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What are some antique pink depression glass pieces?

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Pink depression glass comes in common pieces such as plates, glasses, goblets, cups, saucers, cream and sugar sets, pitchers, trays and cake plates -- it is the pattern that distinguishes it. Sought after patterns include Tea Room, Princess, Royal Lace, Miss America, Mayfair, American Sweetheart, Sharon and Adam.

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Some patterns have been heavily reproduced, so it is always good to check for variations in color and texture to ensure that you have a genuine antique. Chips, cracks, etching and scratches reduce the value of antique pieces. Hard-to-find items in popular patterns, such as the American Sweetheart pitchers or the Sierra-Adam butter dish, can cost collectors upwards of $500 in the current market as of 2015.

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