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Offline adrian44

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Adams Kings Crown
« on: January 12, 2008, 11:29:50 PM »
Does anyone know how to tell the old Adams Kings Crown from the newer made by Tiffin?

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Offline Sid

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Re: Adams Kings Crown
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2008, 05:04:38 PM »
Hello:

The short and long answer to your question is to study the various makers and the specific items each made in this long lived pattern.  Take every opportunity to pick up and examine pieces at antique shows and when visiting collectors.  After a while you will be able to tell the differences from across the room.  A good reference to get started with is Monograph No. 22 from the West Virginia Museum of American Glass which can be found on this page:

http://wvmag.bglances.com/store.htm

Which are you interested in?  The original Adams or the later versions?  There are eight original catalog pages in Heacock's US Glass From A to Z that may be helpful to you.


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