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Offline Glen

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« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2005, 01:39:22 PM »
Marcus.......thank you, thank you. And then thank you again. All the pieces of my puzzle are beginning to fit together. I am very grateful to you for your help - and also to your friends at Saint Gobain too.

Ice cream, eh? Mine's a double choc choc  :lol:

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« Reply #11 on: September 23, 2005, 05:22:51 PM »
Should anyone be researching Duralex, there is this academic thesis that may be of interest:
VILLACROUX (Olivier).- La verrerie de la Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, ou l'histoire d'un produit, le Duralex. (1934-1969).- Tours, 1998.- Dir. J.F.ECK.
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« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2005, 10:53:35 PM »
Glen,
verre trempe, (with accent on final e) = hardened glass, the production of which had started in the mid-thirties, at La Chappelle....
also known as "Duralex".....
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« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2005, 02:30:07 PM »
Marcus - thank you once again. Most interesting information.

Merci  :shock: (that's as good as my francais gets  :shock: )

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