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    Posted 3 years ago

    Newfld
    (750 items)

    Here is my vintage glass whale collection from these West Virginia glassmakers, most ca 1970s

    Photo 1 - Viking Glass whales, 6" amber bubble glass, 4 1-2" dark amber, and 5 1-2" ruby red, items 7364, 7287, 7274

    Photo 2 - Pilgrim Glass whales, 4" amber, 3 1-2" avocado green, and 4" cobalt blue, items 924, 922

    Photo 3 - Blenko Glass whales, 5" amethyst and 6 1-2" cobalt blue

    Photo 4 - Kanawha Glass whale - 4 1-2" bright green item 6, Rainbow Art Glass 4 1-2" ruby-amberina item 803

    Hope you enjoy these. All whales itemized & cross referenced from vintage company catalogs and books with exception of Blenko, going by seller description and one orig label underneath lg blue whale

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    Comments

    1. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      I had a WHALE of a time looking at these. Thank you !!
    2. truthordare truthordare, 3 years ago
      really cute!
    3. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Lol Rose, it was a whale of a time putting this post together, I don't usually do collections but wanted to give these Moby's their due, very glad you liked them & thanks for the kind comment

      Thank you for the very nice words truthordare, I'm so pleased you enjoyed my whale assortment

      Very grateful for the love all
      Peasejean
      Adele
      Rose
      Thomas
      Ben
      truthordare
      Mani
      sklo42
      BB2
      Roy
    4. Anik Anik, 3 years ago
      These are really wonderful -- lovely collection!
    5. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Gorgeous, Jenni! I'm breaching with delight.
    6. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thanks Anik for the super compliment, I'm really glad you liked this whale collection & always grateful for your comments on my glass

      Ditto Karen, I'm super pleased you liked these glass whales, of all the art glass animals made here I think whales are the least appreciated, maybe because people are confused by the makers as they look similar so I hope this post helps a little in spotting the differences. Ha, thank you for the breach smile and kind compliment

      Many thanks everyone for the love
      Anik
      Vet
      Phil
      dip
      kwqd
      raven
      Mary
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      fort
      Karen
    7. buckethead, 3 years ago
      I'm partial to the avacado green and bright green whales....nice!
    8. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      You do have the most unusual glass pieces Jenni! I love this lot:-)
    9. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 3 years ago
      Awww....they're so sweet- my favourites are the two blues because they're the colour closest to most whales! Certainly something to spout about...(Sorry!)
    10. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thanks buckethead, I really like the different green whales a lot too, and I think my last photo could be a Christmas card next to the red one lol! Very glad you enjoyed & thanx for your nice comment

      Right Judy, I have a lot of my glass animals shelved & sometimes forget about them, these whales have been around for a couple yrs and I finally decided they deserved a post - sort of a last gasp of summer here in NY, so I made this post trio quite "fishy" - great comment as always, glad you liked them

      Lauren lol, thank you for a "spouting" good laugh tonite I could use one, waiting most of the day at home for a furniture delivery, not my idea of a fun weekend! I love the blue ones too and was able to catch a little sunlight on those, which I think highlights the color. Appreciate the compliment

      Grateful for the kind luv & support all
      iggy
      buckethead
      Judy
      Lauren
    11. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Nice collection!
    12. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thanks MrsT for the kind compliment, it's my first posting of a collection and I'm so grateful it was enjoyed & hope it was a little informative about glass whales. Very grateful always for the luv & support
    13. Trey Trey, 3 years ago
      Beautiful colors:)
    14. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Many thanks Trey for the great compliment, I'm so happy you enjoyed my glass whales and very grateful for the love and thoughtfulness
    15. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Many thanks aura for the love and kind support, I'm so glad you liked this collection
    16. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thank you Pascale and Ken for the very kind love, so glad you enjoyed my assortment of glass whales
    17. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Very pleased you enjoyed my glass whale collection Anna, I thank you very much for the kind love
    18. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thanks officialfuel, very glad you liked my whale collection and appreciate the love

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