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Well, this is where the ‘back stamp’ is most often placed. It can either be a mark identifying the maker of the china or a signature of the maker.For some potteries, this mark identifies not only the maker, brand and/or pattern name but also the year and sometimes the month of manufacture.The format of the code changed over the years but there are some good guides available that explain what the codes mean.Many Spode and Royal Doulton pieces also contain a mark indicating the month and year of manufacture.Yes, you love it, but how confusing is it to find out how old your favourite Aynsley china item is?THE MARKS Aynsley have changed their marks many times over their 200-plus year history. In the late 1800s (from about 1860) the name AYNSLEY was impressed in the base of some pieces.
You might be wondering why I’m obsessed with looking at the underside of pieces of china.The website, Royal Albert Patterns, is great for providing information about Royal Albert back stamps over the years.