Pottery News

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Brick

Chicago, IL, United States
vol. 16, no. 3, p. 118, col. 1-2


Pottery News


The Star Pottery Co., of Trenton, N. J., are making extensive additions and repairs.

It is reported that The Bell Pottery Co., of Findlay, O., will in the near future, build a pottery at Columbus, Ohio. It is known that the company increased their capital stock some months ago and it is also known that a deal is one between Mrs. Frey, of Columbus, O., whereby the Bells will become the owners of about 169 acres of land in the vicinity of Columbus, O. The price to be paid is said to be in the neighborhood of $400 per acre.

The Thomas China Co., of Lisbon, O., have just finished their line of samples and drew their first kiln of decorated ware for the market last week, which came out with very gratifying results. Matters are being pushed in every department and samples have already been sent out to the dealers. The concern are making a specialty of underglaze work and the results obtained in this department are especially gratifying. It expects to have a full dinner and toilet service on the market within the next two week at least.

The entire plant of the Locke Insulator Co., manufacturers of insulators and electrical porcelain, was destroyed by fire, entailing a loss of between $40,000 and $50,000. It is said that the plant will be rebuilt at once.

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Keywords:Locke Insulator Manufacturing Company : Bell Pottery Company : Star Porcelain Company : Thomas China Company
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Researcher:Elton Gish
Date completed:January 13, 2011 by: Elton Gish;