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Post by RVsaid February 22nd 2014, 11:52 am

Hi

A nicely cut stem and undulating line on bowl.

Any ideas on the maker?

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Post by RVsaid February 22nd 2014, 12:21 pm

Carinthia crystal apparently
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Post by RVsaid February 22nd 2014, 12:39 pm

Or is that supposed to be Corinthia?
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Post by NaomiM February 22nd 2014, 1:49 pm

Presumably it's off the ship.

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Post by JoFish February 22nd 2014, 3:15 pm

I wondered what RMS stands for, it turns out Royal Mail Ship, which ties in with:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Queen_Elizabeth

It might be possible to find out who fitted the ship out and who supplied goods.

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Post by NaomiM February 22nd 2014, 3:29 pm

Googled and found another RMS Queen Elizabeth glass, boxed, (engraved with a picture of the ship) that's Stuart Glass.
Stuart or Waterford would seem the logical choices.

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Post by NaomiM February 22nd 2014, 3:32 pm

RVsaid wrote:Carinthia crystal apparently

I guess you spotted the CUNARDER R.M.S. CARINTHIA CRYSTAL CHAMPAGNE GLASS, that's the same as yours but has RMS Carinthia etched on it, which is a Cunard ship not a glass maker.

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Post by NaomiM February 22nd 2014, 3:33 pm

Also found a Waterford crystal jug, made for the Cunard line.

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Post by NaomiM February 22nd 2014, 3:37 pm

The style of etching on your glass reminds me more of Stuart than Waterford.

Found one, etched with RMS Queen Mary, attributed to Stuart:

http://www.antiquecolouredglass.info/British%20Glass.htm

http://www.antiquecolouredglass.info/images/Stuart%20Crystal%20queen%20mary%20cocktail%20glasses%20etched%20mark.JPG

Etched RMS Queen Mary mark to each of the Stuart Crystal Cocktail Glasses Set.

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Post by RVsaid February 23rd 2014, 11:39 am

Thanks NaomiM  Happy 
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