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I have a set of Homer Laughlin dinnerware and I'm wondering what you can tell me about it. On the back of the plates there is what I'm assuming is the company logo and the inscription Homer Laughlin, Made In U.S.A. and B 47 N 8.

Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?

It has a pattern with rose around the edges and a bouquet slightly off-center of the plate

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Antique Expert: Doris, Personal Property Appraiser replied 1 year ago
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Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques and art collector as well as a dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you. Please know I do not send pop-up offers. Although I am USPAP-trained, the assessments given here do not meet USPAP requirements.
Thoughtful responses take time. My responses are not instantaneous.

Photos are almost always required to give an accurate assessment. If you cannot send photos, I can still work with your descriptions; however, I can give more accurate answers if I have photos.
Can you send photos?

If so, then -

Please send ONE photo of ONE plate showing the pattern.

Please send a photo of the marks and/or words on the bottom.

You may need to use the macro function (flower icon) of your camera to get a good clear photo of the marks.

If you cannot get a good photo, then sketch the marks and take a photo of the sketch.

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I do not send pop-up offers.

"Complete Sets" come in many different sizes.

Please tell me the following -

How many people does your set serve? (These are called place settings)

How many pieces does each person have? (This is the number of pieces in each place setting.)

What serving pieces are there? These can add as much as 30% to the value of a set.

!!!!!Please do not send photos of the whole set. I cannot tell what pieces are in a set via such a photo!!!!

Kind regards,
Doris

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hi Doris. I'm sorry I can not send you any pictures so I'm not really sure if you will be able to help. Basically I was just hoping to find out what the inscription means or perhaps a rough idea of when this may have been manufactured.
Antique Expert: Doris, Personal Property Appraiser replied 1 year ago

Please describe exactly what the marks on the bottom look like. Homer Laughlin used many different logos.

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