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American Art Glass129 of 1314Durand Golden-Orange Candlestick c.1920's.Kanawha bird with cherry salt dip
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    Posted 3 years ago

    kwqd
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    These salt dips are 4" long x 2.5" high x 2" wide. When I was a child my family alternated summer driving vacations between Florida and California, but one year we drove through New England and went to Expo 67 in Montreal. I was 12 years old that year. Those were the Route 66 years so I saw lots of giant balls of (fill in the blank) and other remarkable sights. Oh, the fine dining at HoJo and Smuckers restaurants! On the way to Canada, we stopped at Ausable Chasm and these were being sold in the gift shop. I remember that the folks at the gift shop were quite excited about these as they said that they were just recently being reproduced by an American company from antique molds. I bought two pairs, one pair in amber and one in blue. I have since broken one of the ambers. The folks at the gift shop must have been great salespeople as I usually bought knives, collectible coins and oddities like whale teeth!

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    1. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      Thanks for the swan love fortapache, keramikos and MALKEY!
    2. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Fabulous swans Kevin, what were once souvenirs are now collectibles! The swan shape & design are really beautiful
    3. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      Thanks, Jenni! One more thing for my estate sale! I think the original molds may have been Vallerysthal...

      Thanks for loving my swan salt dips vetraio50 and Newfld!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      Thanks LaurenRedmond and Broochman!
    5. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      Thanks aura, AdeleC and TimeTraveller!
    6. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      Thanks SEAN68!

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