While it makes sense that Depression glass obtained its name from the era in which it became popular, as Pam Meyer, National Depression Glass Association National Glass Museum and NDGA convention chairperson, points out in her introduction in the sixth edition of Warman's Depression Glass, the "kaleidoscope of colors and myriad of patterns" is anything but depressing.
The world has changed quite a lot since the first pieces of Depression-era glassware appeared on the scene, but the fascination with collecting these pieces remains popular. Antique Trader catches up with Ellen Schroy, author of the new edition of Warman's Depression Glass to talk glass.
Legendary collection of vintage shooting gallery targets takes center stage at Soulis Auctions in September. Early collectors Richard and Valerie Tucker embraced the targets, calling them 'iron as art.'