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Offline johnphilip

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« on: April 09, 2015, 08:10:44 PM »
Hi question for Ivo or others  when did half post Decanters  come in ?


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Re: half post
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2015, 04:44:05 PM »
Hello john, Harold Newman in his book an illustrated dictionary of glass refers to continental glassblowers introducing this process
to the U.S.A. .
He says there is such thing as a Pitkin flask made by the Pitkin glass works which operated between 1783 until 1830.
Hope this is of some use.
Tim

 

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