Vintage Glass Tumbler

A vintage glass tumbler can come in different designs, colors, and shapes. Many people are fond of collecting these tumblers that come in different forms and uses. Since you’re here, I presume you’re one of them.

The Beginning of the Vintage Glasses

Set of 6 Vintage Clear Glass Drinking Tumbler Yellow Flowers White Butterflies
Set of 6 Vintage Clear Glass Drinking Tumbler Yellow Flowers  White Butterflies $18.00
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Vintage String Pattern Tumbler Glass Set Mid Century Atomic Rubber Glasses 1960
Vintage String Pattern Tumbler Glass Set Mid Century Atomic Rubber Glasses 1960 $39.00
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Vintage Gold Fleck Glass Tumbler
Vintage Gold Fleck Glass Tumbler $34.99
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SET OF 6 VINTAGE LIBBEY GLASS MID CENTURY BLACK TEXTURED GOLD COIN BAR TUMBLERS
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Vintage Kerr Glasses Tumblers Clear Glass Textured Retro Set of 3
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Vintage Mid Century Tall Drinking Glasses Tumblers Set of 8 White Gold Print
Vintage Mid Century Tall Drinking Glasses Tumblers Set of 8 White Gold Print $25.00
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6 Vintage Cartoon Collector Glass Tumblers
6 Vintage Cartoon Collector Glass Tumblers $20.00
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Lot 6 Vintage Mid Century Tumbler Glasses Gold Windmill Tree Bird Blue Pink More
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Vintage Libbey Flare Cobalt Blue Tumbler Glass 5 7 8 Complete Set of 6
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8 Vintage Mid Century Turquoise White with Gold Rim Glass Drinking Tumblers
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Vintage Primary Colors Striped Tall Oversize Iced Tea Glass Tumbler
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Thermo serve Vintage Tumbler Set of 4 Cups Glasses Wood Grain New
Thermo serve Vintage Tumbler Set of 4 Cups Glasses Wood Grain New $24.99
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Vintage Nate Berkus Bubble Glass Drinking Glasses Tumblers 4 16 oz
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Vintage West Virginia Glass Purple Satin Pitcher 6 Tumblers Set EXCELLENT
Vintage West Virginia Glass Purple Satin Pitcher  6 Tumblers Set EXCELLENT $24.99
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Set of 4 Vintage Green Glass Tumblers
Set of 4 Vintage Green Glass Tumblers $19.00
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Vintage Gold Stripe Low Tumbler Glasses Set of 6 Mid Century Modern MCM
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Set of Three Vintage Drinking Glasses White Orange Daisy Flowers Tumblers
Set of Three Vintage Drinking Glasses White Orange Daisy Flowers Tumblers $19.99
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Vintage Tumbler Drinking Glass Juice Glasses + Planter White Green Potted Flower
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Vintage Cut Glass Old Fashioned Tumbler Glasses Set of 5
Vintage Cut Glass Old Fashioned Tumbler Glasses Set of 5 $19.99
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Vintage Set of 6 Drinking Glass High Ball Tumblers w Designs Art Deco
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Blackwood Brothers x 3 Glass Tumbler Lot Vintage Southern Gospel
Blackwood Brothers x 3 Glass Tumbler Lot Vintage Southern Gospel $28.02
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Vintage Retro Style Heart Glass Tumblers With Caddy Set of 8
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Most companies started making and decorating different kinds of drinking glasses since the 1920s. During this time, they designed the tumblers by hand. This means that each leaf, flower, or fruit or any design pattern painted on the glass was cautiously done one at a time by a group of women employed by the company. There may have been more than 100 workers in leading companies to design on the glasses.

How to Recognize Vintage Glass Tumblers

Since one vintage glass tumbler can come in different colors, sizes, and designs, it’s difficult to tell if the glassware is really a vintage or a newer version. Being patient and taking the time to research that certain glassware to see if it’s really authentic, will not only verify your glassware, but will also broaden your mind about vintage glassware and where you can find the most valuable ones to add to your collection.

  • Look for the trademark. Inspect your glassware and find a trademark by its maker. It’s depicted at the bottom of the glassware almost all of the time.
  • Get yourself some guidebooks about vintage drinking glasses. There are many books that you can choose from since collecting vintage glasses is a favorite hobby of many people. You can search on the Internet, in the bookstore, or in the library. Whichever you go, they can assist you find the books for you.
  • Know how to differentiate vintage glasses from newer ones. Clearly, vintage glasses look more worn out than newer ones. Check for any scratches to show that it has been used for a long time already. Also, vintage glasses are heavier than newer ones. This is another benefit of getting a book for you. You can learn the comparisons of the vintage glassware and the newer ones.

 If you’re still starting to collect vintage drinking glasses, it’s ideal that you start educating yourself about them to avoid purchasing reproductions. Well, that’s it. Good luck in finding the best vintage glass tumbler that pleases you well!