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Patrician (aka Spoke): The “everyday” Depression Glass Pattern

As with Federal’s “Petal” bowl, just about everyone owns an item in the Patrician or “Spoke” pattern, or knows someone who does. Gene Florence says it’s so common, in fact, that people tell him they use their pieces every day. The … Continue reading

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Hair-Raising Collectibles

Among other things (think “Dallas,” “Dynasty” and the fall of the Berlin Wall) the 1980s were famous for “big hair.” The higher, puffier and curlier, the better. But “big hair” was also a feature of the Victorian era. How did … Continue reading

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