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Post  LindaOl Fri 6 Nov - 10:34

Hello does anyone know the weight of a McAlpine Vitrified plain white jug with blue lettering ?

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Post  Ev Fri 6 Nov - 11:41

I have it on good authority that these weigh 1.268 kg
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Post  LindaOl Fri 6 Nov - 13:25

Thank you so much for responding to my question. Do you also know if the McAlpine jug manufacture used a ribbed mould? I am researching the jug as part of a UTAS (Hobart)unit, and not having access to Valerie Monks books I am gathering info where I can as well as asking my NZ family about their use of the jug.
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Post  Ev Fri 6 Nov - 13:38

There are some McAlpine Jugs on the site and yes they were all ribbed.
They do vary in weight by about 0.1kg I am told.
Various other fridge companies also got Crown Lynn to supply them with fridge jugs, e.g. Prestcold and Kelvinator.
They were first made in 1959 and I remember that everyone who bought a fridge in the 1960's got a free fridge jug, regardless of the maker.

https://www.newzealandpottery.net/t58-sundry-crown-lynn-un-numbered-pieces-mcalpine-jugs-air-nz-bottles-plus-more#232

A couple of years ago it was discovered that Fake Crown Lynn fridge jugs were being made in China as well as Swans.
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Post  LindaOl Fri 6 Nov - 14:54

Thanks again much appreciated
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