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#Leaded: Liberty Blue Saucer – Old North Church, Boston. Made In England.

So many families have these dishes! They are truly works of art, and a piece of history (even though they were mass-manufactured only about 40 years ago.) My understanding, from doing a little online research, is that this line with the “Historical Colonial Scenes” was manufactured in 1976 for the United States’ Bicentennial. They were used […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Spode Christmas Tree Plate, Made In England

This Spode china (decorated with a Christmas tree for the holidays) tested positive for lead at 71,900 +/- 3500 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. It was Non-Detect (ND) for cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), and arsenic (As.)

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#Leaded: Spode Vintage “Fairy Dell” English China

Copeland Spode Vintage “Fairy Dell” China, Made in England. Tested postive for lead (Pb) at 36,400 ppm (+/- 1,400 ppm) and for arsenic (As) at 2,332 +/- 288 ppm. It was “ND” (non-detect) for cadmium (Cd) and mercury (Hg). For context: The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended […]

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#Leaded: Spode “Delamere Blue” China

This Spode brand yellow “Delamere Blue” pattern china (Made in England) was positive for lead when tested with an XRF instrument. It came in at 47,500 ppm lead (+/- 1,500 ppm). For context: The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 ppm in the coating […]

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#Leaded: Spode Yellow Albany Pattern

This Spode brand yellow “Albany” pattern china (Made in England) was positive for lead when tested with an XRF instrument. It came in at 43,900 ppm lead (+/- 1,400 ppm). For context: the amount of lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 ppm in the coating or […]

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#Leaded: Spode Blue Chintz

This Spode brand Blue Chintz pattern china (Made in England) was positive for lead when tested with an XRF instrument. It came in at 45,700 ppm lead (+/- 1,400 ppm). For context: the amount of lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 ppm in the coating or […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Rosina China

Rosina Fine Bone China, Made in England. Positive for lead at 68,500 +/- 1,800 ppm. This dish was “Non-Detect” (negative) for mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), and arsenic (As). Read more about the concern for lead in dishware here. Want to see a pretty lead-free dish set on Amazon? Click this link! * [*It’s an Amazon affiliate […]

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#Leaded: Royal Grafton English China

Royal Grafton Fine Bone China, Made in England. Positive for lead at 57,300 +/- 1,400 ppm. This dish was “Non-Detect” (negative) for mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), and arsenic (As). Want to see a pretty lead-free dish set on Amazon? Click this link! * [*It’s an Amazon affiliate link & if you purchase something using one of […]

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#Leaded: Wedgwood Enoch Blue Heritage Pattern

Enoch Wedgwood Tunstall Blue Heritage Pattern China, Made in England. Positive for lead at 32,500 +/- 700 ppm. This dish was also “Non-Detect” (negative) for mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), and arsenic (As). Want to see a pretty lead-free dish set on Amazon? Click this link! * [*It’s an Amazon affiliate link & if you purchase something […]

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#Leaded: Spode Gainsborough England China

Spode, Gainsborough English China, Pattern: S 245 N. Positive for lead at 39,600 +/- 900 ppm. This dish was “Non-Detect” (negative) for mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), and arsenic (As). Want to see a pretty lead-free dish set on Amazon? Click this link! * [*It’s an Amazon affiliate link & if you purchase something using one of […]

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