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Autumn 2008 Article Archive

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Article One

Welsh Pewter

 

Kathryn Wilson, of Roebuck Antiques, Camarthen, shares with this web site her -

Focus on…. Welsh provenance plates and dishes.

 

Article Two

James Yates to

Gaskell& Chambers

SOME MARKS THAT ARE OFTEN FOUND ON OLD PEWTER, THE DYNASTIES AND RELATIONSHIPS - James Yates and others

INCLUDING A SHORT REFERENCE TO Gaskell & Chambers

Some punches for marks were seen at James Smellies Birmingham in the 1980s.

This article was prepared with the assistance of David Hall

Article Three

The Duncombes, Ingram, John Carruthers Crane

SOME MARKS THAT ARE OFTEN FOUND ON OLD PEWTER, THE DYNASTIES AND RELATIONSHIPS

JOHN DUNCOMBE – STYNT DUNCOMBE – JOHN INGRAM- JOHN CARRUTHERS CRANE  - working connection from 1718 - 1821

– this article was prepared with the assistance of David Hall

Duncombe(Duncumb) Dynasty of 18th century English Pewterers 

Article Four

Marks Found under the bases of Mugs

BY GEOFF LOCK OF ADELAIDE AUSTRALIA

How many different examples of verification marks exist that were struck centrally underneath the base of mugs and measures and why was striking the mark under the base chosen by some Inspectors?

Article Five

Crowned hR and HR marks

Collectors and others have noted the presence of these marks struck on the lips of some baluster measures since the early years of pewter collecting. By David Moulson

Article Six

A Wriggleworked plate by Lawrence Anderton of Wigan

An Interesting Piece of Antique pewter no 1

Article Seven

A Passover (Seder) Plate

An Interesting Piece of Antique pewter no 2

European perhaps Silesia

Article Eight

A Unique 1641 plate/dish

An Interesting Piece of Antique pewter no 3

The Dominion of The Seas – Sovereign of The Seas

Article Nine

Channel Islands Pewter

With thanks for the kind assistance of Giles Bois

(author of An Introduction to Channel Islands Pewter available from this site)

Channel Islands’ Pewter Measures are very special because there are no exactly similar types which ever existed elsewhere. 

Article Ten

Marks added to Pewter to deceive

A Start on a Difficult Subject that readers might like to add to

Article Eleven

A Plate Recently Sold On eBay – fake or no fake?

An unusual offering

Article Thirteen

Pewter of the 17th to 19th centuries

A Brief Article by Peter Spencer Davies

Article Fourteen

Good Pewter Found on the www.web

The question of Patina

Two short paragraphs directing readers to websites showing antique pewter. One paragraph especially to discuss the issue of pewter patina or condition preferences.

Article Fifteen

Old Labels and Tags That might be seen

Auctioneers Labels, Collectors’ Labels and tags, Dealers’ Labels and tags, Labels Found on Some Fakes,  Museum marks’, Certificates of Authenticity etc.

This article was written with the assistance of David Hall

 

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