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    Posted 15 days ago

    kwqd
    (471 items)

    Regular Peltier playing marbles made in Ottawa, IL, about an hour north of where I live. These marbles were found in an attic stored in jars wrapped in newspapers printed in 1945 and in a box labeled “The Peltier Glass Company, new marbles, .”, dated 1948. I have an affection for Peltiers since they were made so close by and, when I was collecting marbles, had a disproportionate amount of them in my collection. I saved the seller's description for future reference:

    "These marbles were researched in Stanley A. Block’s Marble Mania Book and I believe these marbles may be the among listed on Page 121, either Bloodies or Rainbo. I really don’t know anything about identification so it is up to you. What you see is what you get!!!. The jar that I took them out of said “Marbles – dated 1948 in new condition.” They were stored in jars in the attic – wrapped in newspaper dated December 19, 1945. What interesting stories are in these newspapers (all yellowed and crumbled)! The carton they were in says “The Peltier Glass Company, , .” The address on the label has a 2 digit zip code."

    https://www.marblecollecting.com/marble-reference/online-marble-id-guide/peltier-glass-co/

    https://www.peltiermarbles.info/

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    1. kwqd kwqd, 15 days ago
      Thanks for loving my Peltiers!

      iggy
      Watchsearcher
      Thomas
      Broochman
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      fortapache
      bobby725
    2. kwqd kwqd, 13 days ago
      Thank you Elisabethan!
    3. kwqd kwqd, 11 days ago
      Thanks Karen!

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