Dating milk glass
New glass of this shade is still used for wine bottles.(Noxzema, Milk of Magnesia, Bromo, Evening In Paris, Vick's Vapor Rub, Poisons Bottles, etc.) There were many items made for this blue glass.(#99,747) Only the basic NUCUT design with 'tail' appears marked on glass.The word 'trade mark' on the 'tail' appears in advertising and catalogs. 1913 - On the registration applications, the Company stated these two marks had been in use since August 5, 1913.Although the labels used included 'Made in USA' around bottom of the circle and the 'Iron Cross' mark appearing in the center, Imperial only registered the basic 'FREE HAND' mark design on February 19, 1924.
NOTE: The 'ruffled' outer edge was done in a free hand style and not meant to be consistant.
It's referred to as 'I super- imposed over the G' or simply 'IG'.1977- On December 26, 1972, stockholders voted to sell the Company to the Lenox Corporation. The Company first began using this mark in June 1977. The last date the 'LIG' could be used was June 26, 1981, according to the sales agreement.
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