Archive 1
Sunset Inn
Manufacturer: Syracuse China User: Sunset Inn – St. Louis, Missouri Date of service plates: 1910   Notes: From Sunset Country Club website: "In 1910, Adolphus Busch decided St. Louis needed a social and dining club in South County.  He wanted a hilly, undeveloped, wooded site that would permit privacy and
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Jefferson Hospital
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Jefferson Hospital Date of plate: 1949   Notes: The logo above, taken from a 1931 Lamberton China catalog, seems to put us very close to identifying this plate and its topmark as coming from the Jefferson Hospital of Philadelphia. White body plate with a green
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Knights Templar – Ivanhoe Commandery
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Knights Templar – Ivanhoe Commandery Date of plate: 1940   Notes: From the Wikipedia, "The Knights Templar is an international philanthropic chivalric order affiliated with Freemasonry." It is open only to Freemasons who believe in Christianity. "A local Knights Templar commandery operates under a state-level Grand
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Warwick Underglazed Pattern #7104
Manufacturer: Warwick China Pattern name: Underglazed Pattern #7104 Date of creamer: 1937   Notes: With its coded notes as to colors and band/line widths and placements on the backstamp, this seems to have been a sample, yet #7104 is identifiable as a Warwick pattern number. It is not known if
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Hershey Golf Club
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Hershey Golf Club – Hersey, Pennsylvania Date of plate: circa 1930s   Notes: From an article dated October 24, 1928, in The Evening News in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: "HERSHEY – Details of two eighteen-hole golf courses to be laid out at Hershey were announced today by
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Hershey Park
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Hershey Park Date of plate: Unknown   Notes: Hershey Park opened in 1907 for employees of the Hershey Chocolate Factory in Hershey, Pa. It was converted to a park that was open to the public, and is still in operation today. A park pavilion, added
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Independent Order of Odd Fellows – IOOF – FLT
Manufacturers: Jackson China, Mayer China, Carr China Company, Syracuse China User: Odd Fellows – F.L.T. Date of Jackson plate: 1917 – 1930s Date of Mayer plate: 1930s – early 1940s Date of Carr plate: 1939 Date of Syracuse plate: 1948   Notes: The initials F, L and T (Friendship, Love,
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Carr China Sample Plate – Kerr Decal
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Sample Plate – Kerr Decal Date of plate: 1935   Notes: Nothing is known about this floral pattern other than what is shown on the backstamp: Kerr Decal 11 -M- 1-2-35. Paul C. Mattson was a designer for Carr China from 1934 to 1937. It is
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Flo-Jean Restaurant
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Flo-Jean Restaurant – Port Jervis, NY Date of grill plate: circa 1930s – 1952   Notes: In 1929, Harold Dalrymple, an executive with the General Motors Corporation, built Flo-Jean's El Patio Tea Shop for his wife Florence, who operated it until the late 1970s with
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