American Machine-made Marbles, Paperback / softback Book

American Machine-made Marbles Paperback / softback


The sprawling scope of machine-made marble production in the twentieth century is illustrated in over 590 eye-catching color images that comprise the most extensive collection of marble packaging ever assembled.

Historical photos from a variety of factories are also provided.

Products and packages for Akro Agate, Christiansen Agate, Davis Marble, Heaton Agate, Kokomo Opalescent, Libbey-Owens-Ford, Marble King, Peltier, Ravenswood, and Vitro are included, among others.

The fascinating text, providing a history of the marble companies and their wares, was nearly 40 years in the making, involving interviews with over 100 individuals and insuring the accuracy of the listings.

A bibliography and index are included, along with values in the captions.

Marble collectors and glass lovers alike will be thrilled with this detailed reference work.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages, 594 color & 55 b/w photos
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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  • Category: Manufacturing industries
  • ISBN: 9780764324642



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