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Author Topic: Label for STA glass, Sweden  (Read 1416 times)

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Offline Ivo

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Label for STA glass, Sweden
« on: March 22, 2010, 10:18:29 AM »
Having here a rather modernistic looking blown vase in a teal colour with a circular foil label. The foil label has almost disintegrated - and reads STA GLASS, SWEDEN. I'm pretty sure there is no room for a Kosta interpretation. Anyone familiar with STA?

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Re: Label for STA glass, Sweden
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2010, 11:33:37 AM »
Yes, this one I know, since I used to play there as a kid when the factory had just closed down...  ;)

Anyway, the label is from Alvesta glass works, which closed down around 1977.

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Re: Label for STA glass, Sweden
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2010, 12:03:39 PM »
 :hiclp: :hiclp: :hiclp: Thank you. I am still amazed after all those yers that glas factories come to light which nobody heard of before - especially in Sweden.

p.s. just googled Alvesta and the label is not circular - it has a central bar which reads "Alvesta Glasbruk" in full.

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Re: Label for STA glass, Sweden
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2010, 12:09:06 PM »
Yup, my reference for Alvesta is that it was extant 1932 - 1977.

 

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