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I have a Royal Doulton Toby Jug from England North American…

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I have a Royal Doulton Toby Jug from England North American Indian D6611 COPR 1966 RD NO 924806 plus more RD NO numbers listed. It is in mint condition. could you give me an idea of its monetary value?

Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.

I can give the additional RD NO 49145 RD NO 10602 RD NO 54/66 all are listed on the bottom of the toby jug.It looks like there is an 8 written above the Royal Doulton symbol but it may have been 81 or 8'The handle is intricate ...it is a totem pole.The toby jug is a Native American Indian male (possible Chief) in a full feather headdress with feathers also hanging down both sides of his head. Will that help? I would really appreciate some idea of its value.

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The back of the toby jug shows his hair parted into 2 gray braids. the toby jug is in perfect condition and it appears that the left side of the feather headdress forms a spout like a pitcher.

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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.
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Please send photos of the toby jug.

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

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I regret that I cannot send photos....can you assist me?

Yes, if I have all the exact registration number.

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i see the other registration numbers now. Give a minute to type my answer.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I listed all of the RD NO numbers from the bottom of the Toby jug in my initial question and then the additional info I sent...do you need all that info again?

The registration number is ***** of 1966. The others that you sent have to do with when the original No Am Indian jugs were first produced.

These Royal Doulton Toby Jugs of the North American Indian are in the style D6611.

The estimated retail value is $150-200.

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Ultimately, to obtain these retail values we assume the piece or set is in good condition and that the final value depends on sale geographic location.

In general, a private seller to a dealer, via consignment or at auction can expect 30-50% of estimated retail value.

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