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Indiana Glass

Indiana_Glass

The Early Years 1895 – 1922

1895, the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. built a large building in Dunkirk, Indiana. It was named the Dunkirk Locomotive and Car Repair Works and the intended use was to build and repair railroad cars. This idea was soon abandoned and George Brady and James Beatty purchased the building and property in 1896. Together they formed the Beatty – Brady Glass Company. They produced glass lamps, glass chimney tops, vases and some household glass. Continue reading Indiana Glass

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Hazel Atlas Glass

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From the beginnings of a small company in a little village known as Washington, PA came the largest glass manufacturer in the world The Hazel Atlas Glass company was formed in 1902 out of a merger between the Atlas Glass Company (circa 1880’s) and the Hazel Company, two small glass manufacturers located in a little town called Washington, PA just south of Pittsburgh PA. This union started a long history, which would later produce the largest glass company in the world. Continue reading Hazel Atlas Glass

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Depression Glass Reproductions

Adams Rib Green Depression Glass

Depression glass reproductions can easily fool the untrained eye, even for the savvy collector. Following is a list of known depression glass reproductions by manufacturer and pattern. This reference serves as a partial guide and is in no way complete. We will update the listings as our awareness increases. Continue reading Depression Glass Reproductions

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Addie or Twelve Point, Line 34, New Martinsville Glass Mfg. Co. c. 1930

Addie, also called Twelve Point pattern depression glass was manufactured in a variety of colors including amethyst, black, crystal, cobalt, green, jade green satin, pink, red, and with the Lotus Glass Co. a silver decoration. Continue reading Addie or Twelve Point, Line 34, New Martinsville Glass Mfg. Co. c. 1930