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Carnival Glass by David Doty
A well organized site with photos and descriptions to help your research. I highly reccommend Mr. Doty's book which can be purchased from him on the website. It is a handy traveling guide to take with you on the hunt!

Japanese Woodblock print seal research
This site has an engine that will help you research the seal marks of artists and publishers of Japanese woodblock prints.

Patent research - USA
This is the offical USA government website for research into patents.

Costume Jewelry Marks Research
Extraordinary listing of costume jewelry makers and their marks. Many photos are provided of marks and probable dates are listed. There are also educational features exploring the many facets of costume jewelry. Hats off to Dotty and Pat!

Blenko Archive - Resource for identifying and authenticating Historic Period Blenko glass
This site has it all - historic catalogs, information on lines and designers, lots of clear photographs for identification, cleaning tips and reproduction alerts.

Purse and Handbag Research - The Bag Lady University
This is a fantastic wiki site with a huge listing and description of vintage handbag manufacturers. The listings include tag descriptions, vintage ads, pictures, dates and locations of operation.

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