How to date a piece of homer laughlin china by jessica jewell updated april 12, 2017 the homer laughlin china company was established in 1871 by homer and. A: date a piece of homer laughlin china by locating the mark on the piece, finding the date code and deciphering the date code the timing of this depends on how quickly you can decipher the date code you need a piece of homer laughlin china and a database or book for the date codes. Household institute priscilla pattern tea pot homer laughlin produced household institute china in the priscilla trying to find a price on a sadler china tea. Find great deals on ebay for homer laughlin virginia rose in homer laughlin china and dinnerware shop with confidence. In the 1920s, west virginia was the third largest producer of pottery or chinaware the homer laughlin china company in newell, west virginia, and neighboring east liverpool, ohio, was by far the largest manufacturer. An online guide to homer laughlin china homer this page is designed to provide a quick reference for the experienced collector in identifying and dating some.
Fiestaware china by homer laughlin china updated on when homer and shakespeare laughlin began a pottery company in 5 easy clues for dating antique or. Homer laughlin china co is one of the most prolific names in collectible dinnerware learn about the company's history and some of its wares here. When trying to tell the differences between old and new fiesta, many collectors will become familiar with all the various colors markings alone are not a good way to differentiate the two lines. Post-86 fiesta date codes the homer laughlin china collectors association (hlcca) is a non-profit organization comprised of collectors.
Homer laughlin apple blossom at replacements, ltd, with links to apple blossom online pattern registration form, images of more than 425,000 china, crystal, silver and collectible patterns, specialty items for sale, silver hollowware, christmas ornaments, and. Homer laughlin china vol 1 issue 6 homer laughlin began between 1871 and 1874 there has been some question as to which date is correct the first plant was in east liverpool, ohio as the laughlin brothers pottery homer and shakespeare laughlin started the company, but in 1877, shakespeare withdrew his partnership. The letters hlco (standing for homer laughlin china co sometimes appearing as h-l-co) the letters usa or the words made in usa the word genuine each of these characteristics has its own, somewhat hard to nail down history the f in fiestaware the f in fiestaware has changed considerably since the 1930s.
To identify a homer laughlin china pattern, check whether a pattern name or number appears on the back of any of the china pieces as part of the potters mark the pattern or decoration number. I've tried the dating source provided through this site help with dating my tea pot fiesta dinnerware and homer laughlin china help with dating my tea pot. Homer laughlin china, chart for dating best china 1911 to 1960: in these date codes, the first set of character(s) represent the month, the second set the year and the third set identifies the plant in which the piece is made.
Homer laughlin and hall china comprise the hlc inc family of companies, and our diverse range of lead-free commercial dinnerware meets every conceivable need for. The maker's marks in the photo gallery represent only laughlin homer laughlin china co origin: east liverpool, ohio date: 1896-present formerly: homer laughlin.
Homer laughlin china company factory: see a us factory still producing dishes/serveware domestically for the. Hlcca the homer laughlin china collectors association (hlcca) is a non-profit organization comprised of collectors, antiques dealers, historians and others who share an interest in the dinnerware and other pottery products that were, and are, produced by the homer laughlin china co (1873-present. Vintage restaurant ware also called hotel china, refers to plates wallace, syracuse, tepco, and homer laughlin are some of the best known manufacturers. The homer laughlin china company has marked their wares with a wide variety of backstamps shown to the right is an early laughlin brothers mark on a cable shape sauceboat although the company started in the early 1870s, marks were not given any type of dating system until around 1912. Homer laughlin china is dated on the bottom under the seal most of the time an example shown below: this is just one of many backstamps used by hlc eggshell nautilus backstamp a 47 indicates this china was made in january, 1947 and the n8 means this was made in plant no 8.
History of shenango china travel tips - usa today retrieved from b, david. Texas cooking is a proud member of the homer laughlin china collectors association if you are interested in collecting this great dinnerware, look into this great organization. You can find the rwcn facebook group here jim strano's jackson china book and steve's cup of the day archives are all including on the copy. Century china shape produced in 1930s and 1940s by homer laughlin includes production dates, pieces, and auctions. Homer laughlin china - dinnerware see also: homer laughlin china kitchenware the homer laughlin china company began in 1897 in east liverpool, ohio, although homer laughlin himself had a few other pottery companies dating back to 1871.