Have you ever seen these? - Royal Vale Antique Bone China Plates Query

by Ginger
(Atlanta)

 Have you ever seen these? - Royal Vale Antique Bone China Plates

Have you ever seen these? - Royal Vale Antique Bone China Plates

Have you ever seen these? - Royal Vale Antique Bone China Plates Query:- I have plates marked with the old 1913 Royal "Vale" potteries china back mark (exactly like on your site), but the patterns look very different from any of the ebay Vale items. Would be very interested in any information you might have on these. Thank you. Ginger

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Reply by Peter (admin)

Hi Ginger

How's Atlanta doing? Hope it's a good place for antiquing your china items? By the way, I'd love to have local stories about china antiquing, if you have them (that's to all visitors, as well as you, Ginger).

Thanks for taking the trouble to upload two pictures on two separate forms - we can blend them into one picture for the entry, so don't be worried about uploading as many photos as you have.

Now, to answer your question about your Royal Vale plates (very nice pattern by the way - I love the older Royal Vale pottery mark). They are certainly bone china and they are most likely older 1913 to 1955 (as you rightly identified) - ie pre-Ridgway / Pearsons era. Both those make them a bit rarer, older and should fetch more at auction (if people know what they are looking for). I am not personally familiar with the pattern, but I will tell you how to find out more.

Now, I'm not sure what you are wanting to do with your Royal Vale bone china plates:

either:

1. Sell them

2. Value them

3. Buy more

4. Just find out more about them

But, in all or any of the above cases, you can help yourself by doing the following two tasks:

1. Go to this page -

www.replacements.com/china/RVA.htm

study each pattern until you identify your pattern number (there are generally no pattern names listed). You can then see if there is any stock, what they sell for etc etc.

2. Go to my page called "China Replacements" here:

http://www.figurines-sculpture.com/china-replacement.html

Follow the instructions carefully on how to do a 'deep level' search on eBay. Try different combinations of search terms and save them with the eBay 'save' facility (instructions shown on the China Replacement page - if in doubt, submit another form here and I'll explain further).



- copy & Paste ALL the URL into your browser address window.

Sometimes doing the research is half the fun. It depends on how much time you have.

Hope this helps.

Best regards

Peter (admin)

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How to upload more than one photo - Royal Vale Antique Bone China Plates Comment
by: Peter (admin)

How to upload more than one photo - Royal Vale Antique Bone China Plates Comment:- Just a quick entry to say well done to Ginger for working out that to upload more than one photo you have to use two forms, first one, then the other (and more as needs be). Photos are always welcome - as they help with identification and help the other visitors see the wares in question - which all adds to our knowledge of antique china and fine china collectibles. More of a close-up of the pottery marks would have been useful too.

I can then amalgamate the photos into one graphic to accompany the entry.

Thanks

Peter (admin)

Royal vale cup
by: Barbara

Hi Peter ,
I ha a royal vale set, could you please advise me on the value of a tea cup?
How do I attach a photo?
Regards


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