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Amberina Glass Jug ID = Fire King (Anchor Hocking) Soreno
« on: September 14, 2010, 05:04:15 PM »
Quite a hefty large amberina glass jug and have scoured the internet with some certainty that I would find the maker and pattern quite easily.....but..........nope.  Am assuming this is an American piece


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Re: Amberina Glass Jug
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2010, 05:15:19 PM »
Yes, and I should know that pattern but my memory is failing me.   .....

Ahh, a quick search fixed my memory.   What it looks like from here is Anchor Hocking's Soreno pattern.  I usually see it in green or gold.

PSS, dinklepip, add your general location to your profile and it will help others around the globe get a sense of where your items might be from.  Although I just realized it probably wouldn't have helped in this case as you're in the UK I guess.  ;D
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Re: Amberina Glass Jug
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2010, 05:29:26 PM »
hahah cubby I am soooo glad I am not the only one with a bad memory.  thanks hon, now I am frequenting the board more often I will update my profile a bit.  I shall now have a quick mooch on the net to see what I can find


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Re: Amberina Glass Jug
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2010, 05:31:05 PM »
wow just found lots of it thanks, google didn't pick anything up when I just did a search on amberina glass, in fact not one of the images I am looking at is amberina


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Re: Amberina Glass Jug
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2010, 05:35:13 PM »
and not one on ebay either

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Re: Amberina Glass Jug
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2010, 05:53:45 PM »
Maybe it's rare.  It's certainly the same mold pattern.  It's from the '60s.  IIRC it was also sold as Fire-King Soreno.
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Re: Amberina Glass Jug
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2010, 05:57:16 PM »
mmmmmmm tis looking rare at the moment, majority I have found is in the green as you mentioned, not one piece has come up in amberina

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Re: Amberina Glass Jug
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2010, 06:07:21 PM »
This points to a very old page but look for 'soreno' on the page and see a collector mentions "half red,half gold" as one of the colors they collect.
http://www.spglass.com/fkcollectors.html

Good luck. I'm out of ideas.
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Re: Amberina Glass Jug
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2010, 06:16:32 PM »
ooooooo thank you

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Re: Amberina Glass Jug
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2010, 06:19:57 PM »
Hi there -- Wonder if the color combo might be something like this:  http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,32441.0.html

Just the colors....so might one look down the road of Fostoria.......as (only) a guess ???  :huh:
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