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Hello everyone,

I have been holding onto about 180 vintage / antique marbles and really am having trouble identifying them. Could you all help me out? Here are the first 5 that I am looking to identify.

The center one is not opaque and has a light lavender blue/grey tone that when held to the yellowish light has a greenish hew.

Thank you for your time.l

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Hello.  Welcome.  The center one looks like it might turn into a Vitro if we saw some more views.

The others look like West Virginia Swirls.  Maybe Alley or Champion.  

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Yes, I Vitro Conquerer on the middle one.  Circa 1940's.  

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Thanks! Steph, do you think those two on the left could be Jabo as well? Also, the lower right one is much smaller in size than the others. Does that make a difference in type Alley or Champion swirl? Thanks for all of your help.

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No, I'm not seeing Jabo.  And no, slightly smaller size doesn't say anything to me.  It might say something to someone else.

I can understand why Mibber might think Jabo.  I still think vintage.

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Cool, Thanks! I'll check back for their response. Until then I will check into Alley and Champion. On the Vitro, Is this one a phantom or ?? ...and what is the difference.

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Even if vintage, alley and champ aren't the only possibilities.  Heaton is another.  Check here:

https://marbleconnection.com/topic/6790-mostly-pix-heaton/


Not a phantom conqueror.  I don't think people worry much about "phantom" or not.  But phantom has white filaments inside instead of seeming to be brushed on the surface. 

 

 

 

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Mibber, yes on testing with black-light. I do have one here that does glow as a comparison. Any id on that one?

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Left two are either Jabo or Cairo ? 

Center probably Vitro. I can see one cut line. 

Right two- top maybe Champion, bottom maybe Ravenswood, if 9/16. 

The center and two right look odd. Like a bleed to pink, which is not usual for vintage marbles.  Need more or close in focus pictures for more accurate ids.

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Thanks wvrons. So the 2 on the left are Jabo? Any id for the glowing one in the blacklight image?

Here are closer pics of the top right marble which I believe is 5/8.

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5 hours ago, wvrons said:

Left two are either Jabo or Cairo ? 

 

 

Doh!  I really thought I was on the right track on those guys on the left!   Oh well.  Swirls are my waterloo.  

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Need pictures of the glowing one, with and without the blacklight.          Close good pictures can change a identification.  Colors need to be accurate and more than one side of the marble shown. Show any cut lines, seams, or pontil, if possible. Not all marbles show cut lines. 

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Here are the photos wvrons requested for the glowing one that I have. Thanks for helping me identify it.

 

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Thanks! So is it called Cairo Novelty WV Swirl with UV and out of round? Thanks for your help.

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