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Tobacciana471 of 1636Depression glass slide top ashtrayThe Diamond Match Co. Ashtray
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Posted 12 months ago

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madgal41
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This beautiful ashtray was made by my father in law in 1940. In the lab at Gladding McBean. One of our most treasured memories of him. We have never seen another one like it. If you have we would love to see it.

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  1. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 12 months ago
    Its a real beauty, have never seen one, I really like the eagle and the heraldic shield shape !~Phil.
  2. madgal41 madgal41, 12 months ago
    Thank you, our son has asked for it...maybe someday. I just hope he doesn't use it as an ashtray, way to neat for that.
  3. madgal41 madgal41, 11 months ago
    I found this ashtray was most likely made about 1934. It appears to be earthenware in satin ivory glaze. It is either a one-off or a prototype. It has been fun looking for the information so I will continue to do so.

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