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Author Topic: Chance Glass Calypto pattern  (Read 1670 times)

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Offline Pat

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Chance Glass Calypto pattern
« on: February 03, 2007, 10:46:11 AM »
I know pretty well nowt about Chance glass. I have a Calypto fluted edge plate and was going to list it on ebay. However I notice a couple of small chips in the rim. Is it worth it? i.e. is it common and a throw away piece.
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Re: Chance Glass Calypto pattern
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2007, 10:51:17 AM »
Calypto is very common, Pat, and chips will do little to help its value. Earlier patterns (pre-c.1965) were not silk-screened printed and have a very light, blue-grey finish to the pattern. It is also difficult to feel the pattern when running your finger over the surface.

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Re: Chance Glass Calypto pattern
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2007, 11:47:06 AM »
Well it can be had for the cost of post and packing otherwise it's going in the bin.
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Re: Chance Glass Calypto pattern
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2007, 12:04:03 PM »
Aww Pat, don't put it in the bin!  Chipped items are useful for comparisons and flower pot stands if nothing else.  :D  I even have smashed items saved here if the pattern is useful, or I just can't bear to throw them away!  I'm a sucker for poorly glass.  ::)

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