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Set of 9 Federal Depression Glass 5 1/2" Saucers | Uranium | Optic Panel

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Posted 6 months ago

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Aimathena
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Here I Have A Set of 9! Federal Depression Glass 5 1/2 - inch Saucers | Uranium | Optic Panel... I really have to get a uv light.
I am so excited about this set because of the great deal I got on them.

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  1. TallCakes TallCakes, 6 months ago
    I find that using the screw-in fluorescent black light bulbs work fine for uranium glass. That's what I use in a standard clamp-on work light for my photography.
  2. Aimathena, 6 months ago
    Thank you tc :) I am so looking forward to seeing all the uranium pieces under uv light.

    Thanks for the loves
    Phil
    WS
  3. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 months ago
    Hello Aim, there's an old saying "If it's green, it's not Vaseline" Not hounding you just thought I'd add that. Very nice uranium "Depression" set. Love them and all the other greens and pinks
  4. Aimathena, 6 months ago
    Hi Kerry, yes I've heard that. So what color is Vaseline? The seller said these are actually much lighter than the photos...? Thanks agh much for the input Kerry.

    Thanks for the loves
    Pops
    Kerry
  5. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 months ago
    Yellow is the color, off shade but yellow
  6. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 months ago
    Aim, it will glow green under uv lamp, but yellow under normal light.
    here's a great posting showing the base color and the glow:

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/88545-pukeberg-vasline-goblets-and-plates-pate?in=529
  7. TallCakes TallCakes, 6 months ago
    The Vaseline name was given by collectors because they thought the glass was the color of Vaseline Petroleum Jelly. Most original EAPG makers called the color Canary.
  8. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 months ago
    Thanks TallCakes for the clarification, Yes "Canary" would be correct term
  9. Aimathena, 6 months ago
    Many thanks gentleman, very good to know.
    Thank you for the link to reference.
    Two good things... I like green, and I purchased this whole set for $10 including shipping.
    TC, I have seen listings where they refer to them as canary. I thought it was just people describing them differently. I've also read feedback from disappointed buyers who purchase brand new replicas that were advertised as vintage uranium.
  10. TallCakes TallCakes, 6 months ago
    There's tons of new reproductions around and many sellers don't differentiate; it's up to buyers to be educated and know what they are buying. The term 'vintage' has really no relevance for glass or anything else other than wine.
  11. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 months ago
    Hello Aim, TC will stir you straight no doubts. You had asked earlier about which was my favorite style "Mickey". I've posted the 1934 Mickey Alarm , which is probably my favorite variant of the Mickey Clocks, if you wish to see.
  12. Aimathena, 6 months ago
    :) thank you
  13. fortapache fortapache, 6 months ago
    Very nice set. Glad you got a good deal.
  14. Aimathena, 6 months ago
    Thank you for the love
    Agh
    Doc
    Fort - thanks for the kind words :)
  15. Aimathena, 6 months ago
    Thanx for the love
    Mike
    Geo
    Ted
    Scott
    Gargo
    Petey
    Doc

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