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Catalog Number 2013.194.23-26
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Photocopied letter from Pennsboro Glass Company, Pennsboro, West Virginia, June 23, 1958. Part of a collection of 28 invoices for glassware sold to a cutting company, Kortright, Nehring & Weaver, Springdale Street, Cumberland, Md., between 1950 and 1959. The letter refers to stemware being returned because of defects.
Date Created 1958
Notes Text of the letter:

Enclosed you will find Bill of Lading covering 2-Two cartons of stemware, seconds, we are returning these as per our telephone conversation June 20th.

The stemware we have been receiving, have crooket [sic] stems lop-sided bowls, bowls pinched where the stem joins the bowl, feet set on crooket, flat sided bowls, these flat sided bowls cannot be cut because it distores [sic] the cut patterns, please call these things to the attention of all concerned.

Somes [sic] of our best customers have been complaining bitterly about the badly made stemware, and have threat[e]ned to discontinue our lines unless we send them better made glassware in the future.