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plumber wrote at 2012-09-01 20:16:38
would you like to sell this jug or know where i could buy one


Ashley, Adelaide wrote at 2014-10-25 05:50:24
The GR (George Rex) mark along with the dovetail seam strongly indicates your jug was made early in the reign of George V (1910-1936), in all probability before WW1 (1914-1918). Thereafter mostly seams were pressed rather than dovetailed. To a collector a dovetailed jug is far more prized.



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