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Offline Nancy128

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« on: June 06, 2006, 08:29:14 PM »
Hello everyone.  Got a couple of items that I need some help on.  One is a liquor glass with a vasaline base and the other is a great big blob of glass that floresces bright green under a black light.  The base of the blob/vase has a round indented bottom, very smooth, no pontil marks.

http://i6.tinypic.com/11v4lmh.jpg   (Liquor glass)
http://i6.tinypic.com/11v5fgj.jpg

http://i5.tinypic.com/11v5d79.jpg  (art glass vase)
http://i6.tinypic.com/11v5dp1.jpg

Thanks,
Nancy

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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2006, 08:57:52 PM »
I wonder if that glass might be a genuine old, um, glass thing. My memory has failed me again.

No 6191
http://www.great-glass.co.uk/library/lib1c.htm

Hock glass.

Has it got a pontil?

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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2006, 09:05:16 PM »
Hock?  These are Roemers, or Rummers, standard German white wine glasses.  Twenties or thirties, I'd guess, and quite useful if you have a set of 4 or 6.

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« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2006, 09:05:54 PM »
No the hock glass does not have a pontil, its hollow up to the top.  The Heckert piece does look like cousins, but not an exact match.  I was thinking it was probably American.  But stranger things have happened that I would keep an open mind to just about anything.

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« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2006, 09:08:55 PM »
Wine glasses???  Holy Mosses, they sure didn't drink much wine back then, did they.  My wine glass today holds thrice that of the rummer.  I only have one, too bad.

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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2006, 11:11:24 PM »
Rummers (roemers) come in a whole range of sizes Nancy :)  Part of my son's collection... which ranges from tiny liqueur size ones to huge ones that hold almost a third of a bottle of wine! http://www.yobunny.org.uk/gallery1/thumbnails.php?album=42

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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2006, 12:06:08 AM »
Now that's what I'm talking about, need to get me a rummer that will hold a 3rd of a bottle.  Saves trips to the refrigerator!!!! :lol:
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« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2006, 01:19:42 PM »
Someone sells wine glasses that hold a whole bottle too Nancy (they're not rummers though)... now those do save your legs but probably make you legless!  :lol:

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