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Offline bluebird6

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PRESSED GLASS = US Glass Co - Bullet Emblem
« on: August 08, 2006, 08:32:27 PM »
I have two pieces , abutter dish and a sugar bowl, of pressed glass that are embossed with eagles and cannons with the eagles over a thirteen star shield.  The tops of each have a glass bullet for a handle.  Can anyone enlighten me as to what I have and if they have value.  They have been in the family for over 100 years.


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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2006, 08:40:41 PM »
welcome to the board, bluebird!
A picture could help a lot and lead to an instant id by any of one of us  :P
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PICTURES
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2006, 09:00:08 PM »
IF YOU HAVE AN EMAIL ADDRESS THAT I CAN USE I CAN SEND SOME PICTURES[/img][/url]


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« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2006, 10:30:54 PM »
Bluebird6, Welcome to the board. Please have a read through this post  http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,6522.0.html as it will explain how to post pictures to help us identify your glassware.


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« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2006, 11:02:29 PM »

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PRESSED GLASS = US Glass Co - Bullet Emblem
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2006, 11:40:05 PM »
Quote from: "Catisfaction"
is it like this?

http://www.allantiqueglass.com/view_item.php3?id=146613


THANK YOU, BUT NO-MINE HAS A BULLET OR CARTRIDGE FOR THE HANDLE.  I AM TRYING TO UPLOAD SOME PICS.


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« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2006, 01:14:17 AM »
Absolute (fixed unchangeable)  links are:
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-2828
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-2829
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-2830
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« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2006, 01:19:13 AM »
Hello:

Very desirable glass items!  The pattern is called Bullet Emblem by collectors and was made by the US Glass Co. c1898.  Condition is extremely important in the valuation of these items.  For some idea on the potential value do a google search on "bullet emblem" and visit a site or two.

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« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2006, 01:19:42 AM »
Your piece is Early American Pattern Glass - EAPG.  The pattern is called Bullet Emblem and was made by U.S. Glass Compnay in 1898 as a Spanish-American War commerative. The pieces were originally decorated in red, white and blue and the bullet was silver.

It  was made in a table set - covered butterdish, covered sugar bowl, creamer, and spooner.

It is a nice piece and one that I have never seen "in person."

Edited:   :lol: Sid - we were posting at the same time.

 

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