IMPORTED AND OUT-OF-STATE BRICKS


BLUEBELL

Marked face of the BLUEBELL silica brick

Brand name: BLUEBELL

Company: John G. Stein & Company, Limited

Location: Bonneybridge, Stirlingshire, England

Years: 1913-1967? (company active)

Type: Silica Firebrick

Description: Brand name impressed on the side. The brick is buff in color and has a coating of melted light blue to brown slag. Production of this brand began in 1913. Uncertain when exports to the U.S. ended. The company, which started up in 1887, was purchased by General Refractories in 1967.

References: Gurcke, Karl, written communication, 2010.

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