V in Circle Mark - New Products by Summit Art GlassBy

V In Circle Mark - New Products by Summit Art Glass

A subscriber recently wrote inquiring about a molded mark–a V in a circle–on a piece of Greentown Holly pattern glass. The writer correctly identified the glass as new but mistook the mark for Viking.

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The V in circle mark is that of Summit Art Glass Co. V is the first letter of the last name of founders Russell and Joanne Vogelsong. Summit has reissued many pieces in original, modified and new look-alike molds of old glass companies including Fostoria, Westmoreland, Cambridge and Greentown. Summit also does private mold work such as the recent batch of new milk glass marked McKee. Not all Summit pieces have permanent marks; some pieces have only paper labels, others no marks of any kind.