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Who did vaseline glass slags?

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I'm pretty sure not MFC.  Do I have that much right? 

But who did?

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Peltier and Christensen Agate have it in two flavors, Akro has it in one.

Edit: I've also got a Vaseline with identical construction to the Canadian 2 color opaques...take from that what you will.

 

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Oh yes, who had it at the handgathered stage of their operations?  

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Potentially all of them but if Peltier did I have no idea how you'd identify it, the rest are really obvious.  All the slag colors I know of can be found handgathered.

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And to dovetail that, did those makers all make 1" vaseline slags? I've never seen anything above a 7/8" vaseline but then again I only recently found a 1" slag in another color.

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By 'Vaseline' are we talking about the color alone?  Or does it need to react to UV?

On 2/6/2018 at 7:00 PM, slagmarble said:

...Edit: I've also got a Vaseline with identical construction to the Canadian 2 color opaques...take from that what you will....

Would love to see some pics. 

 

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If I remember right this also has "sick" glass and will take on a strong vinegar smell from time to time.  I didn't notice it today and have also not noticed any new damage because of it but I'm also not looking at it under a microscope.  It has the same not entirely smoothed out cutline I'd expect for the type that I did my best to photograph but didn't come out the greatest.

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Vaseline slag fragments and pieces of scrap glass - found inside the former MFC factory building. Left bottom row even contains some oxblood. Made sometime between Sept 12th, 1915 and December 10th, 1917.

Barberton Glass Novelty also made melted pontil "vaseline slags".

mfc_vas_1.jpg

 

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Experimenting?

Any reason to think it made it out into the wild?  

 

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