Dating wedgwood queensware

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A guide to trademarks is listed here and by careful study most collectors can acquire a reasonably sound knowledge.Determining the specific year of production of an item is somewhat more complicated, and this calls for close examination of a variety of other marks, such as three-letter date marks, registration marks, artists signatures or monograms and other devices.From 1886 to 1897 the first 12 characters were re-used. Again from 1898 the letters A to I are re-used but are easy to differentiate as they also have ENGLAND within the Wedgwood marks.A-1898 B-1899 C-1900 D-1901 E-1902 F-1903 G-1904 H-1905 I-1906 Wedgwood Antique Pottery and Porcelain for Sale …The resulting mark was often uneven and sometime arced.

An easy to use chronological list of Wedgwood marks to help the Wedgwood collector, who is faced with many imitators, to date genuine Wedgwood antiques.In addition to these, the style and method of production should be kept in mind as giving clues to dating.Dating Wedgwood can sometime be very difficult as apart from the Trademark there are also in some cases letters that accompany the marks to give a more accurate manufacture date and most old pieces have this second mark.the WEDGWOOD mark is found on useful wares between 17 and on all wares produced thereafter until the sans serif version of the mark was introduced in 1929It was in 1769 that he formed two partnerships, Wedgwood and Bentley produced decorative ware with his good friend, Thomas Bentley.Their production is marked with one or the other of the several versions of the Wedgwood and Bentley mark.

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