Shrine 1905 ToothpickBy Mark Chervenka
Shrine 1905 Toothpick
A Shrine souvenir toothpick reproduction has appeared in clear pressed glass. Available plain or ruby flashed with gold and white trim. Front embossed "Syria- Pittsburgh-1905"; reverse embossed: "Brown, Nagle, Willcock, McComb-Niagara Falls". Barrel shaped with all over embossed wood grain pattern. 1 1/2" dia, 2" tall. No known old counterpart. A barely noticeable faint yellow fluorescence appears under long wave black light in the bottom where the glass is the thickest. No fluorescence in the upper parts.