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    Posted 1 year ago

    scottvez
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    In March, I was able to visit my oldest daughter in Germany and of course my priority excursion was Passau.

    Luckily she only lives about 1.5 hours from the city. I was surprised at the lack of visitors in the museum-- we had free run of the place for about 2 hours. I could have stayed longer....

    First photo shows the small Welz display, but I did find Welz decors in a few other areas in the museum.

    My daughter's favorites were the Loetz figures.

    Had to get a shot of the Harrach case with applied fruit and flowers. It was the applied pieces that first got me into glass collecting 25 years ago-- back when the prevailing thought was it was all made by Stevens and Williams.

    scott

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    Comments

    1. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      So lucky to be able to see the Museum in Passau Scott, such beautiful Glass! :^D Thanks for showing! You're looking good too, but I'd have to say, that your Daughter out shines the Glass! :^)
    2. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 year ago
      A Fine Post Sir..It is good to see family and in Germany none the less..Again, A Fine Post!! Kudos!!

      Thomas.
    3. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks much bill and thomas-- I appreciate your kind comments!

      scott
    4. sklo42 sklo42, 1 year ago
      Great that you had the place to yourselves but I'm a little surprised at there being such little interest. I suppose the locals have all seen it already and it was before the high season for tourists.
      I'd certainly love to see it.
    5. welzebub, 1 year ago
      Great pics.... So very cool you got to go visit Passau!!
    6. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      I was worried when we first arrived-- the river near the museum had several large river cruise boats docked nearby, but apparently there wasn't an arrangement for any tour groups.

      scott
    7. kralik1928 kralik1928, 1 year ago
      I was locked in onetime after hours for 4 hours and enjoyed all the exhibits! you sir have an admirable beard
    8. Alan2310 Alan2310, 1 year ago
      Thank you Scott to share with us your visit to this fabulous museum, your daughter is lucky to be 1.5 hours from the museum.
      I notice on your third picture a loetz Texas decor(second from the right bottom shelve)with similar brass work that a piece I own, kinda nice to see it.
      Great post:-)
      Alan
    9. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
      Great Pix !!!!
    10. Wow22, 1 year ago
      I'm a bit surprised by two on the bottom shelf in the Welz case (Centre and Right). I didn't know these are Welz.
    11. welzebub, 1 year ago
      The basket in the case to the left on the bottom is Welz. Those two bottom ones on the right are not Welz production. The case label reads:

      "Down: In the centre black vase with layers of white opal, Vereinigte (United) Glashüttenwerke (Glassworks) Palme König & Habel, Großmann's Sohn (son), Steinschönau, aftger 1920."
    12. welzebub, 1 year ago
      I missed something in the quote, so here it is in full. A small detail, but missing none the less.

      "Down: In the centre black vase with layers of white opal, Vereinigte (United) Glashüttenwerke (Glassworks) Palme König & Habel, lg. Großmann's Sohn (son), Steinschönau, aftger 1920."
    13. Wow22, 1 year ago
      Thanks for the clarification welzebub. I'm glad to hear I wasn't completely out of my depth. I couldn't reconcile those two with Welz production at all!
    14. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks for clarifying welzebub.

      scott
    15. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
      Looks like a "must see" museum. Quite a nice collection. Love the pictures of you and your daughter!
    16. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 1 year ago
      And I thought my daughter living a few states away was hard! Love, love your beard and gray streak...so cool. Your daughter is a winner too and sounds like you had a great time! Nice to see this post ;)
    17. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks bracken, valentino, shareurpassion and laurah.

      scott
    18. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
      i love the beard!
    19. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
      Thanks jackart, ginger and cultcha.

      scott
    20. Militarist Militarist, 8 months ago
      Beautiful city, been there several times but never knew of that museum!
    21. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
      You missed out militarist-- it is an amazing museum. Maybe on your next visit...

      scott

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