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Offline M.simpson

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Found an old plate
« on: Sunday 03 December 17 16:24 GMT (UK) »
I found an old plate in my garden in an overgrown spot were I have also found a pipe that I think might be 19Th century.there is only a bit of it and I'm trying to find out when and where it's from and what the rest of it looks like.anyone got any ideas?

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Re: Found an old plate
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 03 December 17 16:27 GMT (UK) »
Greetings, and a warm welcome to Rootschat.

If you can post a picture of the pipe and plate (both sides if there are markings on the back) we could help identify them or point you in the direction of helpful websites.

All the best
Philip
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Re: Found an old plate
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 14 January 18 22:17 GMT (UK) »
As has been suggested put a picture of it on and you will be surprised how much info can be in a small symbol or some numbers etc.
Most potteries had codes for their patterns and very many are recorded even modest ones,so you stand a fair chance of getting the info you want.
In the meantime can you describe the pattern you have,even just a little will very probably be repeated at regular intervals.
If a  maker's name or any numbers are not on the fragment you have it may still be possible to identify it
I am now very curious,just describe the pattern you can see.
Viktoria.