Dating made in austria ornaments
So in no particular order, here are a few rules of thumb, to keep in mind when bidding on china on Ebay.Well I've never written a guide before, I hope that when you are out treasure hunting, you will develope a little mental checklist as I have of what to look for when turning over and inspecting all those wonderful china items for sale out there. Items without a mark were either domestic American production, non-prestige imported production, or imported production that wasn't specifically produced for the American market.
There are a number of sources for finding this information. This site contains scans of many of the catalogs we so looked forward to receiving during the holiday season--from places like Sears, Montgomery Ward, etc.
The earliest currently available is the 1933 Spiegel, but there are other catalogs right up to the 80's.
You can see them at great source for dating this material came from right here in Croton, courtesy of Amy's "& Antiques".
Schweizer Pewter is made in Diessen am Ammersee, a little town southwest of Munich.
A family owned firm for over 200 years, the pewter we present to you is made precisely as it was from the beginning and the workmanship is superb.
In 1890 Congress passed protectionist tariff legislation - the Mc Kinley Tariff.