Collecting Early Machine-Made Marbles: M. F. Christensen and Son Company and Christensen Agate Company

Collecting Early Machine-Made Marbles: M. F. Christensen and Son Company and Christensen Agate Company

by Robert S. Block
     
 

With this book, readers will discover machine made marbles from the early 1900s to the 1930s that revolutionized the glass marble industry. Over 700 beautiful color photos display marbles produced by both Ohio-based companies, M. F. Christensen & Son Company and Christensen Agate Company. Among the examples displayed are bricks, cobras, guineas, opaques, slags, single… See more details below

Overview

With this book, readers will discover machine made marbles from the early 1900s to the 1930s that revolutionized the glass marble industry. Over 700 beautiful color photos display marbles produced by both Ohio-based companies, M. F. Christensen & Son Company and Christensen Agate Company. Among the examples displayed are bricks, cobras, guineas, opaques, slags, single pontil slags, swirls, and hand-gathered swirls. Additionally, early slag marbles known as "transitionals" are featured. The text includes histories of these two important glass marble companies, descriptions of their various marble types, and their methods of manufacture. Values for the marbles displayed are found in the captions. This book will be treasured by all those who collect and enjoy marbles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764318276
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.74(d)
Age Range:
15 - 18 Years

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