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Recieved a set of dinner ware from my aunt that she received

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recieved a set of dinner ware from my aunt that she received as a gift in the late fifties.....would like more info about the dinner ware set
JA: 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.
Customer: father purchased the 8 place setting dinner for my aunt while he was stationed in green land. there are markings on the back. the markings say that the pattern name is "TROPICANA". J&G MEAKIN ENGLAND
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Customer: there are 8 each dinner plates, salad plates, saucers, coffee cups. there is a creamer and covered sugar bowl, one serving bowl and a platter
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Appraisals
Expert:  Nora replied 3 months ago.


Please send images at your convenience.


Expert:  Nora replied 3 months ago.


Thank you for your patience.

The fine china for dining market is currently slumped compared to a few decades ago and was further impacted by the Recession.

Your vintage china set by Meakin in their Tropicana pattern can sell for up to $200 - $300 for the set on today's market.

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Expert:  Nora replied 2 months ago.


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