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Re: Monart uranium glass ?
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2012, 07:19:22 PM »
I borrowed a UV light and tried it out on all three Monart pieces and all turned bright green.
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Re: Monart uranium glass ?
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2012, 07:30:04 PM »
Definitely more for my wish list.


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Re: Monart uranium glass ?
« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2012, 10:27:35 AM »
Three pieces? I see only two.
I don't know if D&D have any uranium Monart. I shall have to ask!

This is a new one on me. If I find a bit, Christine, it's yours!  :-*
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Re: Monart uranium glass ?
« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2012, 11:28:54 AM »
There are two in the linked thread; similar shapes but slightly different decor


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Re: Monart uranium glass ?
« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2012, 11:48:05 AM »
The one Nigel mentioned, but didn't show?  ;D
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Re: Monart uranium glass ?
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2012, 11:50:18 AM »
 :-[
I thought that was different images of the same bowl - I had trouble following the text - my problem, not anything wrong with what was written.
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Re: New discovery: Monart uranium glass
« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2012, 11:05:39 AM »
In the Ian Turner Sale of his Monart glass there is definite instance of uranium glass and one possible case.
The definite one is in lot 21 a RI tray with the colour code 248 this is the same colour code as my RI tray (though it is a different size code). Lot 21 does not show up on Christies web site but there is a photo in the catalogue of the tray.
The possible one is lot 70 a Z shaped ginger jar. Gary
http://www.Christies.com/lotfinder/lot/a-iii-z-ginger-jar-4149256-details.aspx?from=searchresults&intObjectID=4149256&sid=17245e69-8685-442e-adfd-c54f0ac95a54

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Re: New discovery: Monart uranium glass
« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2012, 11:17:52 AM »
Certainly looks possible Gary

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Re: New discovery: Monart uranium glass
« Reply #19 on: July 11, 2012, 12:49:51 AM »
I must have tried with UV lamps long ago but don't recall getting any reacting so rarely bothered but I guess there were quite a few around in those colours. Just never seemed as interesting then as it does now with all the U interest.
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