Monthly Archives: June 2014

Some Turn of the Century Cocktail Strainer Patents

I recently came across a silver plated antique cocktail strainer that resembled a Hawthorne-like strainer: It had what I believed to be French hallmarks and had a wire ring that was the same as contained in William Wright’s 1892 patent for … Continue reading

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Some Doulton All-Over Transfer Printed Sheet Patterns

I found it very interesting that on four of my Doulton bowls there were seven different all-over transfer printed sheet patterns.  You can see three of these patterns here on the inside of the bowls: And there were four completely different patterns on the … Continue reading

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