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Glass engraved Sr A Vosper 1891-who is he?

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    #21
    Originally posted by Olde Crone Holden View Post
    Hmm, looking hard at the glass, could it actually say "S & A Vosper" do you think?

    The engraving is very poor quality considering the date and I wonder if these were glasses used by a business for their functions?

    OC
    I see what you mean, OC.
    Christine
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      #22
      I don't think it is S & looks more like an r

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        #23
        Originally posted by Olde Crone Holden View Post
        Hmm, looking hard at the glass, could it actually say "S & A Vosper" do you think?

        The engraving is very poor quality considering the date and I wonder if these were glasses used by a business for their functions?

        OC
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          #24
          How could I follow up on the business clue?

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            #25
            Originally posted by dopeyploppy View Post
            found a reference to Vesper at

            http://midwestglassandpottery.com/glass/

            over halfway down page under elegant glassware

            jayne

            Very interestig article but unfortunately it doesn't say Vesper on the glass Vosper/Vasper

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