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Author Topic: GTS Mystery Set 5 - Pressed Glass Trinket set  (Read 2500 times)

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GTS Mystery Set 5 - Pressed Glass Trinket set
« on: March 17, 2009, 12:22:05 PM »
Hi  :) ,
Does anyone have any info on the maker of this glass trinket set please.
http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g294/bananabons/Glassmessages/100_0719.jpg

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g294/bananabons/Glassmessages/100_0721.jpg


http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g294/bananabons/Glassmessages/100_0722.jpg


Many thanks.

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Re: Pressed Glass Trinket set
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2009, 10:48:16 PM »
Just found it on Anne's website  ::) unidentified - Mystery 5

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Re: Pressed Glass Trinket set
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2009, 04:17:04 AM »
Hi Hil, yes still a mystery sadly, but we'll track it down somewhere!  8)

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Re: Pressed Glass Trinket set
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2009, 09:19:07 AM »
A country guess would be Czechoslovakia, simply because I know it comes in green uranium glass.

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Re: Pressed Glass Trinket set
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2009, 11:31:49 AM »
Yep, possibly or even Germany Christine... ?

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Re: Pressed Glass Trinket set
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2009, 12:43:18 PM »
It's a darkish green, German stuff doesn't tend to be. But yes could be

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Re: Pressed Glass Trinket set
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2009, 09:40:43 PM »
Thank you Anne and Christine for your thoughts. I don't think my set has much age to it either and also has a very 'high gloss' finish which made it difficult to photograph - I am thinking 1950's at the earliest. Just my thoughts which may help pin it down.
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Re: Pressed Glass Trinket set
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2009, 10:16:25 AM »
Could be earlier and possibly one of those patterns made for a long time. The design has much more in common with 1930s than 1950s. Do any of the pieces have a ground base rim?

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Re: Pressed Glass Trinket set
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2009, 12:06:10 PM »
Errm sorry but what does a 'ground base rim' look like? :-[
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Re: Pressed Glass Trinket set
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2009, 12:28:37 PM »
A ground rim is perfectly flat and may have tiny little chips along the edge when looked at though a lens. It may also be less than shiny. A unground rim, i.e., one straight out of the mould, is slightly rounded and shiny. It can help to give an idea of relative age; the more hand finishing the older the item, i.e., less automation. The two clear rims are on identical plates, except one has a ground rim and the other doesn't (Oh and the older one has its name stamped on it, so a different plunger as well). The green one has a ground rim as well.

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