I have one from Swigart, and from their material and from Wiki, it implied that most of them were built in the UK for export to the US, and that it wasn't really dersigned for the European market, but it did fill a niche in that era.
I've always moved a lot. Haven't been able to settle down. But now I don't want to move, before I have to move into a 1 room cellar flat with lid Well! Just as living together has it's advantages and disadvantages, living alone has it's too