5 DEPRESSION GLASS VASELINE GREEN ETCHED JAR LID TRAY

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  • Sold Date: Jun 17,2010
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PRODUCED DURING THE DEPRESSION YEARS BY THE ELEGANT CAMBRIDGE GLASS CO. ARE THESE WONDERFUL LIME GREEN VASELINE 5 APOTHECARY-VANITY 8 OZ. JARS AND THEIR HOLLOW & GROUND LIDS-STOPPERS ON A ROUND TRAY---3 ARE DEEPLY ETCHED AND 2 ARE BLANK...ALL MATCHING STOPPERS AND BOTTLES..... REFERENCED IN "THE CAMBRIDGE GLASS CO." BOOK.....PRINTED IN 1976 FROM THE ORIGINAL 1930 ISSUE OF PRICES AND PICTURES WITH ADDITIONS FROM 1934.....THIS SET OF VANITY JARS ARE SHOWN ON PAGE 57....LISTED AS CAMBRIDGE NO. 897 EPSOM SALTS....#1196-WITCH HAZEL....#1195-HAND LOTION..THESE JARS WERE ALSO USED FOR COTTON...TOILET WATER...BORIC ACID...BATH SALTS...BICARBONATED SODA....MOUTH WASH...ALCOHOL...LISTERINE...ETC...A LOVELY COLLECTION FOR YOUR VANITY. THE BOTTLES HAVE THE PINCHED IN SIDES FOR EASE OF HANDELING.

THE LIDS-STOPPERS HAVE AN 8 SIDED FLUTED-ROUNDED EDGING SO YOU LIFT THE LIDS EASILY. WONDERFUL JARS.....FOR THE BATHROOM COTTON BALLS, Q-TIPS, GUEST SOAPS...FOR THE DESK FOR PAPER CLIPS AND NOTE PADS...VERY VERSITLE. THE LIDS & STOPPERS HAVE A 3/4" GROUND AND POLISHED DROP DOWN THAT FITS SNUGLY INTO THE GROUND AND POLISHED THROATS OF THE BOTTLES.

ALL OF THE 8 OZ JARS STAND 4-5/8" TALL ...THE BASE OF THE JARS ARE 2-3/4" X 2-1/2" AND THE MOUTH DIAMETER IS 1-1/2" ---THE 2 WIDE MOUTH JARS HAVE A 2" MOUTH DIAMETER....

THE EPSOM SALTS---HANDL LOTION---WITCH HAZEL BOTTLES ARE PRISTINE...A LITTLE BIT OF RESIDUE IN THE BASE & ON THE SIDES...NO CLOUDING...NO ISSUES...LOVELY.......THE 2 BLANK BOTTLES ARE IN THE SAME GREAT CONDITION...

THE 2 WIDE MOUTH LIDS...STOPPERS ARE PRISTINE....THE REGULAR STOPPERS....ONE GROUND BASE IS PERFECT...ONE GROUND BASE HAS A 1/4" BASE GRAZING CHIP AND IS NICKED AROUND THE REST OF THE BASE THAT FITS DOWN INTO THE BOTTLE....AND THE THIRD HAS AN ABRASION CRACK IN A "V" SHAPE....IT GLISTENS WITHIN THE BASE...BUT IS NOT CRACKED OUT....TO THE TOUCH...THIS STOPPER FEELS PERFECT ON THE BASE....THE 4 OF THE TOPS ARE PRISTINE...NO ISSUES TO THE FLUTED POINTS...ONE...THE STOPPER THAT HAS THE NICKED BASE HAS 4 LITTLE CHIPS TO THE POINTS...

THE TRAY IS 9-1/4" IN DIAMETER....NO ISSUES....A COUPLE OF FAINT SCRATCHES IF HELD TO THE LIGHT...NO FLEABITES, NICKS, CHIPS...ETC....VERY NICE VANITY OR SERVING TRAY.

THIS SET WEIGHS OVER 5 POUNDS---THE TRAY IS VERY HEAVY...THESE WILL BE SHIPPED WITH CARE USING PARCEL POST....THESE BOTTLES GLOW ON FIRE UNDER THE BLACKLIGHT....

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