Dugan Roundup carnival glass plates

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2015-06-26 10:55:32

Dugan Roundup carnival glass plates are collectible items of carnival glass, produced in the US by the Dugan Glass Company between 1904 and 1931.

 

Antique or vintage?

Glassware produced more than 100 years ago is classed as “antique” according to the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act’s definition.

“Vintage” refers to pieces manufactured within the last 100 years and can include items made as recently as the 1980s.

Roundup pattern

Dugan's Roundup pattern is so named because of elements that are similar to the brands employed to mark cattle.

It was utilised on low-ruffled plates, ice-cream shaped bowls and ruffled bowls.

Dugan plates

Dugan plates are low-ruffled in nature and nine inches across. They were produced in a range of colours:

  • Amber, blue and purple
  • Amethyst and purple
  • Amethyst and purple - electric
  • Blue
  • Horehound
  • Marigold
  • Peach opal
  • White

How much are Dugan Roundup carnival glass plates worth?

The amethyst, purple electric variety has achieved $3,000 at auction while the amber, blue and purple version has sold for $1,800.

Several of the other varieties can be picked up for as little as $100 to $200.

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