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Tin Toys

Tin toys have been made since about 1825. Mechanical tin toys and trains are popular with collectors and often sell for high auction prices. H.....

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Reader Q&A on Marks

Dresden Globe Mark

Q: Can you tell me what company used this mark? It pictures a globe with the word “Dresden” on it. .....

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Fasold & Stauch

Q: I need help identifying the maker of a vintage porcelain ballet dancers figurine that belonged to my grandmother. It has this mark with curv.....

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Phoenix China

Q: When Mom passed away, we found shipping crates that had been shipped over from Australia when my grandmother died. Mom had never opened the .....

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Delft Urn

Q: Is this Delft urn worth anything? I’m getting ready for an estate sale at my mom’s place. She was 80 and this was her mother’s.     .....

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