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The art of war dating

It was in use for all Fine Bone China products between 19 and is still used today on figures, animal models and other non-tableware Bone China products. piece with B.7 for example, will have been made before 1927 and probably before 1922.

This mark which differs from B.7 by the omission of the crown was in use between 19. The bottom part only of this mark is found on smaller wares up to the present day and by itself is not a useful indication of date.

Differing from B.7 by the addition of the words MADE IN ENGLAND, this mark was commonly in use after 1932.

These hand-painted wares were not reproduced in great quantities and some items bearing RA-numbers would probably never have been repeated.

The dates below are when the books containing the designs recorded in each were purchased.

A few examples of special marks are given below: Detailed descriptions of figures, Character Jugs and Toby Jugs, with dates of introduction and (where applicable) of withdrawal, will be found in the publications Royal Doulton Figures and Royal Doulton Character and Toby Jugs (see back page).

The following numbers indicate the approximate periods during which the patterns so marked were first introduced.

Thus 14 indicates the year 1941 and 23 indicates 1950.