Heisey Glass: The Early Years : 1896-1924
by Shirley Dunbar
Paperback - 175 pages; Publisher: Krause Publications
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This first-ever comprehensive guide to Heisey glassware covers the early years of the A. H. Heisey Company, from 1896-1924the production period of primary interest to contemporary dealers and collectors. As the earliest pieces produced by Heisey increasingly gain legitimate antique status (100 years-or-more old), it is important that collectors, dealers, and appraisers have access to accurate, comprehensive, detailed, and timely information relating to identification, pattern and color description, production dates, variations, and values. This book is the first to provide both the scope and depth of information needed for confidently buying, selling, and trading in this specialized collectibles area. Complete with up-to-date marketplace values, the guide also includes helpful tips for buying and caring for glassware, and an introduction by leading glass expert, Neila Bredehoft.
-Includes history of the Heisey Company and its founder.
-Identifies all early Heisey patterns produced from 1896-1924 by pattern number and in alphabetical order, including mold dates and an explanation of the patterns origin.
-Contains more than 300 photographs--many in color--of rare and highly sought after pieces.
-Provides previously unpublished information obtained from the Heisey Museum archives.