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My Favorite EAPG Glass Pattern by U.S. GLASS COMPANY-Design Pattern #151140

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Early American Pattern Glass361 of 443Duncan and Sons Cryptic Zipper Block EAPG Circa 1880's Ruby Flash Glass Souvenir Mug
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Posted 4 years ago


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I have collected, sold and traded thousands of EAPG items over the more than 40 years that I have been interested in Pressed Glass Patterns but my favorite is the REVERSE 44 ,aka ATHENIA ,aka Paneled 44 produced by the U.S. GLASS COMPANY of Pittsburgh, PA in 1912. There is something about the reverse 44 pattern and also the quality of the glass that have always endeared my wife & I to this pattern. This particular Tankard Set is decorated with a Platinum Stain but even the plain ones are stunning. They were also decorated with gold, green, maiden blush (pink), blue and yellow staining. We have other items in this pattern with the same Platinum Stain and are always looking for more.


  1. Paul71 Paul71, 4 years ago
    US Glass Co's Athenia (OMN), aka Reverse 44 aka Paneled 44 also exists in solid canary (vaseline) glass. I have a covered puff box (marked). Guessing they revived the mould during the 1920s when the company was producing a lot of canary colored glass.
  2. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Hi Paul71! Thanks for your input! I have never seen the all Canary Athenia US Glass pieces....must be quite stunning. RER (LOUMANAL)
  3. Paul71 Paul71, 4 years ago
    It truly is. It practically glows, even without UV light. Very deep canary, typical of US Glass from the 1920s.
  4. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
    Thanks PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, mikkoChristmas11 and czechman for the love! RER (LOUMANAL)

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