American Sweetheart you ask? I'm excited to tell you that my last four purchases were American Sweetheart monax cups, saucers, 8 inch plates, sherbets and the elusive oval platter. And all the pieces were in perfect condition - which is great! I have the cups and saucers listed now and the rest will follow soon.We've talked before about the way I buy glass, which is from local flea markets, estate sales and eBay. Locally I can usually find elegant glass but depression glass in good condition is getting scarce. Last time we went to the flea market I left behind some Normandie, Sharon and Madrid glass that was worn. We were able to get some nice glass at an estate sale but they had more elegant glass than depression, and again the depression glass was priced sky high. So most of my depression glass comes from eBay which is good and bad. It's good because I can get glass that I won't find here and it keeps me in tune with the market. Most important, my experiences - good and bad - have made me more aware of the need for descriptions that are as accurate as possible and a full money back guarantee that includes return shipping when I goof. That leads me to the bad. About half my eBay purchases have had problems, usually small nicks that weren't disclosed and rarely there's a problem with shipping. Like I said, I've learned from mistakes, both mine and others, and now take exhaustive care to get the descriptions spot on. What has this to do with
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