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All trade with Germany totally ceased during that time.

There would have been no special orders between Ovington's of New York and Rosenthal of Germany during those particular years.

If any of you out there have examples of genuine Naudot pieces and are willing to share, please She received this plate as a wedding gift in 1985 from an elderly lady who was her next door neighbor in Francestown, New Hampshire.

The elderly lady said it had been in her family for many, many years.

These particular marks have been dated to the years of c.1891-1914.

The gold rectangle part of the second mark is covering the name of the factory that produced the blank. Lefton was a distributor of imported giftware from Japan beginning in 1940 and is apparently still in business today, although George Lefton himself is now deceased (since the mid or late 1990's).

By the late 1930s and prior to the war, they were importing sizeable amounts of tableware and giftware from Germany, Czechoslovakia, England, France, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Finland, and Sweden.

This particular mark was designed in I've never seen their mark handwritten, so can't guarantee the authenticity of this, but tend to believe it is genuine.

References say the top portion of this mark was used 1932-39.

Therefore, the reference to Queen Elizabeth is apparently referring to the current Queen's mother, also named Elizabeth and who was on the throne with her husband, King George VI, who reigned from 1937-1952.

Found on back of a 19th Century French Pastel Portrait by M. Kimball, a documented American Artist who exhibited a portrait drawing in a Paris Salon in 1886. This is a modern-day mark, probably a decorating mark, and is said to have been used after 1993.

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