CALIFORNIA BRICKS


L.A.P.Bco. / X15X

Marked face of the L.A.P.B.Co. x15x firebrick
Photo courtesy of Kendal Sharp

Brand Name: L.A.P.Bco. / X15X

Company: Los Angeles Pressed Brick Company.

Brickyard Location: Plant No. 4 at Alberhill, Riverside County, CA.

Operating Years: 1916-1926

Years Brick Made: 1916-1926

Type: No. 1 Wedge Double X handmade firebrick

Description: On the first line, abbreviated company name impressed within a shallow rectangular frog. On the second line "X15X" in a shallow rectangular frog. This is a wedge shaped brick used to form a circle with an inside diameter of 15 inches. Brick measures 9 inches by 4 1/2 by 2 1/2 to 1 7/8 inches.

Comments: For more information, see Los Angeles Pressed Brick Company, Alberhill.

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