IMPORTED AND OUT-OF-STATE BRICKS


GLENBOIG / PATENT

Marked face of the GLENBOIG / PATENT firebrick

Brand name: GLENBOIG / PATENT

Company: Glenboig Union Fire Clay Co., Ltd.

Location: Cumbernauld, Gartcosh, or Glenboig, Scotland

Years: 1882-1965 (company active)

Type: Firebrick

Description: Brand name impressed into the face.

Comments: Brick from the collection of James Salata. Glenboig Fire Clay Co. originally formed in 1836, and merged with several other firms to form the present company in 1882. Additional information can be found at this web site: www.monklands.co.uk/glenathill/bricks.htm

References: Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, University of Idaho Press, 1987, p. 72.

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