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Offline Madbrit

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50s glass light shade
« on: October 06, 2007, 06:02:52 PM »
Here is a beautiful 50s style light shade, can anyone please tell me who made it?  8)
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Re: 50s glass light shade
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2007, 06:42:37 PM »
Kev, you have a remarkable ability to pick on utility glass that for the most part will have been made anonymously, in this case, for a lighting company. Most of whom outsourced their glass to whoever offered the best deal. Printing or transfer decorating could have been done at the glassworks, the lighting company or a separate glass finishing company. I have many lighting catalogues from this era and there are mostly no clues to who made the glass. As to identifying the lighting company... there were/are a LOT of them. I will put all mine online in due course but I don't have anything like comprehensive ranges  of catalogues.

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