These are a dozen of eggs I bought at my CSA pickup at Serenbe Farms.  They are poulet eggs.  I hope you can see the three blue ones, laid by a a South American variety of hen, called Araucana.  The eggs appealed to me solely due to the unusual color.  I shelled out $6 for this dozen of grass-fed, free range local eggs — mainly to get the blue ones.  The color was special, unique and rare in my eyes.  Leaping to the field of collectibles from here, I ask “Do you Have Blue Eggs” in your collection ?

Particularly with glass, from the depression era,  color can play a big role in value, appeal, and rarity.  A pattern can come in many different colors.  Pieces within individual patterns may or may not come in all the colors produced.  Thus you need to check if a piece of depression glass you have is a rare color – a blue egg!

Tip: Look in a book on depression glass and first identify the pattern if you don’t know what the pattern is named or who produced it.  Next, this may require a different book, locate that pattern/mfg. and check the price and color list.  Maybe you will have a special blue egg in your cupboard!

For instance, in the reference book 20th century glass candle holders a pair of triple arm Fostoria ‘Baroque’ candle holders range in retail price from $55 for clear to $145 for ruby.

If you need help sorting blue eggs from brown in your collection contact us – The Evaluation Experts at Turn the Page personal property appraisal services.

Happy Hunting,

ValtheEvaluator


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