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« on: October 18, 2006, 11:40:46 PM »
Hi!   :)

I'm looking for information about FM Konstglas (Marcolin), Ronneby, Sweden. I haven't managed to find much on the internet and I wonder if anyone can recommend any books. I think I've seen the name Piña mentioned and any help you can give is very much appreciated. If anyone can point me in the right direction! Thanks!

I bought some FM items late 70's/early 80's and I've now taken up collecting again. I've heard that a lot of FM's production went to the USA, there's lots to learn and I'm new at this..... I'm a little embarrased to actually admit how little I know but if I don't ask I will never learn! Right?  :lol:

Thanks in advance!

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« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2006, 03:52:05 PM »
As far as I know there is no book on the Marcolinis - but I'll be happy to get yoiu information as soon as I'm back in Holland. I have the circa 1990 catalogue which has all the info you'd need. Please get this subject back on top some time after Nov 1st.
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« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2006, 11:07:12 PM »
Hi Ivo,

Thanks! I'll move this post on top as requested early november.

I've found one site with Marcolin items:
http://www.marcolinartcrystal.it

I've also enclosed a few pics of objects from my collection. I hope you'll enjoy them!

Turtle
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3762

fish (with gold)
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3765
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3764
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3763

elk/moose
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3766

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Ingela
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« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2006, 11:37:24 PM »
The interior design of the turtle is quite interesting. Very molten lava. There's a very Milropa Glass Studio quality to it. I love it.


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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2006, 09:33:27 AM »
I have a few signed/labelled FM Konstglas/Ronneby items myself and would be interested to decipher the scribble seen on the bottom. There often appears to be a pattern number that might date certain items.
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« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2006, 09:45:03 AM »
Hi again, Ingela

We discussed FM Konstglas/Ronneby in this thread when you first joined

http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,3851.0.html

I still haven't been able to identify the maker of my polar bear  :cry:

Do you think it might be FM Konstglas?

http://www.grayhorseglass.com/items/492611/item492611store.html#item


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« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2006, 09:57:07 AM »
Hi Connie: the photos on the other thread are broken!

Nice polar bear, but I'm certainly not an expert on Ronneby/Konstglas - my experience is very limited! :roll:

Trying to find out when they signed or labelled might help. I have a paperweight/dump with a label and no sig and thought this was quite modern. Whereas I always considered the signed pieces to be much earlier.
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« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2006, 10:07:20 AM »
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Hi Connie: the photos on the other thread are broken!


Hi David -

I know the old links weren't working which is why I put another link in my message above.  I since went back and edited the original thread to avoid confusion.


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« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2006, 10:26:19 PM »
Hi,

Here's a short company history of FM Konstglas/Marcolin, Ronneby
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3793

2 pages from a FM catalogue, scanned pics, could have been better
but if you 'click to enlarge' they do get a little better/clearer
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3784
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3788

to wrightoutlook:
Some more pics of my turtle. I love this one too! I bought it in the late
70's / early 80's.
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3787
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3786
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3785

to Connie:
I've looked at the pics of your polar bear but it doesn't quite look like
FM to me. It's lovely and I'll make some enquries on another glass forum
 a Swedish one, and see if anyone can identify this for you.
I've enclosed a couple of pics of my FM polar bear.
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3792
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3791
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3790
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3789


to David:
"....would be interested to decipher the scribble seen on the bottom.
......I have a paperweight/dump with a label..."

What does the scribble say? What does the label look like? Could you add
some pics please! I'm curious!!!!

bye for now,

Ingela
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« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2006, 10:31:32 PM »
Quote from: "Inca"
to David:
"....would be interested to decipher the scribble seen on the bottom.
......I have a paperweight/dump with a label..."

What does the scribble say? What does the label look like? Could you add
some pics please! I'm curious!!!!

Sure, not a problem, but I will do this tomorrow as I'm dead on my feet ATM! :wink:
David
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