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Glass Manufacturer Marks

1 A

A
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage. Found on Crown 265 (Hampshire) glasses

1 AD

AD
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.

1 adl ksa 2 adl

adl/ksa
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.

1 Arc 2 Arc 3 Arc 4 Arc 2012

Arc International
Arc International is a French manufacturer and distributor.The company was established in Arques, Pas-de-Calais in 1825 under the name Verrerie des Sept Ecluses. In 1892 the name was changed to Verrerie Cristallerie d'Arques, and after a series of acquisitions in the 1990s the group was renamed in 2000 to Arc International. Brands under the Arc group include its own Luminarc (launched in 1948), Arcoroc (launched in 1963), Cristal d'Arques (launched in 1968), Longchamps (launched in the US in 1968) and Salviati (acquired in Italy in 1999)

1 AYANO 2 AYANO

AYANO
As of the 12th June 2017, the trading names, Decoprint NV, Duveco, Hoogerhuis & Smit BV and GPC Srl no longer exist and instead the companies in the group have been renamed as AYANO Belgium, AYANO Holland and AYANO Romania respectively.


1 Bockling

Böckling
Böckling has been decorating glass in Neudenau Germany since it was founded in 1949.

1 Bormioli Rocco 2 Bormioli Rocco

Bormioli Rocco
Bormioli Rocco is Italy's largest glass Manufacturer founded in 1825 Fidenza (Province of Parma).

1 Brockwitz 2 Brockwitz

Brockwitz
Glasfabrik Brockwitz AG (Brockwitz Glassworks) was a German Glass manufacturer in Brockwitz, Saxony founded in 1903. In 1929 Brockwitz closed temporarily due to financial difficulties. An American company called General Mortgage Credits Corp. of New Jersey, took financial control of Brockwitz in 1931. Producing a large range of Carnival Glass and Art Deco glassware, production peaked during 1941 but then stopped entirely due to World War II. After the war ended, the Brockwitz Glassworks was nationalized by the German government and continued operating up to 1990.
The cross sword logo was used from 1928 to 1945 (All though production stopped in 1941 due to the war)


1 CD SA

CD SA
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.(On 2015 glasses)

1 Charles Glassware 2 Charles Glassware 3 Charles Glassware

Charles Glassware
Charles Glassware is a company in Kettering that has been branding glasses since the 1980's


Logo 2 - Unsure what the "agd" stands for.
Logo 3 - Unsure what the "gs" stands for.

1 Crisal

Crisal Glass
The Crisal Glass Company is based in Marinha Grande (Portugal) and is part of the Libbey Group. Often has the year of Manufacture next to the logo.


1 D

Duveco (D)
As of the 12th June 2017, the trading name, Duveco no longer exists and was renamed AYANO Belgium (see AYANO)

1 DCR

DcR
Unable to find any information on this Italian manufacturer at this stage.

3 Dema 1 Unknown Crown D and Scale 5 Dema 1 Dema 2 Dema 4 Dema






Dema Glass
The Dema Glass Company was an English glass manufacturer based in Chesterfield from 1923 to 2001 when the Factory closed.
Logo 1 - This logo was used 1971 to 1980's (In 1971 Crown House merged with Dema).
Logo 2 - Found on a Coopers Brewery glass (Australia). Not to sure but could be a Dema logo, due to the connection with Crown a D and a set of scales.
Logo 3 - This logo with a set of scales was found on a 1999 glass.

1 Decoprint 2 Decoprint

Dp (Decoprint)
Decoprint based in Hoogstraten Belgium since 1994, screen print glasses and carry out design work. They have worked with Hogerhuis & Smit BV (H&S) since 2001. As of the 12th June 2017, the trading name, Decoprint NV no longer exists and was renamed AYANO Belgium (see AYANO)

DSL1

D.S.L.
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage (found on a 2011 pint glass, see Twickenham Fine Ales).

1 Durobor 2 Durobor

Durobor
Durobor is a glass manufacturer based in Belgium. Known as Dur-O-Bord from 1935 to 1960 when it became Durobor.

1 Durochoc

Dur-o-choc
Dur-o-choc was a trade distributor based in Langenthal Switzerland, from 1996 to 2003


1 ELSA

ELSA
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.


1 Fanel

Fanél
Fanél is an importer and distributor of glassware based in South Africa

1 FEHBA

FEHBA
FEHBA is a leading independent decorator of glassware in Switzerland, it was established in 1974. In 1980 Fehba founded a sister company called Lukan Glas which was renamed Lukan Böckling-Glas AG in 1986. In 2009 the company was acquired by Balz Dubs but still trades under the name FEHBA Import Export AG.

1 Festival Glass 2 Festival Glass

Festival Glass
Festival Glass Ltd was established in 2002, in an old converted biscuit factory in the heart of the Pennines in West Yorkshire. They specialize in supplying printed glassware to many Regional Brewers,Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA),Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) and beer festivals event that requires a printed glass. Festival Glass is a leading independent decorator of glassware in the UK.
Logo 1 - This logo was used pre 2012
Logo 2 - This logo was used 2013 to Date

1 FI.VE 2 FI.VE

FI.VE
FI.VE (Fidenza Vetraria) was an Italian glass manufacturer located in Fidenza near Parma which started in the early 1930's. At the end of 1989 Fidenza bought out the S.A.I.V.O company in Florence. In 1992 FI.VE was brought out by Bormioli Rocco.

Logo 1 - Star with SF inside used 1930's to 1970
Logo 2 - This logo was used 1970 to 1992


1 Gala

Gala
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.(On 2009 to 2013 glasses)


1 H

H
Unable to find any additional information on this manufacturer name at this stage.

1 H&S

H&S
Hogerhuis & Smit BV (H&S) based in Breda - Netherlands was founded in 1962, it is a commercial business in POS (Point of Sale) materials. They have worked with Decoprint since 2001 screen printing glasses and carry out design work. As of the 12th June 2017, the trading name, Hogerhuis & Smit BV (H&S) no longer exists and was renamed AYANO Holland (see AYANO).

1 Herb 2 Herb 2016

Herb
Herb stands for Franz Herb a German glass manufacturer based in Puchheim they have been producing glasses for the brewery and beverage industry since 1920.


Logo 1 - This logo was from around the 1990's
Logo 2 - This logo F Herb was on a 2016 glass

1 HH

HH
Unable to find any additional information on this manufacturer name at this stage.


1 Inspiration 2 Inspiration

Inspiration
Inspiration Ltd is a company based in Swansea that screen prints glasses and carry's out design work. The glassware is manufactured by various partners such as Arc International


1 KIG

KIG
Kig Glassware is an Indonesia glass manufacturer.

1 Krosno

Krosno
The Krosno glasses factory opened in 1923 in the town of Krosno in Poland. The company trades under the name Krośnieńskie Huty Szkła Krosno S.A.


1 Libbey 2 Libbey

Libbey
Libbey glass is an American glass company originally founded in 1818 as the New England Glass Company in Massachusetts. Libbey's DuraTuff treatment is a super strengthening thermal after process for "pressed" tumblers and stemware.

1 Luminarc

Luminarc
Luminarc is a French glass Manufacturer launched in 1948. It was renamed in 2000 to Arc International


1 N

N
Unable to find any additional information on this manufacturer name at this stage.
(Could be Nadir Figueiredo see below)

1 Nadir 2 Nadir

Nadir Figueiredo
Nadir Figueiredo is a Brazilian glass manufacturer. It is the leader in Brazil's domestic glassware market and owner of brands Mariney and Duralex.


1 Oberglas pre 1978.jpeg

Oberglas Glashütten (pre 1978)
Oberglas was an Austrian glass manufacturer.
This glass manufacturer was first established on the 15th June 1805 by Karl Smola as the Oberdorf glassworks in Bärnbach. After a few name changes during the years, In 1978 Stölzle Glasindustrie and Oberglas Glashütten merge and become Stölzle-Oberglas.

1 Ocean 2 Ocean

Ocean Glass
Ocean Glass is one of Asia's leading glass tableware manufacturers. Established in Thailand 1979, they started manufacturing in October 1982.


Logo 1 -
Logo 2 - 2009 shown


4 Pasabahce 3 Pasabahce 1 Pasabahce 2 Pasabahce 5 Pasabahce

Pasabahce Glass
Pasabahce is a glass manufacturer based in Istanbul, Turkey.


Logo 1 - Logo used pre 1999
Logo 2 - Logo from 2004 shown
Logo 3 - Logo from 2009 shown
Logo 4 - Logo from 2012 to 2015
Logo 5 - Tear drop logo from 2013 to date

1 PS

PS
Found on the base of a Tiger Glass, PS (Indonesia). Unable to find any additional information on this manufacturer name at this stage.


3 Rastal 4 Rastal 5 Rastal 2 Rastal 1 Rastal

Rastal
Rastal Glass is a German manufacturer founded in 1919 with factorys all over the world including Switzerland, Italy and Poland. In 1964 they started the exclusive glass design range for beer brands, the Bitburger Glass was the first to be designed.
Logo 1 - 1960's early 1970's (pre 1972) Note:- the long tail on the r, lower case t and rounded a's
Logo 2 - 1967 shown. Note:- the long tail on the r, lower case t and rounded a's
Logo 3 - Pre 1972 Note:- the long tail on the r, lower case t and rounded a's the r and l are connected to the outer box, found on the base of larger glasses (Tankards / Mugs)
Logo 4 - 1975 to 1990 the date was under the logo on the base of larger glasses (Tankards / Mugs)
Logo 5 - Logo design from around 1972 to date

1 Ravenhead 2 Ravenhead 3 Ravenhead

Ravenhead Glass
The Ravenhead Glass Company was an English glass manufacturer based in St Helens, Merseyside. It was founded in 1842 and they made bottles, jars, glass tableware and beer glasses under the name United Glass until 1972 when it became known as Ravenhead Glass this continued until 2001 when this glass works closed. John Clappison designed the Barmasters range in 1974.
Logo 1 - Logo from 1972
Logo 2 - 1974 to late 1980's Barmaster range
Logo 3 - 1990's to 2001

1 Reims

Reims
Reims, a city in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France. Unable to find any additional information on this manufacturer name at this stage.

1 R.Glas

R.Glas
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.

1 RI

RI
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.

1 RC 2 RC 1 Ritzenhoff

Ritzenhoff formerly RC
In 1934 the Ritzenhoff family took control of the glass company MGM, which stood for Marsberger Glasfabrik Marsberg. It had many spin off company's with in it's group name such as "graphic Ritzenhoff KG" founded in 1974 when the first concept of screen printing decals on glass was introduced. The launch of the brand RITZENHOFF in 1992 was when the company started designing and producing quirky drinking glasses (They now like to invite designers with drink themed ideas. Very collectable.) In 1995 all the spin off company's merged to form RC Ritzenhoff Cristal. Then in August 2008 the company was renamed from the RC Ritzenhoff Cristal AG to RITZENHOFF AG.
Logo 1 - Logo 1995 to 2004 (Sand Blasted)
Logo 2 - Logo 2004 to 2008 (Printed)
Logo 3 - Logo 2008 to Date

Trademark 1 RKL 1 RKL

RKL (Ruhr Kristall Glas)
Ruhr Kristall Glas AG is a German glass manufacturer founded in 1923



Logo 1 - Ruhr Kristall Glas Trademark Symbol (figure of a Person or Flower?)
Logo 2 - Logo 1990's (reads RUHRGL and Trademark symbol)
Logo 3 - Later Logo around 2000 to date.

1 Royal Leerdam 2 Royal Leerdam

Royal Leerdam
Royal Leerdam is a Dutch glass manufacturer founded in 1878.
Logo 2 - Logo 1970 to date


1 Unknown S

S
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.

1 Sadeco

SADECO
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.

1 SAHM

Sahm
The SAHM Group was founded in 1900 by Emil Sahm in Germany.
SAHM DE (Germany) est.1900
SAHM CS (Czechia) est.1991
SAHM UA (Ukraine) est.1996

1 Saivo

S.A.I.V.O
S.A.I.V.O was an Italian glass manufacturer that was established in 1940 in Florence. At the end of 1989 FI.VE (Fidenza Vetraria) bought out the company and in 1992 FI.VE was brought out by Bormioli Rocco. The S.A.I.V.O brand survived until around 1993.

Logo - From the 1970s shown

1 Stolzle Oberglas

Stölzle-Oberglas (from 1978)
Stölzle Oberglas is an Austrian glass manufacturer
This glass manufacturer was first established on the 15th June 1805 by Karl Smola as the Oberdorf glassworks in Bärnbach. After a few name changes during the years, in 1978 Stölzle Glasindustrie and Oberglas Glashütten merge and become Stölzle-Oberglas.


1 Unknown Crown

Unknown Crown
At first I believed the Crown had a connection with Carlsberg as both glasses in my collection with this moulded glass makers mark were also branded Carlsberg. However I have now seen this makers mark on Becks and Guinness glasses found in Asia. I would date the makers mark early 1940's to pre 1971, however quite a few glass makers have used the Crown logo so I am unable to find any more information on this manufacturer name at this stage.
Note:- Could be Holmegaard (Denmark)

1 Unknown Triangle with split circle

Unknown
Unknown Triangle with split circle, could be Oberglas but unable to find any information on this glass manufacturer mark at this stage.

1 Unknown Italy

Unknown Wine Glass
Unknown wine glass with Italy stamped under it, found on a 2016 glass. Unable to find any additional information on this glass manufacturer mark at this stage.

1 Utopia 3 Utopia 2 Utopia

Utopia
Utopia is an English glass distributor that (don't quote me) screen prints glasses and carrys out design work. I believe the glassware is manufactured by various partners such as Pasabahce and RC.



1 VCA

VCA
Verrerie Cristallerie d'Arques was a French manufacturer renamed in 2000 to Arc International.
Logo 1 - Pre 2000

1 VCL 1 Vicrila

VCL (Vicrila)
VIDRIERIA Y CRISTALERIA DE LAMIACO, S.A.- VICRILA, Was created in 1890. In 1981 the company was acquired by ARC International, and became the Group's production facility that supplied mainly the Spanish and Portuguese markets, as well as other European and American markets of the Group. Since 2009 the company has ceased to belong to the French group, thus preventing its closure and is currently the largest glass manufacturer in Spain.
Logo 1 - Found on a 2016 Estrella glass

1 Lausitzer 2 Lausitzer 3 Lausitzer

VEB Kombinat Lausitzer Glas
VEB Kombinat Lausitzer Glas was a glass manufacturer in the Lausitz area of Weißwasser East Germany which was taken over by Stolzle Oberglas in 1996.

1 Veba

VEBA
Veba-Glas was a glass manufacturer in Bad Breisig Germany. In 1960, the glass factory was sold to Ruhr glas. I believe it closed in the early 1980's (around 1983).




1 Yema

Yema
Unable to find any information on this manufacturer name at this stage.