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Offline Anne

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German Chance-lookalike (split from Is this Chance by chance?)
« on: December 06, 2005, 01:41:27 PM »
I have a German dish which is almost same as Chance but with a German label.................hmmmm does that make sense?
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Doris, could you please post a picture of your German-like-Chance dish? This may help with some queries about lookalikes. Thanks :)


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« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2005, 02:35:14 PM »
ok Here it is Anne the label is gold on yellow and has CD at side Decorglas Made in Western Germany so that dates it a bit. It has a gold rim and Decorated table glass( in 4 languages) around edge of box.

http://tinypic.com/i736hg.jpg

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German Chance-lookalike (split from Is this Chance by chance?)
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2005, 03:07:17 PM »
The only company beginning with C in my 1960s German glass catalogue is Charlottenhutte. No mention of decorglas though.

From the style of the label I would guess it's later than my cataologue.
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German Chance-lookalike (split from Is this Chance by chance?)
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2005, 01:47:18 AM »
Brilliant! Thanks Doris, that's very helpful. I have some plates which I bought as Chance with similar decorations so they could also be German. Further digging needed for sure. ;)


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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2005, 08:11:05 AM »
I think not all licensees from Bentglass are listed under glass makers, as technically speaking they are glass refineries printing on slumped float. Nearly all larger countries had a licensee, some were glass industries, others were not - Chance for instance was a glass maker in his own right, Flamingo  in Holland only operated the bentglass machines.  
I don't think either Charlottenhütte or Christinenhütte would be flattered to be associated with this process.
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