Other Promo Ware

Here are advertising and promotional trays that are either not by Chance or a certain level of uncertainty exists.

Royal Observatory olive tray
Royal Observatory olive tray

'Olive' tray measuring 8½x3¼-in. This width would appear to preclude Chance and Durographic (3½-in wide) so possibly Webb.

Barnham & Bailey tray
Barnham & Bailey tray

A large tray (17.5x12.5cm) with square corners and flared at the top. Made for the Ringling and Barnum & Bailey 'Circus World' and copyrighted in 1973. Unknown maker, possibly US.

Dutch Sophia-Jacoba tray
Dutch Sophia-Jacoba tray

11.5x8.5cm tray made for a Dutch coal mine, which produced 'Eierbriketten' (egg bricks, or coke). Originally a German mine in Aachen, it was taken over (Dutch) in 1973 and this tray dates thereafter.

Carnaby Street tray
Carnaby Street tray

Quite a few trays in this series exist. Produced for the Fulltrack company. Sized 6½x3¼-in indicates it was probably not by Chance or Durographic, but could have been Webb. The 01- STD code for London shows a production date prior to 1990.

Churchills Club, 1950s
Churchills Club, 1950s

Evocative of the 1950s, as a London-based club, this tray might have been made by Webb Crystal Ltd.

Dubonnet tray
Dubonnet tray

Unknown maker

Institute of Fuel, 1977
Institute of Fuel, 1977

1977 tray, celebrating the Golden Jubilee

Fred Olsen olive tray
Fred Olsen olive tray

The olive tray was another popular shape for promotional goods.

Schweppes tray in gilt
Schweppes tray in gilt

Gilt printed trays were a more expensive product. This is for the popular Schweppes fizzy drink brand

Warwicks Stout
Warwicks Stout

An attractive tray from c.1960

Frosts (Sweden) tray
Frosts (Sweden) tray

Inscribed Böhlmark & Co., a Swedish company apparently advertising the Frosts brand

Frosts (Sweden) tray
Frosts (Sweden) tray

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