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  • Sovereign Canada British Empire Made Viceroy 18K. gold
    Sovereign Canada China
    Q: I have a partial set of dinnerware with this mark on the bottom. It pictures two lions holding a crown above a banner that says “Sovereign Canada.” Below that is “British Empire Made” and...
  • Silver Tea Set
    Silver Tea Set
    Q: I recently inherited my grandmother’s silver tea set and am interested in the history and value of it. It includes a footed teapot with a wooden handle and knob on the lid, footed sugar bowl,...
  • Elaine Oil
    Elaine Lamp Oil
    Q: This wooden box once held Elaine Petroleum Lamp Oil. It’s in excellent condition and the original paper label is still intact, but very brittle. We bought it in Maine at a shop called Elaine’s...
  • Belleek Vase
    Q: I came across this vase with two fish on it while packing up a friend’s household. I thought I’d better ask what it’s worth before “donating” it. The vase is about 6 in. high, very delicate, and...
  • Cigarette Holder
    Q: What was this mystery object used for? It is almost 4 inches high and 1 1/2 inches in diameter. It’s marked on the bottom “Simpson Hall Miller & Co.” in a circular shape, with the words...
  • Art Deco Ducks
    Q: I haven’t been able to find the mark that’s on the bottom of these two Art Deco ducks. It’s marked “Staff’s, England, T. Goode & Co., South Audley St.” I can’t read the word after that. Does...
  • Gone with the Wind Lamp
    Q: I’m working with my mother to document her final wishes and her will. This lamp was my grandmother’s and we’ve been told we should have it looked at. Can you tell me how to go about...
  • Flemish Art Company
    Q: This Indian plaque has been in the family since 1910. It’s marked “Flemish Art Co.” and the date, “Dec. 14, 1910,” is burned on. Can you tell me anything about it?           Q: This...
  • Cobridge
    Q: I inherited this pot from my aunt. It has a concave lid with a knob handle. There are openings under the knobs. The mark is very faded and I can only read “Trade Mark” and “Cobridge.” Can you...
  • Civil War Folding Chair
    Q:  I am interested in learning about my wooden chair. I think it’s walnut. The back has three arched horizontal slats accented with brass studs and two brass-capped ball finials. The legs are...

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