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    Posted 1 year ago

    Sharky
    (159 items)

    Hi everyone. Hope everybody is well...2020 is nearly over...yay!
    This I believe is a later example of Goofus Glass. I have several pieces...most are Lancasters' "Carnation" pattern. This piece is unusual (to me) in that it's oval, and more importantly...it's solid in color. None of the usual red and or green color along with the gold. If anyone can confirm this is an example of Goofus for me I would seriously love it lol. Also if anyone can help with maker/pattern/year that would be great. Thanks in advance. :) Stay safe out there :)

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    1. TallCakes TallCakes, 1 year ago
      as cold painted glass it could be considered goofus. check Anchor Hocking's #1,000 line 'Stars & Bars"
      https://www.replacements.com/crystal-anchor-hocking-stars-and-bars/c/149368
    2. Sharky, 1 year ago
      thank you once again :) Was cold painted and goofus glass made the same way?
    3. Sharky, 1 year ago
      Also...was the cold paint done by the original manufacturer?
    4. TallCakes TallCakes, 1 year ago
      goofus glass was/is cold painted, which makes it easily scratched and susceptible to damage when washing. Here's an informative online article about goofus:

      http://www.theglassmuseum.com/goofus.htm
    5. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 1 year ago
      Wow. One more example of the weird detail stuff about any odd thing in the world, that one can otherwise learn about from being a CW member. [I don't think I've ever heard the term 'goofus glass', now I know what it is...? <cool>]
    6. Sharky, 1 year ago
      hi AnythingObscure......the story goes that Goofus Glass was cheaper to manufacture than the Carnival Glass available at the time. Often people referred to being tricked or "goofed" when buying the glass because it was supposed to closely resemble the original, more expensive Carnival ware.

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