Thursday, June 23, 2011

Marbles Day 2


After two days of trial and error, and a successful photo shoot, I'm going to post this now, because Day 3 is at least four days out. I've a wedding to attend.

This piece of old billhead paper is dated March 17, 1892. From A. C. McClurg & Company of Chicago, Illinois. It is an order for the C. W. Rank & Company Mercantile in Virginia City, Montana.

There are line items which call, by name, for at least four different varieties of MARBLES. What you see is what you're going to get. Except for Marbles #31 - #61. "We are at present out of Marbles #31 - #61".

More next week...

9 comments:

  1. Oh Dave, the look like beautiful planets!

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  2. Dave - Love this Marble Art - you've got a gift for glass!

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  3. great marbles. They look suspended in air!

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  4. Super cool! I was a great marble player when I was in elementary school.

    Question, what kind of paper do you use to make illustrations? Bristol? What kind of markers? Do tell!!

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  5. Mr. Catchet, you are goooooood! Beautiful marbles - they just sparkle.

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  6. Don't be asking me to make your out-of-stock items ...

    Congratulations, BTW!!

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  7. I love the translucent look of these--I have NO idea how you are able to accomplish this. Fills my eyes, it does!

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  8. This series is SO incredible. I won't inundate you with comments all at once, but I love that you've shared so much about these!

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