Identifying Antique Glassware?

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Identifying antique glassware involves knowing what to look for in terms of manufacturers, markings and dates. There are websites that will guide one in determining certain glassware and categories such as Victorian and Art Deco glass ware.
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1. Know the various names and manufacturers of the antique glassware you are trying to identify. You can find the information and many close-up photographs in numerous guides by well-known
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1. Look and feel for a mark around the back, edges and interior of the piece. Often you will find stamps or brands on the inner sealing edge of the case. 2. Identify the mark. Common
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1. Clean the flatware with unscented soap and water to remove all dirt. If the design is detailed, you may need to use a small brush to remove all the dirt in the design. Dry the
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1. Inspect the finish on your cabinet. If it is an antique, you should see some patina on the drawer pulls. Fingers tugging at the drawer pulls over the decades gives the metal a
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How to Identify Antique Glassware
Most dealers and collectors define antique glassware as items dating back two generations or more. That means many items in your grandmother's china cabinet, including Depression glass, will be considered antique, if you are an adult today. Identifying... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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To identify antique glassware, first familiarize yourself with the names and manufacturers of the antique glassware you are trying to identify. Check the base of the glassware. Newer manufacturers made smooth bottoms compared to older ones.
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