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I have a "barn find" antique teapot; stamped inscription on

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I have a "barn find" antique teapot; stamped inscription on bottom says:
EGG shaped Design
Pat'd April 23 1867
I can sent pictures.... I have done a minor search and found tons of REED & BARTON teapots but none like this one.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Robert S. replied 11 months ago.

Hi Joe,

This is Robert here, I'd be happy to help with your interesting barn find.

Can you very kindly attach the photos you mention and we'll go from there.

Many thanks,


PS. Once you have the photos in your computer (if you are using a smart phone camera, just email them to yourself) it's then a simple matter to attach them. Just click on the paperclip icon, located above the text box where you are typing to me. If there's no paperclip, click on the "Add files" tab.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Robert S. replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for all the great photos, Joe, that's all I need.

Leave this with me and I'll have a full answer and a value for you as soon as I can.

Best wishes,

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thanks Robert ..... I found the exact item on E-bay @ $15.00 so it's really not worth much effort tracking it down. I will polish it up and stick it in a corner somewhere (-:
Expert:  Robert S. replied 11 months ago.

Okay, sounds good.

That's about right for one of these in this condition.

Best wishes,