CuriositiesIs It or Isn't It?

Mystery Coasters by Royal Windsor?

coasters 3The mystery coasters found at an estate saleCoasters oldThe original 1940s Royal Windsor Coasters As most serious collectors of Spaulding know, a line of coasters (or nut dishes) was produced early in the company history and most probably before WWII. These were small pottery decal inserts surrounded by either sterling silver or chromed metal. Some had the Royal Windsor logo stamp in black on the back, some did not.  These were produced only for a short time, but seemingly in great numbers as would be assumed by the availability today.

However, take a look at the photos here.  I...

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Is It or Isn't It?

Is it, or isn't it? That is indeed the question when it comes to identifying a Spaulding or Royal Copley product. In fifteen frenzied years of productions there were most surely hundreds and hundreds of designs considered, accepted, rejected and considered. There are known experimental items in...

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