February 10, 2008

Purple and Yellow Slags circa 1920s & 30s

marbles, glass, slag, machine made, 1920s, 1930s, collector, collectibleMade at a variety of factories, slags were one of the earliest machine made marbles. These were photographed under a black light. The yellow Vaseline glass glows green in contrast to the purple slags.

2 comments:

Sherry DeGhelder said...

These are very cool. I was wondering what they looked like without the black light.

Joan said...

To see what these marbles look like without the black light, click on the "VASELINE GLASS" label at the bottom of the posting. It will show you other photos of Vaseline glass.