The Glass Art of the Cambridge Glass Company
The Cambridge Glass Co. was one of America’s premier glass companies in the 20th century. It was founded in 1873, but its factory did not open in Cambridge, Ohio until 1901. The factory’s first piece of glass was a three pint pitcher produced in May, 1902.
After ownership changes, the company went out of business in 1958 as a result of the influx of cheap, foreign made glass.
Lotton Art Glass Values Increase, as Predicted
Seldom do we get to see our forecasts come true in a short period of time, but my projection of Lotton Glass becoming the next art glass to have the investment value of Tiffany is playing out right before my very eyes. I made this prediction last June 13, 2007 in a news article.
19th century glass lamps
To keep light in a home during the 1800’s required the use of oil lamps, for the most part. The glass lamps were functional, put out enough candlepower to light a small room, and served as night lights for the kids.
Some of my favorite presidential items to collect are the glassware to include the mugs, tumblers, plates, dishes, wine glasses, and tumblers.
Collecting Antique Barber Bottles
The image of the old time barber shop complete with a swirling barber pole, steaming hot towels and straight edge razor now seems like an anachronism but barbershop accoutrements such as barber bottles remain a hot collectible category. Before the federal government enacted the Pure Food & Drug Act of 1906, many barbers mixed their […]