How do you identify markings on antique dishes?

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To identify markings on antique dishes, the person will need to know the different types of markings. Some dishes will have a symbol under them. Another will have a certain design that makes them antique dishes.
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1. Determine the exact wording of the maker's mark. A slightly incorrect transcription of a potter's name or city can mean a fruitless search. If you feel confident that you can read
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Rd is a British abbreviation for "Registered" In 1885 Rd and a number was used to mark each china pattern registered with the Design Patent Office. Earlier marks, starting
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