Fan of the old, user of the new, wisher for the best of both.
Tell us about your interest in antiques, collecting and any antique related websites, blogs, businesses.
I simply enjoy the old world styling of items, made to bee aesthetically pleasing, flamboyant in design or outrageous in appearance, yet I also enjoy the convenience of modern technology and advances made in so many areas, I long to have a harmonious blend of both in most items I wish to have.
If you belong to other collector groups which one(s) do you belong to?
I do not presently belong to other groups.
Would you be interested in moderating or co moderating a group forum in the area of collecting you specialize in?
Not at this time.
Where is the Help Desk /Welcome Center button on our site?
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My best suggestion is to research the Goddard watch making family company. There are no M A Goddard's shown on this website, www.pocketwatchrepair.com,…"
"Found one listed on Etsy as Antique pottery 1900's Staffordshire Style Spill Vase with A Spanish Couple Sitting Side Saddle on A Grey Horse.
Mind you there is one sentence in the description I must take issue with: "Heavy…"
"It appears to be two halves of a molded piece, I assume these are molded together in a fashion suitable to hold water at least.
Can you provide a few other photos from different sides/angles? as well as some dimensions of the item?
What is on the…"
"Are you able to upload some new clearer photos of the lower left and then the lower right corners as close up photos, as this may help us identify the name in the signature and whatever the markings near the numbers at lower left."