborn maps. these are generally 1890's to 1920's and were laid out for the use by insurance companies. if you can be...
06-29-2016, 08:14 AM
time to locate the nearest bottle club and get a better knowledge base. as has been posted, it
may not be of benefit to you to tumble a $10.00 bottle. get on the internet and learn what you can ...
This example appears quite green in my pics, but is actually an
olive amber. It's about mint with some nice base wear. I bought
it from a dealer in Hawaii on a Wednesday night and it was...
got this last week online. we dig primarily in the coal regions and
very very rarely do we dig inks. My guess is that digging a lot of
miners homes in coal country, a large percentage of the...
06-20-2016, 07:58 AM
Those items will do well in your auction Alan.
Hope all goes well on your side of the pond.
06-20-2016, 07:55 AM
These early glassworks, in general, had a short life. before coal became the heat source,
they had to burn hardwoods. the temps were hard to control / maintain. it was...
06-19-2016, 03:30 PM
some various photos / advertisements of Swaim's Panacea
06-19-2016, 03:22 PM
I recently purchased an early Swaim's Panacea which I believe may
have been made at the Kensington Glass works. This is a very early embossed
medicine. I recall seeing a newspaper advertisement...
beautiful glass Sandchip. I won my Swaims in an auction at a fantastic price!
I was quite surprised to win. Guess you never know if you don't try.
Thanks for sharing that gorgeous photo with...
I read somewhere that these are among the earlier embossed medicines.
Could be from the Kensington Glass works in the Philadelphia area. 172482
this is one heavy chunk of glass. I'm guessing...
Got this in the mail. 172387172388172389172390
This one has been on my wish list for a long time.
04-22-2016, 09:01 AM
That's a local soda for me. I've dug several over the years. The iron pontil examples are
significantly more valuable. if you are looking for a value, it's kinda hard to tell in
some pontil age pottery I've dug/acquired over the years.
love this stuff. so hard to dig whole.
Welcome to the forum! Glad you found us.
You are outside my area of knowledge. Perhaps post in the " Soda " forum below.
The market on ACL sodas and milks has really expanded in recent years....
these are china souvenirs that were sold in Mauch Chunk ( Jim Thorpe today ) around the turn of the century. most of the transfers are of the switchback railroad, but some are of local landmarks....
good question Leon. Red was / is a valued member of our forum.
hope he's good healthwise.
this flask sold recently at auction.
hammer price was $133,000.00
wonderful early American glass.
enjoy today !! GI - 119 Kensington Glass Works one pint OP
03-29-2016, 10:27 AM
I' ve heard that colored referred to as " gasoline ". Nice find !!!
this may be off some help
But the example given by RJ2 is a two piece mold. the dip mold is one piece, with the base being smaller than
the top so the blown glass can be removed. the history of early glass making is a...
I would agree Harry. doesn't really make sense that wood was used, but it's really hard to
say what went on during the early days of glass blowing. love the discussion.
I recently purchased a snuff bottle and wanted to check out the meaning of " dip mold " blown bottles.
quite interesting. these molds were made of various materials; wood, clay, metal or even a...