Depression Glass

The Jeannette Glass Company

The Jeannette Bottle Works Company began in 1887, in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. In 1898 Jeannette Bottle Works became the Jeannette Glass Company and began to produce bottles made by hand. When the O’Neill semi-automatic bottle blowing machine was introduced in 1899, Jeannette Glass automated and mass produced bottles, wide mouth jars, relishes and pressed glass products …

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Royal Lace Depression Glass Pattern

Produced by the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company in Clarksburg, West Virginia and Zanesville, Ohio from 1934 to 1941, Royal Lace is an iconic Depression glass pattern and one of the most popular patterns among serious collectors, fetching some of the highest prices in the world of original Depression glass collecting. The pattern looks very much like …

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Cameo Depression Glass Pattern

The Cameo pattern is sometimes called Ballerina or Dancing Girl due to the little figure of a dancer displayed on all the pieces. Cameo was produced by Hocking Glass Company of Lancaster, Ohio, from 1930 to 1934 and was available in the colors crystal, green, pink, and yellow. Legend has it that the pattern was …

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Indiana Glass Company

One of the better know Depression Era glassware manufacturers, the Indiana Glass Company made its well know patterns of glass dinnerware in pink, red, blue, green, yellow, amber, white and crystal. The Indiana Glass company began about the turn of the twentieth century, or a bit earlier. It was originally part and parcel of the …

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About Depression Glass

Depression Era glass, a collectible, is glassware which was made in the 1930′s and 1940′s which was produced in a vast array of colors and shapes. Often, glass companies tended to follow the same trends much as car manufacturers tend to follow design trends, so that it is possible to date the glassware you are …

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Collecting Depression Glass

There are a variety of Depression glass colors, but the best known are pink, green, blue and yellow. Although more abundant than other colors, pink Depression glass patterns are the most popular and highly valued color. Depression glass is clear or colored translucent glassware made available either free or at low cost in the United …

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Duncan and Miller Glassware

Duncan and Miller Glass Company began in 1872 in Washington, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, an area rich in all the items necessary to glass making. Two years later a man destines to become a great designer joined the company where he worked for over fifty years. His name was John Miller. For two years (1890-92) the …

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