Federal Glass Madrid Indiana Glass Recollection

Madrid - (1932-1939) (Amber, Blue, Crystal, Green, some Iridescent, Pink) The Federal Glass Company produced the Madrid pattern. It was one of Federal's largest offerings. A complete dinnerware set can be obtained. The listing is extensive. Madrid was the most popular Depression Glass amber pattern ever to be produced. There are three sized pitchers, and numerous tumblers. Serving pieces can be found for most every occasion. Rare items include an ashtray and gravy boat. This set is fun to collect and attracts many admirers today.

Madrid was reissued in amber in 1976 by the Federal Glass Company. These pieces are marked with the date mixed in the pattern. Reissued Madrid is over 30 years old and has its own following today. This New Madrid was called "Recollection" and issued to celebrate the American Bicentennial.

In the 1980's Indiana made Madrid in crystal, pink, and blue. Most of the molds used were changed drastically. Tumblers, shakers, candlesticks, and the cake plate do not even remotely resemble the older pieces. The dinner plate, oval bowl, flat soups, cup and saucers, and butter dish molds do have mold differences, but they are harder to detect. The colors though are a dead give-away. The blue is much brighter then the old blue color and the pink is a washed out version of the old.

Federal Glass Nadrid & Indiana Glass Recollection For Sale

 

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