In the early 1900s were dirty and dangerous and there was no "Quality Control" as we now know it, any number of the following production issues. Air bubbles in the glass that were not squeezed out during pressing.
Heat checks which are internal rifts filled with air (which is why you can see them), usually from a burst air bubble. Inclusions in or on the surface of the glass, such as ash and cinders.
Often found in the flames of vases and rims of bowls were it settled during pressing. Strands of undissolved colorant (usually in green glass). In the glass caused by premature solidification where the molten glass was. Snipped from the gathering rod with cool metal shears when the mould was full; lines also formed on the surface during the cooling process. Tool marks from implements used to form the edge or influence the shape.
Mold issues related to filling and release such as incomplete or malformed edges. Rough seams, extra glass at seams; webbed, incomplete or pulled edge points. Uneven legs, slanted stems or a bowed base (causing rocking), surface lines and heat checks. Production issues in the extreme may be undesirable, but they do not qualify as "damage" and will be found to some degree on nearly all antique glassware. Issues of MAJOR wear and production flaws will be mentioned and photographed; please check photos carefully as they are a part of the description.
All items are bubble wrapped. No tape is used on the bubble wrap YAY! Carton voids are filled with cushioning peanuts. Cartons are labeled GLASS or FRAGILE, and.
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