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Offline Pat

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Grand National Glasses
« on: August 05, 2007, 01:45:54 PM »
I got these today. Only 5 in the box, one is missing. Anyone think they are English or know?
Thanks, Pat.

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Re: Grand National Glasses
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2007, 02:25:30 PM »
Decoration may be English but I think the glasses are made elsewhere - probably by Bormioli Parma (and if not then by Arques or Ruhrglas) There should be a mould number on the bottom?

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Re: Grand National Glasses
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2007, 03:12:23 PM »
Thank you Ivo. You made me look harder with different specs on. No mould number but tiny letters FRANCE.
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Re: Grand National Glasses
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2007, 05:51:39 PM »
Arques it is, then.

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