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I have a Limoges W.G.&Or France plate, with "M.F. Derine"

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I have a Limoges W.G.&Or France plate, with "M.F. Derine" signed on the back, as well as the letters G.B.Y.D. The plate is an unusual shape, not round. The colors are gold/cream/tan/orange. Can you tell me about this plate?

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This piece is in excellent condition.

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Antique Expert: rusufdavi, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 3 months ago

Limoges W.G.& CO France china is the mark of the French china manufacturer William Guerin (1838-1912). They had worked at Utzschneider in the 1870s before becoming the factory’s owner.

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Antique Expert: rusufdavi, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 3 months ago

M.F. Derine corresponds to the name of the designer of the specific pattern.

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Antique Expert: rusufdavi, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 3 months ago

G.B.Y.D. are the initials of the authenticity of the Limoges porcelain. This plate is dated between 1900-1910. I can give even more details if you can provide a picture.

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 70-120$.

If you want to sell the unit I would recommend to sell them on the internet so you can reach more potential buyers. You can also sell the lot locally, Craigslist is free, and a lot of collectors look at the ads on Craiglist.

Keep in mind if you sell the unit to a resell shop, the price will decrease 20-30% from market value.

You can sell the item on Etsy, it's like you put the item in a online shop. You may also check Amazon Market Place. Both places have good reputation, and you can easily sell the items for a good price.

Let me know if I can help you any further, otherwise, please, remember to rate my answer!

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