stolen beer glasses

Glass thieves ‘worse than a louse’ at the London Tavern, Redfern

The London Tavern in Sydney’s south was built by Robert Montgomery in 1921. However, before the pub opened for business at 103 Regent Street, Redfern, Montgomery had died, and the freehold was quickly snapped-up from his estate by brewery and… Read More ›

Sydney’s stolen beer glass epidemic: Over 180,000 glasses a week disappeared from the city’s 600 pubs in 1944

DURING the 1940s, Sydney’s pubs suffered a persisting problem with customers stealing beer glasses.  In Sydney’s 600 hotels during 1944, the weekly loss of beer glasses by theft and breakages was estimated by the United Victuallers Association, the forerunner of… Read More ›

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