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I appreciate anything you can tell me about it and if it is valuable. Thanks, Joyce==========================================Reply by Peter (admin)To:- Antique Bone China query - Royal Stafford Hi Joyce Nice pic, thanks. Royal Stafford is a 'brand name' backstamp of an English company from Staffordshire called Thomas Poole.
Wilkinson (Ltd) AKA Clarice Cliff) OR Crown Staffordshire (T. The 1845 date on many of their pottery marks, presumably comes form the inception of that company, although this is not corroborated by my books In 1952 the company was re-formed to become known as "Royal Stafford China".
Some general rules of using marks for dating pieces include the following: The word Limited or an abbreviation like Ld. in the pottery firm's name indicates a date after 1860 and was not generally used until the 1880's.