Anchor Hocking Block Optic Green Cup - Vintage Depression Glass - Uranium or Vaseline Glass - Glows in UV Light - Pointed Handle


These are green Block Optic pattern cups from Hocking Glass, now Anchor Hocking, made between 1929 and 1933 - so true vintage depression glass in a highly desirable pattern. The green seems to glow under natural light, and under UV light it glows neon green! This color was made by putting a tiny amount of uranium into the hot glass, making it radioactive. However it is quite safe, a very small quantity and sealed inside the glass. Uranium glass is often referred to as Vaseline glass. This particular version of the Block Optic has pointed handles. Hocking produced a number of different handle shapes for this pattern.

I have 6 cups available. Buy 4 or more to receive free shipping!

CONDITION: Excellent with no cracks or chips, and just a little normal imperfections that is par for the course in depression era glass.

SIZE: 2 1/4 inches tall and 4 inches wide including handle.

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