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    Posted 10 months ago

    OLECODY
    (11 items)

    A pretty nice piece of Legras with a couple of pieces of Tiffin with silver overlay uranium sure makes it glow

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    1. valentino97 valentino97, 10 months ago
      Really gorgeous vases! What time frame or maker info do you have?
    2. Newfld Newfld, 10 months ago
      Beautiful trio of vases, lovely green glow under UV light
    3. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 10 months ago
      Hmmmm? I’d check those vases for radio activity as they could be dangerous. Beautiful but lethal like radium was.
    4. OLECODY OLECODY, 10 months ago
      Thanks Valentino97 probably from the 20s maybe the Tiffin might be a little earlier

      Thank you Newfld I kinda like it too

      Rattletrap I have never heard that have always heard there was no chance of radio activity leakage from glass maybe I should look into it a little more
    5. apostata apostata, 9 months ago
      there is a regulation act around 1913 i believe concerning vaseline glass, and the reason was a sort 3%- 24 % uranium compound legislation and the application of the legislation was quite severe, and it does, not work , because people did,not the difference with the normal depression glass

      somewere around 1957-1958-1959 came the deregulation act due to to the fact that the uranium compound was diminished , as long if you don,t or rub it or cut the glass , the danger is neglectable, nowadays we are more exposed to uranium for different reasons ( hospitals etc)

      there has been a extended survey on cadmium , which was rather disturbing , the state of California even forbid the import of an amount of artifacts

      and the Plymouth released a quite disturbing about plumbum and cadmium

      so uraneum glass is a minor comparing to those

      i say it again and probably for the 20196 time and i dont want to be patronizing , you have to know the legislation if you buy glass , uv and Geiger counter ought to be standard procedure
    6. apostata apostata, 9 months ago
      correction Plymouth University disturbing survey
    7. OLECODY OLECODY, 9 months ago
      Apostata thank you for all the info never have really worried about the uranium in glass
    8. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 9 months ago
      Wow, where have I been. ( not home). I am so glad to see you posting your wonderful glass, Bill!
      You have many with the silver overlay, correct? And your Roseville pieces, especially the big one, need to be seen again....when you get around to it. No pressure! Ha!
      Hey, it’s supposed to rain all next week!!!! Here’s hoping for our flora and fauna!
    9. OLECODY OLECODY, 9 months ago
      Thank you Eileen where have you been if not at home?? Yep I got quite a bit of that stuff you mentioned I will post again someday
      Yep that is what I hear hope they are right this time we, certainly need some water

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