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I have three pieces from a very old set. Bread and

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I have three pieces from a very old set.
Bread and butter plate with R4215660 stamped in to the base.
Second plate with R421142 stamped into base. In red handwritten ink is 2.901
Tea cup with R(?) o 241121 ink stamp on base
I'm in Australia and these may have come over with my English great grandmother.
Thanks for any leads on this
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 2 years ago.
Sue,The numbers should be date codes for English pieces, but don't tell much more than that. On two pieces, there are too many digits as there was a maximum of six digit codes. To figure this out, I think I need to see a picture of these numbers myself to make sure they are not pattern numbers rather than English date codes. I will need to see a picture of the pieces and the marks on the bottom to go any further. You can add pictures by using the paper clip icon in the text box (be sure to be on a desktop as this feature is invisible on phone/tablet).