Great South Pacific Express - Whisky Glass

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Description
A crystal whisky glass sold on the Great South Pacific Express (GSPE) train journey. The glass features three leaf shaped patterns on the glass with frosting added to the glass to achieve this effect. The glass also features the GSPE logo created using this frosting effect.
Classification
CH classification DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT Food and Drink Consumption glass
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways
Measurements
H100 x Dia89mm
Media/Materials description
Crystal
Signature/Marks
GREAT SoUTH PACIFIC EXPRESS
History and use
A crystal whisky glass sold on the Great South Pacific Express.

The Great South Pacific Express was introduced to Queensland Railways in 1997 as a luxury tourist train to travel between Cairns and Brisbane and also Sydney and Melbourne following a bogie exchange at Acacia Ridge. The features, fittings and material culture of the train were all designed to promote a luxury experience. These crystal glasses are a fine example of the luxurious appointments experienced by passengers.
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Registration number
R6747

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