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Item:132584355217Pair 2 matching Antique ruby red flash glass hobnail or spiked lightning rod balls. Pointy spiked hobnail style glass balls that are ruby red in color, flash glass balls. Great dark red unlit, super color when lit, almost vermillion. Spikes are clear glass. Both exhibit wear at the collars, some flash loss in small areas near the holes. Shown in the pics with light are small dry splits or seams in the flash as well, see pics. No cracks or chips, all spikes are good, no damage. Overall height is 2 3/4", overall width is 3", ID of holes are 3/4", OD of hole collars are 1 1/6". Both are shown slid on a glass rod for demonstration only, glass rod not included. Please see all pics. I am selling the pair as is with no return. Buyer will pay actual shipping charge. I will refund any shipping over charge. Estate find WNY. At the intersection of Clinton st route 354 & Aurora st Elma NY stands a red brick house that dates from the 1850s, these were found there down in the cellar. The technique or art of flash glass has European roots, early 1400's.Condition:No cracks or chips, please look at all of the pics, Color:Red, Material:Glass, Original/Reproduction:Antique Original
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Pair 2 Antique Lightning Rod Balls Ruby Red Flash Glass Hobnail Spiked Pointy