Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of Depression glass in English:
Machine-pressed, tinted glassware that was mass-produced in the US from the late 1920s to the 1940s and often used as giveaways to persuade customers to purchase goods.
- Today, all these examples of Depression glass are highly collectible - especially since real pieces are so very hard to find.
- Collectors are urged to purchase good reference books like Warmans Depression glass or find a reputable dealer who knows Depression glass.
- The highlights of this marvelous art shop are the beautiful Depression glasses, California pottery from the 1930s and 1940s, old dinnerware, vintage aloha shirts and old Hawaiian music collection.
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