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Fenton Historical Glass Mould Preservation Project

A project in Parkersburg, WV by USGlass, Inc

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USGlass has 10,000 plus historical glass making moulds. The goal is to create a digital catalog that describes these moulds.
Backers: 202
Average Pledge Per Backer: $44

Funded: $8,938 of $50,000
Dates: Apr 22nd -> May 20th (29 days)
Project By: USGlass, Inc
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Latest News

A heartfelt thank you to all pledges from USGlass, Inc

May 20th - via:
With less then 90 minutes left, offer this quote from Mark Twain Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.  (Read More)

An example of a Chinese glass company

May 20th - via: (Read More)

National Depression Glass Assoc. Summary of Fenton Moulds

May 19th - via:
Fenton owned many molds that they purchased from other glass companies---- and the table at this link summarizes them.  (Read More)

A good benchmark for this cataloging project

May 18th - via: (Read More)

Classy supporters of American Culture

May 17th - via:
Thank you to the more then 80% of the supporters of the Fenton Historical Mould Preservation Project that are not currently part of the Kickstarter scene for supporting a true authentic American cultural project. (Read More)

Three days left lets see if there is enough support

May 17th - via:
Ok, Fenton enthusiasts and guardians of American glassmaking history, we have merged the USGlass Director's council event with the Fenton Collector's event eliminating that award.  In replacement we have created a new $100 award.  You can move your... (Read More)

Appears that we might be underfunded

May 17th - via:
Thank you everyone for your support.   (Read More)

Fenton Alley Cat

May 16th - via:
The project will describe the history of the Alley Cat mould, it's origin and the varieties manufactured.  (Read More)

good in depth press report on Fenton Mould Project

May 16th - via: (Read More)

Local press reports on Fenton Historical Mould Catalog

May 15th - via: An example of the local press for the Fenton Historical Mould Catalog project  (Read More)

Please read this link that went to Colllectors

May 13th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Possible valuable items for the drawing

May 11th - via:
Pledges of more then $100 will be entered into a drawing for a valuable Fenton item.  USGlass is reviewing the most unique Fenton items, and here are a few examples.  Thoughts on which one you might want? (Read More)

Learn about glowing glass

May 10th - via:
One of the Fenton historical moulds and glass making processes that will be in this digital catalog includes uranium glass.  Uranium glass was manufactured specifically at the Williamstown WV glass making plant and is a unique process that our... (Read More)

The word is spreading

May 9th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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