Display Cabinet with my Collection of Compression Strains

By Brian Riecker; posted June 26, 2011

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140 shown in picture. Not shown are the CD 1129 baseball strain in clear because it needs to stay out of the sunlight to keep from turning purple and the glass megaball from Europe which resides on the floor because it's 13 inches in diameter and weighs 50 lbs.

21 different CD's shown in the pic from various countries with various embossings and colors. (18 have CD numbers assigned by Mr. Woodward)

First shelf - row of CD 1138 's in light aqua.

Second shelf - row of CD 1138 's in rare and various colors.

Third shelf - row of CD 1138 's in more various colors.

Fourth shelf - row of CD 1140 's in rare and various colors.

Fifth shelf - row of CD 1140 's in various colors.

Sixth shelf - CD 1131 / 1130 cal eggs, CD 1145 Pyrex eggs from Europe, and CD 1128 / 1127 saddle styles from France and Italy (small one has not been assigned a CD).

Seventh shelf - CD 1145 's, CD 1144 (only two known), Tiny Off-White Milkglass strain (not porcelain!) (no CD assigned), CD 1129 Baseball Strain in aqua (only two known), CD 1146 's from France and Italy.

Eighth shelf - row of CD 1130 's from France and Italy

Ninth shelf - Three German strains, also CD 1113 's, CD 1114 's, CD 1120 's from Italy (one in rare emerald green - two known).

Tenth shelf - CD 1125 's (one in rare emerald green- one known), CD 1124 (four known), CD 1153 's, CD 1155's, CD 1156 with hardware and wire.

Eleventh shelf - Various CD's with wire attached and some dump specimens.

Twelfth shelf - Various Johnny balls with wires attached.