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Offline Tigerchips

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One small step for glass
« on: August 16, 2005, 11:10:58 AM »
Hi, i've got what looks like a piece of pressed glass and it's celebrating the first moon landing. I've seen quite a few of these on Ebay but no one seems to know who they are made by.

http://tinypic.com/am5ht0.jpg

Any information would be much appreciated, thank you.

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Made by Houze glass, see http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,5208.0.html
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« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2005, 12:24:17 PM »
US Company called BENT GLASS supplied machines and technique worldwide to make this type of pressed float with screenprinted lace or advertising. In Holland the last licence holder of Bent glass was a company called Flamingo Halfweg, and they went under in 1972 - similar companies may have survived longer in other countries.

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Re: One small step for glass
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008, 03:04:50 PM »
Hi TC, can you add back the pic to this topic please as your tinypic one has been evaporated. Thanks. :)

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Re: One small step for glass
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2008, 10:12:38 PM »
One day I shall come back. Yes, I shall come back. Until then, there must be no regrets, no tears, no anxieties. Just go forward in all your beliefs and prove to me that I am not mistaken in mine. William Hartnell

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Re: One small step for glass
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2008, 10:25:15 PM »
That's the one - also link here for more images:
http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,5208.0.html
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