Based in United Kingdom, scottishantiquesinc has been an eBay member since 28 Oct, 2003
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28 Oct, 2003
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Victorian Bristol Colored Glasses
I decided to write this guide on English Victorian Bristol Blue, Green and Cranberry Glasses as over the last 6 months or so I have began to notice more and more confusing and inaccurate listings within the glass categories on Ebay. I thought it may be useful to have something that our customers, new and old can refer to when looking at these glasses.
Ive included a photo below of some examples I have in my own collection where I collect them based on their unusual colour or form.
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18th Cen Couching Glasses or Stirrup Cups from HABITAT
There has been an EPIDEMIC recently of 18th and 19th cen Couching Glasses or Stirrup Cups that have been appearing on Ebay. One type in particular has been prevalent over the last 2 years and they seem to be appearing every other week at the moment. They are 100% modern 20th cen examples and I thought it best to put this review up to help other sellers and in particular the buyers from wasting their money. A Couching Glass or Stirrup Cup is essentially a glass that was used while on horseback...
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Spotting Fake Opaque Twist Wine Glasses
If you are going to invest in 18th Cen glass then it’s important to be able to tell the difference between what is a genuine example and what is not.
Having now been on Ebay for over 10 years, I can say with some confidence that there are dozens of Opaque Twist Wine Glasses listed every year as 18th cen which in fact date to a much later period.
This review attempts to deal with just one type of ‘fake’ or later example. I call them later examples as they were never made to d...
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