Depression glass tumblers were made by twelve distinctive glass organizations. Of the most well-known one hundred fifty Depression glass designs, at least 25 had Depression glass whiskey tumblers in their gathering. The Hocking Glass Company (later called the Anchor-Hocking Glass Company) was the most productive – with eight distinct examples. The Imperial Glass Company, the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company, and the Paden City Glass Company each had three distinct examples.
Whiskey glasses range in from one and three-quarter inches to three inches tall and for the most part hold from one to two ounces of alcohol. The essential shape is round and they don’t have stems or are footed. Crystal was the most prevalent, with a few patterns including shaded trims. Green and pink glasses were second and third in notoriety. On the other hand, a full rainbow of hues can be discovered going from golden to red to blue to cobalt to amethyst.
Two examples, Block Optic and Moon drops, had more than one size of whiskey tumbler. The Block Optic example had one and two ounce sizes, which were both made in the hues pink and green. The Moon drops design had three diverse whiskey tumblers: a standard two ounce tumbler, a handled two ounce tumbler, and a twofold shot tumbler. Albeit blue and red were the essential hues, different hues were made also.
Despite the fact that prohibition was implemented in the United States from 1920 to 1933, wretchedness glass whiskey tumblers were being made and sold. In spite of the fact that it is hard to decide with accurate conviction, design creation dates would show that about half were fabricated amid the restriction years. For the most part, the wretchedness glass designs that were made in various hues are much less demanding to discover today. A percentage of the examples that are more troublesome find and along these lines order higher costs are: Mayfair Open Rose, Peacock and Wild Rose, Moon drops twofold shot, springtime, American Pioneer, and Ardith.
One example, Mayfair Open Rose, by the Hocking Glass Company has been imitated. To distinguish a unique tumbler from the copied one, take a gander at the base of the rose stem. On the off chance that it is a unique; the stem ought to be part. In the event that the stem is straight, it is a generation. Utilize this data to help in your quest for Depression glass bourbon tumblers.