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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corporation
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How can I identify a very old Limoges china pattern which is

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How can I identify a very old Limoges china pattern which is marked on some pieces Charles Field Havidland and on others GDA, Limoges. The set I have is one hundred years old or more and consists of 118 pieces. Thank you, ***** *****
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 7 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

The following site describes the complicated relationship of the firm of Charles Field Haviland and that of Gerrard, Dufraisseix & Abbot (GDA).

Since most of the Haviland china patterns were produced by hand decorating, there were sometimes few sets in the same pattern.

The best identification service is found at

This service is free and often very quick.

This is the link to the explanation of how to submit a pattern for identification.

I have used their service several times.

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Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 7 months ago.

Hi there!
I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help or do you have more questions about your item that would help?

Let me know,
Kind regards,

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