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Offline RAY

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pressed glass plate royal tour
« on: February 26, 2005, 12:43:23 PM »
any one any idea who made this plate it measures 10" across and a light sky blue in colour, it's the royal tour anzac 1949, the portrait in the centre of king george and liz the 1st is very detailed,

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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2005, 02:01:43 PM »

It does look like a Bagley plate, as they were staunch Royalists, but I can't find any mention of them producing one for this commemoration - but someone with more knowledge will correct this, no doubt.

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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2005, 07:18:38 PM »
This was issued to commemorate the visit by George and wife, during which they conferred Royal status on the ANZAC regiments, in 1949. I think, if you can't id it as Bagley or another UK maker, you may need to consider a Southern Hemisphere producer.

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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2005, 10:27:29 PM »
Fortunately the answers to modern Royalty memorabilia are easy to get. You can write to Buckingham Palace and you get a nice letter back with full details to the questions you ask. I had a nice one from the lady on your plate regarding her collection of Monart at some point in the past.
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2008, 09:59:17 PM »

I have got one of these and was told, the Royal Tour to Canada did not take place
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2008, 10:15:42 PM »
No, it didn't the King was too ill. See here but scroll down

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Re: pressed glass plate royal tour
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2008, 01:20:55 AM »
Pamela thank you for the plate pic, brilliant! Ray is this the same as yours?

By the way Pamela, the plate is ANZAC which is Australia/New Zealand not Canada...


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