Books for Antique Bottle Collectors

They would face one way until the final destination was reached. Then flipped round for the return journey so that passengers always faced the direction of travel. In low churches the benches would face forwards for the official ministers sermon. Irthlingborough Victorian Baptist Chapel Church Pews E A classic 19th Century English village church pew with baltic pine ends and old pine seat and tongue and groove backs. As a bonus, both ends have a brass umbrella handle which folds up and down. Panel backs and unusual narrow ends – ideal for a tight hallway or any place where space is at a premium.

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The finest selection of genuine, practical, and premium antique wine accessories Fine Georgian Decanters c. From half-bottle to double magnums – plain, engraved or with ‘cut’ decoration. A Variety of Victorian Decanters c. Clear or coloured, plain or decorated – we have singletons, pairs and sets of 4 Superb Ship’s Decanters A very wide selection of these rarities – each one a genuine antique example.

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Restaurant Ware is a particular line of Fire-King that includes only the items shown in this ad Photo , which were produced in white as well as in jade-ite. What other companies made Jadite? Why is some jade-ite light while some is dark? The darkness of a jade-ite item is a result of the amount of impurities it contains. The cullet included not only scraps from work areas, but beverage bottles from the plant floor as well.

Glass factories were hot. I have a pie plate with the Fire-King logo written backwards. Is this unusual or rare? Some logos were intended to be read looking down, through the glass. When such a mold was used with an opaque slag, such as white, ivory or jade-ite, the backwards logo made less sense. I have a 2 qt Fire King casserole dish with a silver signature on the lid marked Georges Briard.

Who is that person? Jascha Broido was born in the Ukraine and emigrated to the United States. After being discharged from the Army in , he went to work for Max Wille selling decorative items and eventually started Georges Briard Design.

Dating Antique Bottles

That is why we are here to take that stress away, and help you in a painless, honest, timely manner. Our appraisal services are completely free, and all your info will be kept in complete confidence. We can help you with not only Beer cans, but virtually every other beer related items you have. Beer signs, lighted, neon, tin, carboard, ephermia, or lithograph’s. Beer bottles, and or old Bottle labels.

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CATALOG No. chisholmtrail year old shotgun chaps that once travelled the Chisholm trail These antique Chisholm Trail shotgun chaps are approx. a hundred and fifty years old and according to accompanying documentation, once belonged to Dudley Snyder .

A compilation of illustrated articles, with additional material and an index. Jack Sullivan has compiled a new volume from his writings of the past decade. This page book also contains new material and an index with more than entries. Here are the books written by David Graci. American Stoneware Bottles is the only publication dealing with the truly early hand made Americana utilitarian product known as stoneware bottles. With a Forward by William Ketcham, Jr.

More American Stoneware Bottles is an updated listing of new names since the publication of “American Stoneware Bottles”. New names have been continually recorded in the hope of compiling this update, which now adds new listings and more variations of those already listed.

Uranium glass

Pretty enough for a woman to wear! Lovely ivory silk satin suspenders or braces without the hardware Lovely for display as is, or add the hardware to wear. Beautiful embroidery of little red buds and light blue forget-me-nots flowers with green flowers. Also Listed in the Lingerie Category.

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These bottles come in a wide variety of styles and are frequently pontiled. In many cases the pontil belies their true age. The early drugstore storage bottles were made of flint glass often with wide mouths with a thin bead of a lip. These early wide mouth varieties commonly found with their original tin lids rarely had an indented panel lack the label under glass. In many cases labels were added at a later time. The vast majority of these bottles date from to the turn of the century.

Identifying Antique Furniture

The requirements for making a good mirror are a surface with a very high degree of flatness preferably but not necessarily with high reflectivity , and a surface roughness smaller than the wavelength of the light. The earliest manufactured mirrors were pieces of polished stone such as obsidian , a naturally occurring volcanic glass.

Examples of obsidian mirrors found in Anatolia modern-day Turkey have been dated to around B. Mirrors made of other metal mixtures alloys such as copper and tin speculum metal may have also been produced in China and India. Stone mirrors often had poor reflectivity compared to metals, yet metals scratch or tarnish easily, so they frequently needed polishing.

Barrel with RH hand plug removed and LH plug started – it was held vertically in the vice to get this far. The long wrench is shown – larger cutouts fit single barrelled breech plugs – the barrels are still joined although it looks as if they are apart.

Zodiac about the pattern reference This main purpose of this picture guide is for quick Vintage Pyrex pattern identification. We will replace older pictures and patterns as better ones are obtained. For further clarifications check for Pyrex on Ebay. You can now view various subsets of the listed pyrex patterns. There are links with bullet points near the top of the page to facilitate this. We will be adding more of this functionality as time permits.

You can click through into the sub-pages of each pattern for more information IF a sub-page exists for it. In order to save space, we may not list every single pattern variation for different item types on these pages. We’ll try to list multiple pictures of a particular pattern only if they are considerably different on items i. A pattern marked as “Unknown” may be completely unknown. Sometimes pieces are known to be “Promotional” but do not have any official name, so we or others have given it a name.

Also, we’ve sometimes given a so-called “known” promotional piece a more descriptive name to help better identify it i.

decanters & drinking-glasses (dating notes)

By Mary Barile Antique Appraiser Antique crystal has been treasured by owners and graced tables for more than years and its story is just as sparkling today. Collecting stemware takes some research and time to learn the basics, but the results will be unmatched. Understanding Stemware Glass does have not the same chemical make up as crystal: Although people sometimes think of lead crystal as heavy which it can be , lead also makes the glass strong enough to be spun or molded into thin shapes and remain resilient.

Features Stemware comes in many shapes, and glasses are described by the shape of the bowl which holds the liquid , the stem which supports the bowl and base or foot.

Vintage glasses can be worn with RX lenses for women who need reading glasses. Alternatively, you can just use non-prescription glasses. The frames are the same, but the lenses don’t have a prescription. Suggested face shape. Ladies should choose their frame type in .

The picture below at the left shows an iron pontil on the base jof a historical flask circa The middle picture shows an open pontil on the base of a cylindrical medicine bottle. The third picture shows the base of a milk bottle from just after the trun of the century. The disk-like mark is sometimes confused with a pontil. Close up of iron pontil Close up of an open pontil milk base for comparison A Close Look at the Owens Ring Beginning collectors often confuse an Owen’s ring with a pontil mark and it is easy to see why this happens.

The pictures below are from two early machine made medicine bottles. I have put up pictures of the lips so that the readers can see how they mold goes all the way over the top as shown below. Notice how sharp and fine the mold seam line is. This is different than an older hand tooled, hand blown bottle. The pressure from the automatic machine was strong and the molds fit tight leaving only a very thin line. In the neck on the right notice how just below the collar the mold seam goes complete around the neck.

Early American molded glass

Eyeglasses Through the Ages “The art of making a pair of spectacles was an achievement of monumental significance for mankind that has had an incalculable impact. Although it has been relatively unknown to the general public, the evolution and development of spectacles over the past seven centuries qualifies as a long, significant, and quite fascinating journey through history, whose impact deserves to be better recognized and more widely appreciated.

Moving your mouse over an image will stop the motion. Imagine what life would be like not being able to see images clearly or sharply. According to a January 11, feature article in Newsweek Magazine , reading glasses are one of the most important inventions of the past years.

The earliest antique spectacles in regular use, made of wood or leather with a riveted center pivot, date to the 15th and 16th centuries and are documented by woodcuts and paintings from the period. The “Nuremberg” type (a German city known for skilled workmanship and “cheap” goods), were made in considerable quantity during the 17th and 18th.

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Our Antique Collectibles category is home to a diverse selection of antiquities that will satisfy a huge array of antique collectors, from antique postage stamps, antique walking sticks and highly desirable antique pens and writing accessories through to theatre memorabilia, vintage cigars and a fine selection of beautifully crafted historic card cases. Although the stock on our website is updated on a daily basis, should you not be able to find your desired article today within our Antique Collectibles category, our search facility will recommend dealers that may be able to assist you in your antique collectables search.

Antique Dish Values

These are, for the most part, not the gilded frames that surround paintings in museums. These are the frames that were made by talented framemakers from the early s to the Art Deco s. I began to collect old frames years ago when I wanted to display pieces in my collection.

In the antiques & collectibles world, “Value” is determined not by quality, beauty or scarcity but by DEMAND. Thanks largely to Martha Stewart, the demand for Fire-King is huge, while equally useful glass from other companies just sits on store shelves.

The silvered dial is 10″ in diameter. Original blued steel hands. The 8 day, precision regulator movement is signed Lenzkirch and numbered 1 Million and dating the clock to The movement has thick plates with adjustable jeweled pallets and jeweled pivots on the pallet and escape wheel arbors. Large knurled thumb screws hold the plates and secure the movement to the very substantial brass mount in the case.

The wood pendulum rod has a 12 pound bob with a very large knurled rating nut and blued indicator pointer. The crutch slot in the pendulum is adjustable for a perfect fit on the crutch pin. The pendulum rod has a repair just above the bob. The movement is driven by a tiny 2 pound weight! Click on the title above the photo to see many high resolution images. Howard 6″ Black Dial Regulator No.

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