Dating tuscan bone china
These cryptic marks require decoding in order to determine the manufacturer.
Go to Top The earliest backstamps use the diamond mark registration system.In the early 1960’s Shelley Potteries began a system to date their wares.For china produced in 19, the letter “A” was placed under the word “England” on the backstamp. The Shelley company was taken over by Allied English Potteries in 1966 and thus no further letters were used.The 1960s saw the company change hands several times, owned for a while by T. Wild, then forming part of Allied English Potteries, then becoming part of Royal Doulton.The Paragon name has been retained, mainly with designs based on traditional floral patterns.
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