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Offline kimanded

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Libochovice uranium dressing table set. = pattern 1760
« on: September 04, 2009, 11:31:34 PM »
Hi

we bought this set a few weeks ago. we have now discovered with our newly purchased UV pen that it is uranium. we found the pattern in the catalogues at www.glas-musterbuch.de/Libochovice-circa-1925-1928
but we cannot find any other references or pictures on the net to this set. not even on ebay :-X. theres lots of info on bagley/sowerby/davidson etc but has anyone got info on this maker?

thanks

kim and ed

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Re: Libochovice uranium dressing table set. any more info?
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2009, 11:45:09 PM »
sorry the link did not work ::). this should be ok

http://www.glas-musterbuch.de/Libochovice-1925-1928.118.0.html

kim and ed

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Re: Libochovice uranium dressing table set. any more info?
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2009, 01:00:17 AM »
Nice early find that Kim.  :mrgreen:

The Libochovice glassworks in Czechoslovakia was created by Feigl and Morawetz in 1911, which became part of the state-controlled Sklo Union group after the Communist government took control of the country post WW2. 

The catalogue you found this set in dates from the mid/late 1920s, so your set (pattern 1760) would have been made by Feigl and Morawetz at the Libochovice glassworks.  The glassworks continued to make trinket sets even after becoming a part of the SU group but this set doesn't appear in the 1950s catalogue.

Libochovice are documented on the Glass Trinket Sets website but I don't yet have any examples of this set so may I add your photos of it please?

Source: Info about the Libochovice glassworks is taken from Sklo Union Art Before Industry: 20th Century Czech Pressed Glass, by Marcus Newhall (published Nov 2008), which includes the later 1950s catalogue on the accompanying CD. Marcus was also instrumental in obtaining the catalogue which is shown on Pamela's Glas-Musterbuch website.

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Re: Libochovice uranium dressing table set. any more info?
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2009, 01:36:11 AM »
hi anne glad you liked our set not a bad find for £ 2. 99 ;D we would be happy for you to use the pictures. if those pictures are ok. if not we could always take some more for you. if you do find any more info or any more picture they would be great to see. or if anyone else can give us more info. thanks again kim & ed

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Re: Libochovice uranium dressing table set. any more info?
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2009, 01:42:15 AM »
Definitely a good find for £2.99 Kim!  :)  Good to see the uranium glass set as I don't have any Libochovice pieces in uranium green yet. I'd be interested to know if Christine has seen this one before as she collects uranium glass especially. 

Re the pics, could you take pics of each piece separately for me please, and one of all the pieces together. Against a plain white background if possible as that will show the colour off best. Thank you. :)

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Re: Libochovice uranium dressing table set. any more info?
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2009, 02:06:34 AM »
hello us again. we will do them pictures for you later. do you want us to put them on here? kim & ed

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Re: Libochovice uranium dressing table set. any more info?
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2009, 02:18:08 AM »
Could you email me them directly please Kim? That way they can be larger than the board will allow. For my email address just click the wee envelope below my name to the left. Thanks again. :)

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Re: Libochovice uranium dressing table set. any more info?
« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2009, 07:51:15 PM »
Don't know that I've actually got anything in that pattern, but I've definitely seen it. That little bit like three leaves rings a bell

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Re: Libochovice uranium dressing table set. any more info?
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2009, 03:27:35 PM »
Just to say that I've tried emailing you in reply to your email, Kim,  and the emails keep bouncing to you... so I'm not ignoring you, I jut can't reach you! 

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Re: Libochovice uranium dressing table set. any more info?
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2009, 11:40:35 AM »
hi Anne

we did think that something was not right with the emails so we are pleased to hear from you. we have other email addresses and will try to send pics to you shortly but just wondered if your system might think they were spam. so the address i will use is [email address deleted to protect you from spam harvesters].

hope it works  ::) and we will gladly sort out the blue set too. when its sorted we hope to sell the sets lol

kim and ed

 

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