AH Heisey Glass 4qt Crushed Fruit Jar Greek Grecian Key
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Sold Date: 04/29/2007
Channel: Online Auction
is a nice collectibleA H Heisey Glass 4qt Crushed Fruit Jar Greek Key This is for a 4 qt. crushed fruit jar, it is 10" tall and 6 ¼" wide. It is marked on the bottom with the H in the diamond and also shows a patent date of Aug 23, 1910. This is a very early and hard to find piece. It is in excellent condition, the lid, top and bottom edges are without damage, but it does have a rough inner botton rim on the base. This can only be seen by turning it completely over. See Photos.A H Heisey Glass, an Ohio Valley historical glassware company that closed it doors in 1957.I am selling several pieces in the Grecian Border, Greek Key pattern. So check my other auctions, I will combine shipping to save you money.Many manufactures like 1847 Rogers made matching tableware, flatware, silverware, sterling and silver plate to compliment the Heisey patterns will add to any collection. Please for a closer look. A Continental U.S.A. buyer will pay $10.25 for shipping by USPS mail, for careful packing. shipping insurance is extra. International rate will vary. I accept Cashiers or Personal Checks, Postal or Bank Money Orders, if you wish, I also accept Paypal, Payment by check may delay shipping for time to clear account. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: International buyers pay actual shipping and are welcome to bid. Please send country & address to request international shipping. Please pay within 7 days. Please feel free to ask any questions. I will be happy to combine shipping costs if you purchase more than one item. Buyer assumes all responsibility for lost or damaged mail when not purchasing insurance! The A.H. Heisey Company manufactured world famous glassware in Newark, Ohio from 1896 until 1957. Its famous (Diamond H) trademark was known around the world. It is highly collected today.
A. H. Heisey & Company was founded in 1895 and opened for business in Newark, Ohio in 1896. Known today for its high quality glass, Heisey owed its beauty to an excellent glass formula, high quality raw materials, and to the way it was finished, fire polishing and grinding and polishing the bottoms of most pieces. Some of the more well known and popular pressed patterns coveted by collectors are: Cabochon, Charter Oak, Chintz, Crystolite, Empress, Greek Key, Ipswich, Kalonyal, Lariat, Minuet, New Era, Octagon, Old Colony, Old Sandwich, Orchid, Plantation, Pleat & Panel, Provincial or Whirlpool, Queen Ann, Ridgeleigh, Rose, Saturn, Stanhope, Sunburst, Twist, Victorian, Waverly and Yeoman. Besides crystal t are several colors in Heisey glass that are considered relatively rare today including: Alexandrite, Cobalt, Dawn, Tangerine and Zircon (Limelight). Due to increasing foreign competion, Augustus H. Heisey (1842-1922) was born in Hanover, Germany. His family immigrated to the United States in 1843 and settled in Merrittown, Pennsylvania. Following his father's death and his mother's return to Germany, he lived with his sister. After leaving school, he entered the printing business for a short time. He made a career change in 1861, becoming a glass clerk with the King Glass Company in Pittsburgh.
During the Civil War he enlisted in the Army in 1862. He served with Company C of the 155th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers and fought in several battles, including the Battle of Gettysburg for the capture of Little Round Top. In 1864, he was promoted to the rank of Captain. He left the Army the following year.
Augustus then resumed his career in the glass industry, becoming first a shipping clerk and later a salesman for Ripley & Company of Pittsburgh. He was regarded as one of the best salesmen in the industry. In 1870, he married Susan N. Duncan, daughter of George Duncan, Sr., who soon became the sole owner of the Ripley Glass Company and renamed it Geo. Duncan & Sons. Augustus later became part owner of the Duncan Glass Company along with his wife and brother-in-law.
In 1895, Augustus Heisey moved to Newark, Ohio and op...
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