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1 edition of models of the W.H. Goss factory found in the catalog.

models of the W.H. Goss factory

George Vaughan

models of the W.H. Goss factory

a priced guide

by George Vaughan

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Published by Milestone Publications in Haslemere, Surrey .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by George Vaughan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19618250M

In the late s, Gossware became very collectable and in a modern Goss Collectors club was founded. Brand new Book. The Goss Family. William Henry Goss —owner of the Falcon pottery in Stoke-on-Trentand his sons, Adolphus and Victor, are often credited with the idea of making souvenir ware bearing crests and names of seaside resorts in the late 19th century. These were an instant success, and Adolphus travelled the country, and eventually around the world, signing-up agents to sell from, as well as drawing pictures of the local scenes to send back to the factory for new designs.

Collectors and dealers who possess a copy of the Encyclopedia are strongly advised to acquire this book so that accurate up-to-date values may be obtained for each piece, for as often as not, the decorations on a particular piece is worth much more than than the piece itself. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the worldand other notations in the work. There are other valuable seaside souvenirs. Mr Ashburn said: "Saucy postcards are very chic and retro and are so collectable now.

Objects from the First World War. We regularly see extensive collections coming up for sale but unless they contain unusual shapes or collectable motifs there is little interest. Together they manufactured terracotta - the reddish brown earthenware has suddenly become fashionable - making wine bottles, jardinieres and vessels Greek and Roman style - the manufacture of this ware only covered the years Seaside specials - what to look out for - Posters advertising resorts. A market had developed for souvenirs for people to take home from their day trips out.


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Models of the W.H. Goss factory book

He was buried in Hartshill cemetery. Goss below it. The Guide contains over 2, illustrations and every piece listed in the period is priced or valued, sub-divided into over easy-to-use sections. William Henry Goss — This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations.

Particularly popular are the saucy seaside postcards such as those drawn by Donald McGill. Where the Goss mark is the larger 'rubber stamped' then production from — is indicated. At first he produced ivory porcelain of such quality as to merit an award at the International Exhibition.

Souvenirs and ephemera Crested china dugout from Gillingham, Kent Souvenirs and ephemera Crested china dugout from Gillingham, Kent White ceramic dugout with soldier inside and the coat of arms of the Borough of Gillingham, Kent on the roof.

Condition: New. The impressive monument of William H Goss situated in the 'first class' area of Hartshill cemetery. Objects from the First World War. And the same works with holiday postcards: an old postcard from Brighton with a Brighton postmark is worth a lot more than one even with a Worthing postmark.

There are other valuable seaside souvenirs. But there are exceptions. His experiments led to marked improvements in jewelled porcelain and heraldic china.

Falcon Pottery building[ edit ] Although the production of Goss China has long finished, the remaining Falcon Pottery building is a grade two listed building part of the London Road site owned by an unrelated company, Portmeirion. Goss cottages: Although the heraldic crested wares made up the bulk of the company's sales, Goss also made a popular series of hand painted buildings known as Goss Cottages - Starting manufacture in over 40 different ones were made.

Other factories, including Carlton, Shelley and Arcadian, also made souvenir ware but Goss is still the most collectable.

All these Arcadian place names, 1, in all, are listed in a special section of the book so that collectors for the first time can ascertain the arms used only in the Goss factory. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public.

Goss cottages are amongst the most collectible. Together they manufactured terracotta - the reddish brown earthenware has suddenly become fashionable - making wine bottles, jardinieres and vessels Greek and Roman style - the manufacture of this ware only covered the years Pieces made after also have the word England below the mark.

The First World War caused a decline and in the Goss family sold their factory which continued to produce souvenir ware until the end of the s. Some models also carry a name stamp of the supplying shop, in addition to the manufacturer. Prices for the vast majority of pieces to be found in the marketplace are low in real terms, and should not prove a barrier to anyone considering collecting in this field.

Some examples carry Registration numbers and these were made from —The impressed Serif mark "sylvaindez.com" shows manufacture to while the Sans-serif mark indicates to Some examples carry registration numbers and these were made from to Where the Goss mark is the larger "rubber stamped" then production from to is indicated.

Pieces made fromafter the factory was sold. W.

Ward Roland

H. Goss made a substantial contribution to souvenir and commemorative ware. The company made articles of very thin moulded porcelain, which was particularly translucent. They made ornaments rather than functional items, and in the earlier years of the business.

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Goss Price Revision List January W. H. Goss Models This section gives information about and photos of the various "models" produced by the Goss factory (NB still under construction.) The term "models" is generally used to describe the wide range of miniaturised copies of historical artefacts, buildings, structures, animals, etc.

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