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13 September 14

Charity Vintage: Stavangerflint cockerel dish

Charity Vintage: Stavangerflint cockerel dish

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Vintage Stavangerflint cockerel dish for sale on eBay for Charity by & in support of the Woking Hospice ends 14 Sep, 2014 19:27:55 BST

We really love Stavangerflint pottery – well, vintage Scandinavian pottery & glass in general. This is the third time that we’re featuring it in our Charity Vintage blog series.

This cute & colourful little cockerel dish was designed for Stavangerflint by Inger Waage in the 1950s. It’s for sale by & in support of the Woking Hospice* and the price currently stands…

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7 September 14

Creative Collections: Vintage cups

Creative Collections: Vintage cups

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collection of vintage ceramic cups on an antique wooden rack

We’ve chosen vintage cups for this week’s Creative Collections post.

collection of vintage ceramic cups on an antique wooden rack

We often come across odd cups or part sets when we’re out & about. There’s certainly no need to leave them behind because it’s not a complete service. A cupboard full of mismatched crockery for day to day use looks great – or can form a fabulous shelf or wall display.

collection of vintage ceramic cups on an antique wooden rack

The amazing range of designs & colours makes cups the…

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23 August 14

Charity Vintage: Fajance bird plaque

Charity Vintage: Fajance bird plaque

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Vintage 1950s Fajance pottery bird plaque for sale by & in support of Age UK Cheshire East (ends 29 Aug, 2014 10:58:45 BST)

This week we’re featuring yet another lovely piece of vintage Scandinavian pottery. This is a Fajance plaque designed by Beth Breyen for Royal Copenhagen in the 1960s. It’s sometimes referred to as a ‘Crazy Bird’ and is from the Tenera range. We’ve only ever had a spoon restwith this design but you can also find it on salt pots, trivets and strangely, coffee…

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16 August 14

Charity Vintage: Midwinter Stylecraft coffee set

Charity Vintage: Midwinter Stylecraft coffee set

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vintage 1950s Midwinter Stylecraft coffee set for sale on eBay for Charity by & on behlaf of Lindsey Lodge Hospice(ends 21 Aug, 2014 20:37:49 BST)

This 1950s Midwinter Stylecraft coffee set is definitely something very special! We can’t seem to find any images or reference to the pattern online or in our vintage pottery books. That makes it a pretty rare thing! The coffee set consists of 6 cups & saucer with coffee pot all in very good condition. This fabulous mid-century modern set is up for sale by Lindse…

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9 August 14

Charity Vintage: Egersund bowls

Charity Vintage: Egersund bowls

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Set of 4 vintage Egersund onion bowls for sale on eBay for Charity by & in support of North Devon Hospice(Ends 27 Aug, 2014 21:35:44 BST)

We’re featuring some more vintage Scandinavian pottery goodness this week for Charity Vintage. North Devon Hospice has for up sale this set of 4 vintage Egersund onion bowls. They’re listed as ‘buy it now’ for £20 with an added £5.50 postage & packaging.

This pattern is quite rare – we’ve only ever had a couple of pieces over the years. We’re fairly sure the…

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12 July 14

Charity Vintage: Rörstrand Granada dish

Charity Vintage: Rörstrand Granada dish

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small vintage Rorstrand Granada lidded dish for sale by Teesside Hospice Care Foundation on eBay for Charity (ends 16 Jul, 2014 19:06:07 BST)

If we didn’t already have this cute little Rörstrand Granada dish we’d be bidding on it ourselves to add to our vintage Scandinavian pottery collection! It’s being sold on eBay for Charity by Teesside Hospice Care Foundation.

The Granada pattern was designed by Marianne Westman for Rörstrand of Sweden in the 1950s. It’s a very popular pattern and can be found on…

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10 May 14

Charity Vintage: Dolly Days coffee set

Charity Vintage: Dolly Days coffee set

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Dolly Days coffee set for sale on eBay for Charity by & in support of Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice(ends 18 May, 2014 21:06:47 BST)

We’ve been lucky enough to have had a couple of these Dolly Days coffee sets since we’ve been trading. We picked up the first one in a charity shop in Bexhill-on-Sea about 8 years ago – before we even had a shop!

We sold it in 2008 to a lovely lady who bought it as a present. Here’s the lovely story she told us:

It was the first set that my grandparents bought…

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3 May 14

Charity Vintage: Hornsea Muramic

Charity Vintage: Hornsea Muramic

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Three Hornsea Muramic wall plaques for sale by & on behalf of British Heart Foundation(earliest listing ends 5 May, 2014 20:23:17 BST)

The British Heart Foundation* is currently auctioning four vintage framed Hornsea Muramic wall plaques. A stylised pheasant, two dove-like birds and a woman. They were all designed by John Clappison for Hornsea Pottery in the 1970s. They don’t come up for sale that often – the last girl sold for £98 and the last two pheasants went for £75 and…

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26 April 14

Charity Vintage: J & G Meakin Galaxy dinner service

Charity Vintage: J & G Meakin Galaxy dinner service

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J & G Meakin Galaxy dinner service for sale by and in support of the British Heart Foundation(ends 30 Apr, 2014 19:43:51 BST)

This complete J & G Meakin Galaxy dinner service is currently up for sale by & on behalf of The British Heart Foundation*. It’s not listed as Galaxy, so perhaps not that many people have discovered it.

The Galaxy pattern was designed by Jessie Tait in 1973, one of the many popular ranges she produced. If you’re interested in finding out more about Tait and J & G…

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26 March 14

In Orbit

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vintage orange Burleigh Orbit cup & saucer | H is for Home

Wow!! How about this for an eye-popping bit of orange Op Art loveliness?

vintage orange Burleigh Orbit cup maker's mark | H is for Home

This cup & saucer is from the Orbit range produced by Burleigh in the 1960s. It’s superb and quite uncharacteristic of their usual output which is normally very traditional. Someone must have had a rush of blood to the head (or taken LSD) that week. It’s quite a rare pattern and doesn’t appear for sale often.

vintage orange Burleigh Orbit cup & saucer with sugar lumps | H is for Home

It’s a…

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22 March 14

Charity Vintage: Carstens West German vase

Charity Vintage: Carstens West German vase

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vintage Carstens West German vase for sale on eBay for Charity by & in support of British Heart Foundation(ends 26 Mar, 2014 20:02:21 GMT)

It’s been AGES since we first featured West German ‘Fat Lava’ pottery on our blog. Good examples are getting harder & harder to stumble upon, they’ve become extremely popular and lots of people now collect them.

This lovely vintage Carstens vase is currently up for sale by & on behalf of British Heart Foundation*. It’s very pared back and muted compared to the…

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3 February 14

Etsy List: Fat lava

Fat Lava
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We collect West German pottery; often referred to as ‘fat lava’…

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25 January 14

Charity Vintage: Stavangerflint Flamingo dish


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We love vintage Scandinavian pottery chez H is for Home. We buy, sell &…

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30 November 13

Charity Vintage: Hornsea mug collection


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At the moment we have 1,300 images uploaded to our Flickr photo…

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14 September 13

Charity Vintage: T G Green Streamline


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This collection of vintage 1930s T G Green Streamline kitchen…

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