The following are abbreviations and terms we use in our database:

All items are in excellent condition commensurate with their age, 
unless otherwise noted.

* = item is not perfect - you should call or email for detailed 
condition report

IMP WMIE = item is impressed Wedgwood made in England, normally 
indicating production from about 1908 to present.

IMP W only = item is impressed with the word Wedgwood only, 
NORMALLY indicating production before 1891 but not always.

IMP WENG = item is impressed Wedgwood England; normally indicating 
production from about 1891 to 1906-8. These markings must be used 
with other information to accurately date Wedgwood products.

SCL = Shreve, Crump & Low, a Boston Jeweler which sometimes 
commissioned items from Wedgwood, and sold Wedgwood in its shop.

JMS = Jones, McDuffee & Stratton, renowned Boston ceramic import 
company, a Wedgwood business associate for over 50 years; JMS 
commissioned the early Wedgwood college china under contract to 
the universities and colleges. The items were used as fund-raisers,
souvenirs or gifts to donors. The round JMS backstamp indicates a
piece made before about 1954-1955.

Bcks/bckst = printed backstamp

'16 = 1916

PVASE Mark = Portland Vase mark indicating bone china

QW = Queen's Ware; BC = bone china; EDIT = edition as in 1st Edition

Box or "in box" = we have the original box & the item will be shipped 
with it

DAR = Daughters of the American Revolution

BMW = Buten Museum of Wedgwood, formerly in suburban Philadelphia. 
Collection now located on Long Island at Sands Point Preserve.

"Set of X" = means the items are sold as a set for the indicated price 
(sometimes we can break up sets, please inquire).

# avail = indicates total number of this item available; these are 
priced individually at the price indicated.

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