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HOW TO PICK THE AUSTRALIAN VERSIONS

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The pairs of juicers below list Australian juicers that are very similar to juicers made in the USA.

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They are hard to find in the USA and other countries, although somewhat common in Australia,

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The Australin versions are on the left and the USA versions are on the right.

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In Australia there are arguments on both sides as to who copied who with a lot of similar patterns in Australia and overseas. Back then many patterns were borrowed. This applies to all glass and and other material such as ceramics, silver, etc.

 

 

Type 1 - Orange/Grapefruit Juicer

Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg These juicers are similar to the USA Sunkist reamers
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg They are, I believe, N329 in Mary Walker's "And Many More Reamers"
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg They measure approximately 5⅞" diameter. This varies a little as does the thickness of the glass.
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg All images below are of the Crown Crystal (Australia) grapefruit juicer.
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg The handle has a hole that becomes smaller towards the middle ('v'-shaped)
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg The end of the handle is pointed, ie 'v'-shaped
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg The top of the pouring spout is the same level as the rest of the rim.
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg This juicer exists in clear, green and uranium green glass. I also have two very rare blue specimens.

 

Crown Crystal Glass (AUSTRALIA)

USA

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Type 1a - Orange/Grapefruit Juicer

Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg These juicers are similar to the Anchor Hocking Glass Company reamers
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg The Australian version is N-355 and the Anchor Hocking version isN-354 in Mary Walker's "And Many More Reamers"
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg The Australian version measure 154 mm -158 mm (approximately 6¼") diameter. This varies a little as does the thickness of the glass.
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg Both juicers have the 4 sets of vertical rib lines.
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg The Australian version has a tear drop handle.
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg The Anchor Hocking version has a loop handle with a flattened top.

 

Crown Crystal Glass (AUSTRALIA) - Attributed

USA

Clear glass juicer showing tear drop handle

Tear drop handle on clear glass juicer

   

 

Type 2 - Pitcher/Jug Juicer

Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg These juicers are very similar to many USA made juicers.
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg The quickest way to spot the different types is by looking at the conversion between pints and ounces. The measurements are listed horizonatlly reversed. See below.
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg The juicer insert (reamer) is very distincive when compared to the many manufactured in the USA.
Description: D:\Documents\WEBS\JuicerCollector-2007\Juicers\Images_2\Crown_Bullet.jpg This juicer exists in clear, green and uranium green.

 

Crown Crystal Glass (AUSTRALIA)

USA

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Other pages

A Brief History of Crown Crystal Glass Co. Ltd.
Crown Crystal Glass Co. Ltd. (Australia)
Comparing Crown Crystal Glass Co. Ltd. (Australia) juicers
Crown Crystal Lemon Juicers
Crown Crystal Lemon Juicers Mould Numbers