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The expression "Bona Fama Est Melior Zona Aurea" is a French expression that says in English language "A good reputation is better than a golden belt". You set was used by Edwin Bennett Pottery Company after 1890. The company was located in Baltimore from 1846 to 1936 Shipping in US only please.
Regarding the value of your item, I have just perform a market research of similar sold items as yours. I performed the research based upon the most recent finished auctions and private sells, so the value given is the real market value of your item. This is the only way to know the exact value of your unit.
The value will be in the range of 450-600$ for the complete set.
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Here is a link for you to a 6-piece Edwin Bennett set that sold for $49.99 at auction in February of this year:
As well, here is a link for you to a 4 piece set by Bennett that sold for $189:
and another set that sold for $159.99 in January:
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