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Offline Frank

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MCG - Metropolitan Crystal Glass Works Ltd
« on: September 06, 2008, 08:26:34 PM »
1955 to ? (Dissolved 2005)

Factory 34a Pottery Lane, Holland Pk London W1
Sales 48 Kensington Sq
M.D.: H J Engell
Sales: D J Haynes

Listed 1963 as decorators manipulators.

1959 list a full range of domestic glassware and novelties, plus hotel ware.

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Re: MCG - Metropolitan Crystal Glass Works Ltd
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2008, 08:34:19 PM »
Importers and converters so far as I know. Famous for the "Sir" suite of contemporary wine glasses. Very simple cylindrical bowls on stems, bowls simply cut with vertical lines.
I think 2005 is probably correct.
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Re: MCG - Metropolitan Crystal Glass Works Ltd
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2008, 02:29:43 PM »
Frank,
discussed a bit, here a while ago,
http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,19245.0.html

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