In November of 2002, a Canadian Glass Collector found a very rare “Nova Scotia Tandem” Champagne goblet. This form is unlisted in any reference book and to our knowledge has never known to exist by any other Nova Scotia glass collector. It becomes a companion to the “Nova Scotia Tandem” goblet and rare wine.
In September 2003 another extremely rare piece in “Nova Scotia Tandem” surfaced. It is the liquer size glass. We were lucky enough to procure it for a client and add it to their exciting collection. Again, this form is unlisted anywhere and unknown to any Nova Scotia Glass collector. What a find!
What does this mean? It means it is an exciting time to be collecting. Many great collections of Pressed Glass were built quietly in the 1950’s and 1960’s when there was greater availability of glass. Due to the lack of record keeping by many Canadian Glass Companies we are uncertain today as to exactly what pieces were produced in each pattern. As more collections surface, we are seeing pieces in patterns that we haven’t seen before, as well as patterns we have never seen before. Unusual forms have been turning up for many collectors. We are always very interested in hearing from people who have made exciting discoveries as it is a very thrilling time for all collectors!
Pressed Glass & Goblets
P.O. Box 369
Arthur, Ontario Canada