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Offline classinaglass

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Re: antique[ irish] cork glass
« Reply #20 on: March 24, 2012, 04:00:01 PM »
hi paul,think im wrong ,the letters that im cure says cork are at the center of the bowl[top of stem]the date is victorian[gutted]there are 4 mould lines ending on the foot though,ty craig


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Re: antique[ irish] cork glass
« Reply #21 on: March 24, 2012, 07:55:05 PM »
well, at least you've learned how to recognize pressed glass - although it doesn't always come with a diamond lozenge mark  -  the majority of pieces you will see have a just a number (accompanied with a trade mark, occasionally), and as the Readers Digest used to say ....'it pays to increase your word power', so time to get a few books Craig. :)          Presumably you don't have any at present, so guess you're unable to decypher the data within the lozenge.       Pressed glass has a big following here, so if you wish to know about your piece, tell us the details and someone is sure to be able to help. :)
As you can imagine, compared to the potential value of an early C19 drinking glass made by The Cork Glass Company, this is rather a non starter, so hope you aren't too disappointed.


 

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