Antique Trader breaks new ground with new “Collecting Depression Glass” online seminar

IOLA, Wis. (October 13, 2009) – The beauty, intriguing history and rich design of depression glass will be the focus of an upcoming online seminar hosted by Antique Trader magazine and presented by noted glass expert Ellen Schroy. This online seminar is the only one of its kind, and an event not to be missed!

Schroy, a respected appraiser and author of several antiques references including Warman’s® Depression Glass, will serve as the presenter for the Nov. 5 event which will be held live online beginning at 8 p.m. EST. During this open-dialogue event Schroy will discuss the history of depression glass, the manufacturing process, popular patterns, recent market trends and research involving depression glass, and accurately assessing the value of a piece, as well as provide hints for detecting fakes and reproductions among patterns and tips for identifying patterns by design.

Throughout and following the hour-long online seminar participants will be able to ask questions of Schroy. Whether you are a fan of American Sweetheart, Jubilee, English Hobnail, or any of the other hundreds of depression glass patterns, or if you simply enjoy collecting amber, green pink, or blue colored pieces, you are sure to find this evening of depression glass dialogue to be informative and inspiring. Antique Trader is the only antiques publishing entity to host online seminars on popular topics and trends in collecting, making it possible for people to gather with other collectors online and pick up valuable details and new information from noted experts in the hobby for an affordable price.

The cost for this event is $15.99 and participants will receive a download of the seminar materials, as well as an exclusive savings coupon to be used at (the official store of Antique Trader magazine) for the recently released new edition of Warman’s® Depression Glass.

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Event details
Date: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009
Time: 8 pm EST
Length: 1 Hour
Cost: $15.99

Antique Trader magazine is owned by F+W Media, along Krause Publications and more than 40 periodicals, 10 hobby shows, thousands of reference and how-to books, and web properties such as, the place to buy, sell and price collectibles. F+W Media, an ABRY Partners, LLC company, also operates conferences, trade shows, interactive media and education programs – including online seminars.