Cup & Saucer Set - Delphine China marked 1928
by claire pender
(reno, nevada, usa)
Cup & Saucer Set - Delphine China marked 1928:- Have a beautiful set of fine bone Delphine China cup & saucer. They're marked 1928 with 3 little green dots in a triangle near the number 1928. They have yellow flowers with red/orange centers, pink flowers with yellow centers, blue flowers with yellow centers, green leaves and brown branches.
The cup & saucers have gold trim. The cup is 2 1/4" Tall, 3 1/2" wide, and is footed.
I cannot find this pattern mentioned anywhere. Do you know what is was called? Is there anymore of it available? What are the little flowers? What do the 3 green dots represent?
I'd be very grateful if you could answer my questions....
Reply by the Admin Team
to Cup & Saucer Set - Delphine China marked 1928
Not sure about the green dots. Go to the specialists via the links shown below or ask H & M themselves - they are still in business!
To id your pattern, go to www.Replacements.com
then to their china section
then to Delphine
Then use the blue image bars on the left hand side of the page.
Seek out your pattern.
If not present register your photo with them.
Look for value by going to:-
follow the top link put in the words "Delphine china" into the search box on ebay. Save the search (if in doubt - read the instructions lower down on the China Replacements page).
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