Depression-Era Glass

Why buy a repro when you can get the real thing?

My eyes just about bugged out of my head. Glancing through a mail order catalog recently there they were: More than four pages worth of “vintage charm for your home.” A major national catalog retailer has picked up a line of reproduction “Depression-era glassware” and has it on sale for just a few bucks....

‘Non-stop sales’ at 20-30-40 Glass-O-Rama

CHICAGO – Hundreds of people hurried under their umbrellas to be the first shoppers through the door at the 2010 20-30-40 Glass Society of Illinois’ Glass-O-Rama Show and Sale, March 13-14. Dealers wrapped customers’ purchases non-stop for hours as the “collectors on a mission” busily wrote checks for their newly acquired treasures.

Schroy holding book signing for Warman’s Depression Glass

Author Ellen Schroy is holding a book signing for her latest work, Warman’s Depression Glass, 5th edition, on Feb 14 at The Factory in Silverdale, Pa.    This 5th edition features wonderful new photographs in addition to the detailed pattern profiles offered for each pattern. This is the first hard cover edition of this comprehensive...

Collecting tastes of affluent Naples, Fla. residents revealed at Jan. 23 sale

NAPLES, Fla. – The wealthy Gulf Coast enclave of Naples, Fla., is replete with homes whose contents reflect the refined tastes of well-traveled individuals. When antiques or artworks from the region’s many collectors come to the marketplace, it is often with the assistance of a local firm that casts a wide net internationally –...