HANZ Drinking glass; Crown Chrystal Glass; 1960"s ?; CR2012.423

Name/Title

HANZ Drinking glass

About this object

HANZ drinking glass. This glass was manufactured for the Hotel Association of New Zealand (HANZ) by New Zealand's major national glass manufacturing company, Crown Crystal Glass. It was one of a range of industry-standard drinking glasses introduced by HANZ in 1963. This particular size was possibly aimed at women drinkers, because it would have been for drinking sherry, which was more favored by women in the 1960s. HANZ regulated New Zealand's hospitality industry from 1958 until 1995 (when it became the Hospitality Association of New Zealand), including issuing licences to run public hotels (whose bars were called 'pubs' for short). In the 1960s, alcohol could only be sold and consumed publicly in licensed places that provided accommodation.

Maker

Crown Chrystal Glass

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1960"s ?

Period

1960's

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Glass

Inscription and Marks

H+A+N+Z in a circle with outline of New Zealand all in green.

Measurements

Dia 60mm (top) x Dia 45mm (bottom) x H 94mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Drinking vessels

Subject and Association Keywords

Hotels

Subject and Association Keywords

Hotel bar equipment

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Drinking vessel

Object number

CR2012.423

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