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Author Topic: Michael Rayner - Isle of Wight glass?  (Read 1757 times)

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Offline catshome

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Michael Rayner - Isle of Wight glass?
« on: April 13, 2007, 08:51:20 PM »
Yesterday, I saw a piece signed "MICHAEL RAYNER 3RD JULY 1974" and I was curious (no change there then) to find out more.  I've googled him and found some links for old/gone ebay listings that had his name with Isle of Wight Glass.  Couldn't find a reference to him on the IOW website so I thought I'd ask if anyone knew anything.

It's possible the engraving might have been for a christening gift and the name and date were for the baby and birth date.......

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Re: Michael Rayner - Isle of Wight glass?
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2007, 06:31:35 AM »
http://www.theneedles.co.uk/glass.html

Michael Rayner was the founder of Alum Bay Glass, to the best of my recollection.
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