2 posts tagged porcelain figurines

Collectible Wade Whimsies in Red Rose Tea

Many companies use freebies to boost sales. Since 1983 Red Rose Tea has included miniature figurines inside selected boxes of their tea. The figurines were produced by the Wade pottery firm and keen Wade collectors, particularly Wade Whimsies collectors, should know and understand the history of these figurines. So, here's that history with descriptions of all eight Wade Whimsies series issued by Red Rose Tea to date. It was in the USA in 1983, when Red Rose Tea first introduced miniature ... Continue Reading

Blue & White Porcelain Figurines

Are the PB marks, Doulton or Pinder Bourne Marks on these Blue and White Figurines by Beth (Newfoundland Canada) I came across these lovely Blue and White figurines in my Grandmother's basement. I have spent a lot of time online trying to find out about them, but I have no idea whether they are valuable heirlooms or just cute figures she found at a garage sale.       The Blue and White Figurines have gold accents, and are a man and woman. They have a black PB ... Continue Reading