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Depression Glass Collectors

Collectors of Depression Glass can share information about identification, value, resources, clubs, shows and more.

Members: 162
Latest Activity: Jun 26

Meet Your Co-Moderators, Author Barbara E. Mauzy And Ellene Meece

A Note From Author Barbra E. Mauzy
Often free with the purchase of a good or service, colorful Depression Glass dinnerware has adorned American tables since the late 1920s. This group is dedicated to preserving the history and joy of this vintage American treasure produced by companies such as Hazel-Atlas, Federal, Anchor Hocking, Jeannette, and McKee.

Ellene Meece is an antique/collectible marketer and organizer of people, products and possibilities in this vast world of Collectible Treasures. Her story involves being educated in antiques and collectibles through her mother who owned and operated a large antique and collectible store in Yukon, Oklahoma on Route 66 and then inheriting her inventory of endless antiques and collectibles after her unexpected passing. Ellene was determined to find a positive path forward to share these treasures with others and thus built an online business through her website - www.grandmastreasuresonline.com. She also writes for her own blog - www.collectibletreasuresblog.com

Discussion Forum

How Can a Novice tell The REAL Depression Glass From the REpro? 4 Replies

Started by Bettie Watts. Last reply by Bettie Watts Jun 22.

Miracle Maize Pan Mystery 11 Replies

Started by Ron Dudelston. Last reply by Ron Dudelston Jun 18.

need help identifying this carnival glass bowl 1 Reply

Started by Dotty. Last reply by Mary Wald Jun 16.

Period or Repro? 4 Replies

Started by S Cooper. Last reply by S Cooper Jun 3.

Floral Pattern, Jeannette Glass Company by Barbara E. Mauzy 16 Replies

Started by Barbara E. Mauzy. Last reply by Mary Wald Jun 1.

Depression Glass for Sale! 1 Reply

Started by Ellene Meece. Last reply by Thomas McCann May 28.

Candy dish 3 Replies

Started by Melissa Henderson. Last reply by Ellene Meece Jan 9.

Reproduction? 3 Replies

Started by Lillian Dunbar. Last reply by Ellene Meece Jan 3.

Pink Depression Type Glass Question? 8 Replies

Started by Ralph Meisse. Last reply by 0zk27d1vv0zud Dec 11, 2013.

need help id'ing/ valueing this piece 3 Replies

Started by AnnaMarie Warkala. Last reply by AnnaMarie Warkala Oct 7, 2013.

Green Cabbage Rose Reproduction? 10 Replies

Started by Waurene Roberson. Last reply by Thomas McCann Sep 17, 2013.

Cherry Blossom Depression Glass 2 Replies

Started by Mike. Last reply by W. Randall Sep 6, 2013.

THree footed Vase and flower frog Floral by Jeanette 5 Replies

Started by Angela Evans. Last reply by Angela Evans Aug 29, 2013.

Red Sandwich Glass ? 4 Replies

Started by Angela Evans. Last reply by Angela Evans Aug 16, 2013.

Need to identify these pieces 3 Replies

Started by Cheri Johnson. Last reply by Thomas McCann Aug 16, 2013.

more depression glass 2 Replies

Started by tw shebang. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Jun 4, 2013.

yellow depression glass

Started by tw shebang Jun 2, 2013.

Can anyone identify these patterns? 1 Reply

Started by Jeff Howell. Last reply by Angela Evans Apr 16, 2013.

Depression glass? 10 Replies

Started by Jeff Howell. Last reply by Jeff Howell Apr 15, 2013.

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Comment by Barbara E. Mauzy on June 26, 2014 at 7:43am

Hi, Mary! Green is not green. Not only are there differences between companies as explained by Vicki, but there were daily differences, too. Quality control was not a concern when creating glass that would be sold for mere pennies. These inconsistencies are true with other colors as well.

Comment by Mary Wald on June 26, 2014 at 7:39am

Thanks Vicki!  My family thinks I am crazy, "Green is green, what's the big deal?"  Here folks understand me!

Hi Barbara!

Comment by Barbara E. Mauzy on June 25, 2014 at 9:03pm

Just an open comment: I love seeing the chit-chat within the group! You guys are terrific!

Comment by vicki hufstetler on June 25, 2014 at 7:50pm

Mary, Yes there are other names for all different shades of depression era glass. Usually it is the company that named "their" versions of each color. For Instance, Heisey Glass Co. ( a maker of Elegant Depression glass) had very specific names for unusual colors like "Flamingo" - Their pink color, "Marigold" for their Yellow, "Moongleam" Their version of green, and etc..

Here is an ebay listing for a Moongleam Luncheon plate by Heisey: http://www.ebay.com/sch/sis.html?_kw=2+Elegant+Glass+Heisey+Moongle...

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on June 25, 2014 at 12:48pm

TUTORIAL:  Simple way to convert inches to millimeters is go to Google and type: (for example)   6.75 inches =  ?mm

or  10km = ?miles

or  37.50 GBP = $

or  22 knots = ? miles

or most any conversion you want.

Comment by Mary Wald on June 25, 2014 at 7:17am

When I read in the Depression Glass Books, the colors items were produced in are listed.  What I  have never seen is whether there are different names for the different shades of light green.  Does anybody ever differentiate, or is it obvious when you know the maker?  

Comment by Angela Evans on June 4, 2014 at 11:09am

WOW....that was a good find !! thanks

Comment by Donna Cook on June 3, 2014 at 6:14pm

WOOT WOOT Angelia - that's great!  Thanks Vicki for the info on the value.   

Comment by vicki hufstetler on June 3, 2014 at 6:12pm

Hi Angela, My Book by Ms. Mauzy is from 2001, so this info is certainly dated. But here, If I've got it right it reads: "Crystal 3 footed flared vase, $500 with frog, $950. 6.75" (inches - sorry I don't know metric) 8-sided vase $450".

So I don't know which is which, but I think you have both of them don't you? Hope this helps ya! I must say I'm jealous of all the fabulous glass you find over there! :)

Comment by Angela Evans on June 3, 2014 at 6:02pm

Thanks Vicki and Mary....I have no idea how much it is valued in Barbara's book...can someone let me know please as I have been unable to find another one on sale or sold for a comparison.


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