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Century Glass Works

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of Angel Factory Colony, Edmonton, London, N18. Telephone: Tottenham 3751. Showrooms: 148 Holborn EC1. Telephone: Holborn 7532.

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Glassware: Handblown, Pressedware, Machine blown, Bowls, Vases, Jugs, Cruets, Sugars, Creams, Flint and Colours. Glass Buttons crystal coloured and painted. Export only. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1141) [1]

1948 Rudolf Winter and Francis Frederick Richards of Fountain Glass Works in west Yorkshire took over Century Glass Works of Angel Factory Colony, Edmonton, London, N18. Previous directors of the firm, possibly established in 1941, were H. A. Hughes and E. A. Sharp.

Rudolf Winter was managing director of Century Glass Works throughout the 1950s and still company director at his death in 1963. His daughter Lotte Stark (1916-2002) was company secretary.

1965 Wound up.

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