May 25, 2009

Davis Family Sulphide Mouse

marbles, glass, collectible, collector, Davis Family Marbles, sulphide, contemporary, Marble Forum,

This little mouse was purchased in the 1980s at the Santa Cruz Marble Show. It is unsigned and measures 1 1/2 ".

May 12, 2009

Antique German Sulphide Horse

marbles, glass, collectible, collector, Germany, 1800s, sulphide, Arthur Jones, Marble Forum,
A beautiful Standing horse sulphide handmade in Germany in the 1880s. Was for sale by Arthur Jones at the 2008 Amana Marble Show.

May 9, 2009

Advertising Marbles

These contemporary one inch advertising marbles started showing up in the 1980s. The first ones I bought were Coke and Pepsi. Now they are everywhere and are used as business cards, to commemorate birthdays, anniversaries and marble shows.

May 5, 2009

Marble Tournament Medals

marbles, glass, collectible, collector, medals, 1930s, 1940s, Marble Forum,

Four Marble Tournament Medals, two are not dated. One says Trenton Times award and one just says Marble Champ. The other two are from the National Marble Tournament dated 1930 and 1941.