What is a First, First Edition? A First Edition is the first appearance of the work in question, the first time a publisher releases a new book. A First Edition, Second printing, is a book that is printed if a first printing sells out. If changes are made, a new chapter or a forward is […]
Weeping Gold Glassware and Pottery “Weeping Gold” is a catch-all name for a type of glassware and pottery made by several different companies using 22Kt and 24Kt gold. The gold was splattered, dripped or seemed to weep from a gold glaze. There is such a variety of forms of these items making collecting them fun. I have seen a panther, vases, candle […]
As 2013 comes to an end, the following are trends in “Collecting” that we, at Fleet Street Shop, have noted.
Finding Vintage Glass Finding vintage glass requires a knowledge of the time period, its history, the artists and the markets they served. This Fenton Vase Tourquoise Opalescent displays an unusual shape with flared edge known as “handkerchief” style. This perfect piece was made by the Fenton Company in the early 1940’s It was formed with […]
By definition, ephemera should not still be around. Yet, these novelty pieces display such charm that the original owners kept them safely stored.
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