"Castle Glassworks" Numbered Limited Edition
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- "Castle Glassworks" New England Item #56661. Introduced 2002 and retired 2003. This is a numbered limited edition of a total run of 15,000 pieces. Mint condition piece in original box & sleeve. Glass making was America's first industry - created a dozen years before the arrival of the Pilgrims in 1620. According to the sign, this glassworks was established in 1843. At the glassworks, skilled craftsmen use age-old techniques to produce everything from simple drinking glasses to extraordinary stemware, by hand, one piece at a time. Notice the open hearth fire on the side and beautiful stainglass window in the front. Sign on the side says "Bottles, Jars, Goblets, Glasses".

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