the CONNECTICUT FOUNDRY
When a huge foundry building burned down in 1918,
ROCKY HILL, CT
1919 - 1983
A. O. Knudsen, Arthur Enquist and Ernest Spencer built
the present building in 1919 and established the Connecticut Foundry.
The Foundry buildings still stands, in dilapidated condition and is on the demo list.
The company made a wide variety of items of cast iron:
oil burners, piston-ring moldings, lawn mower parts, bookends and decorative plaques.
The Connecticut Foundry was known for their Bookends.
But in the 1929's they also made several nice doorstops.
They company closed their doors in the early 1970's.
MARKING STYLE -- had 4 parts to make their Mark :
1. Their Logo was a C inside a traingle enclosed in a circle
2. This Logo had the word "CORP" on its left side
3. This Logo had the date "1929" on iits right side
4. And the Doorstop Name underneath the logo
Noted Doorstops Done:
FRUIT & BIRDS
COVERED WAGON 605
MY PAL --DOG