Online marble identification guide.
Akro agate marble identification.
Including descriptions and identification on their popular styles of marbles.
A detailed look at a vintage akro agate glass marbles collection.
Akro agate produced two types of marbles that were very similar to the american cornelian brick by m f.
Pflueger joined the partnership.
Akro agate first appeared in the clarksburg city directory in 1915 as manufactures of toy marbles caster balls and glass balls for lithographers use.
This is a variegated stream marble whose design is unique to akro agate.
Christensen agate akro agate and peltier glass.
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When christensen agate closed its doors in 1933 two years after the actual cessation of marble manufacture fiedler had already shifted his employment to akro agate which explains why early akro marbles possess many of the same colors seen in christensen s marbles.
Generally the oxblood floats on the surface of the marble.
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Examine the marble for a logo from a comic strip.
Look for a corkscrew pattern when identifying marbles manufactured by akro agate.
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The most common and easily recognizable akro agate marble is the corkscrew.
Rawley into the partnership and in 1916 with the death of hill george a.
Christensen and christensen agate were hand gathered and therefore may exhibit the nine shaped pattern of the white where the marble was twisted out of the glass furnace.
The move to clarksburg brought john m.
It is less common to find some of the oxblood inside the marble.
Akro agate s opalescent marbles can be distinguished by their small clear eye a small circular area of clear glass surrounded by the remaining cloudy matrix.
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Today christensen marbles are rare.
Perhaps the best way to identify an akro agate slag is not by any particular feature but rather by its lack of features early akro slags like those of m f.
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