Federal Glass Madrid Green Cup - Vintage Depression Glass - Uranium or Vaseline Glass - Glows in UV Light


This is a green depression glass cup, made 1932 to 1939, crafted by Federal Glass in their Madrid green pattern - so true vintage depression glass in a highly desirable pattern. Madrid was one of Federal Glass's most popular patterns, and you can collect a complete dining set in this pattern. Original colors were green, blue, pink, and amber.

There are later reproductions that can cause problems for the collector, but they were not in green. This is the true depression era pattern.

The green seems to glow under natural light (particularly around sunset) 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.

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 1/2 inches tall.

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