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. Identify the material from which the plane is made. Antique planes have a wooden body and an iron cutting edge, and cast-iron bodies first appeared around 1860. Other materials
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1. Determine if your piece is actually brass and not copper. Both brass and copper will acquire a greenish-blue patina with age and oxidation, which can make proper identification
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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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