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We do have a small 10 page publication on the story of Brock and Company. It is titled "The story of California cut glass". Main Author: Brock & Company. Title: The story of California cut glass. Publisher: [S.l. s.n., 1990-1996?] Description: [10] p. : ill. ; 15 cm. Notes: Brief history of John J. Sommans, glass cutter for the jewelry house of Brock & Company, illustrated with pictures of his cut glass, with prices. Reprint of the original brochure, which was probably published ca. 1900-1909, by Brock & Co.

Jane Spillman has provided me with information on a skeleton mold. A diagram of this can be found in the publication below: Main Author: Hajdamach, Charles R. Title: British glass, 1800-1914 / by Charles Hajdamach. Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk : Antique Collectors’ Club, 1991. Description: 466 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims. ; 28 cm. Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 452-456.

 I have scanned and attached the relevant pages from this book. You may also request this publication from interlibrary loan. More information about this can be found at our website,, please see the Rakow Library section. NC

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