Brooke Bond Tea Company Picture Cards

Brooke Bond & Company, the former manufacturer of PG Tips (now owned by Unilever), was founded in 1869 by Arthur Brooke and has been using collectibles to promote its products for decades. One of those collectibles is the picture card books that were included in packages of teabags. The picture cards and related booklets were …

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Replacing Your Irreplaceable Teawares

People who have read some articles on this blog about Shelley, Wedgwood, Sadler, Byrd Pottery, Louisville Stoneware, Poplar Ridge, Hemisphere, Amsterdam, and other teapots, teacups, etc., have asked about how to value their pieces and how to find replacements. While valuing pieces is a very tricky business and best handled by those devoted to it, …

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Collectible Wedgwood

Collectible Wedgwood tops the list for many collectors of fine pottery, china, figurines, and more. In addition, Wedgwood on your table is a mark of refinement. From the crisp, clean white of Signet Platinum to the more whimsical and fun Harlequin Collection, Wedgwood sets the standard for tea time elegance! Tea time isn’t just about …

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Collectible Byrd Teawares and Pottery

Tea lovers can go a bit gaga over collectible teawares. Sometimes they even go trolling the antique stores, garage sales, and flea markets, hoping to find that special something such as a Wedgwood cup and saucer. Not that I’ve ever done that, nope, not me, uh-uh, well maybe once … or twice … or every …

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