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Royal Grafton China 1876 – 2007

The Jones family went on to use the trade name “Grafton”. Grafton China then became Royal Grafton after being given a royal warrant by Queen Mary. Royal Warrants are a mark of recognition to individuals or companies who have supplied goods or services for at least five years. Warrants have always been regarded as demonstrating excellence and quality, and are highly prized. Continue reading

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French Roosters and their Mugs

I have since found roosters adorning all manner of home and kitchen items. A multitude of rooster variations abound on mugs, platters and plates with paintings lovingly drawn. Continue reading

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Polish Pottery from Boleslawiec, Poland

It has only been in recent times that I have begun to notice this special pottery from Poland.  Although the manufacturer has been around for quite some time I haven’t noticed it here in the states until the last few … Continue reading

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Oscar Mania for the Insania.

It’s difficult to get wrapped up in the Oscar frenzy during times like these. Listening to many of these vapid, loose jawed individuals on the stage makes my teeth itch. I know many of them worked hard to get where … Continue reading

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Bring the continent to you

When I was younger I did a great deal of traveling. I toured throughout North America. All over the US and a great deal of time in Canada and Mexico. My favorite excursions were spent in Europe. Especially in Germany, … Continue reading

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