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Johnson Brothers Rose Chintz Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

Johnson Brothers Rose Chintz China: 49,300 ppm Lead [almost 5%!], 87 ppm Antimony. Johnson Brothers is almost always high lead.

When tested with an XRF instrument this Johnson Brothers “Rose Chintz” dish (“A Genuine Hand Engraving”)  had the following readings: Each test was done for at least 60 seconds. If a metal is not listed it was not detected by the XRF. Decorative/Colored Food Surface of Plate: Lead (Pb): 48,200 +/- 1,300 ppm Cadmium (Cd): […]

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Bunnykins Fine Bone English China Lead Safe Mama 1

Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 61,800 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface.

What’s frankly, terrifying, about this bowl is how much paint has worn off of the decoration on the inside food surface. Take a good look at the image below (you can click on it for a full resolution image.) To see more Bunnykins sets I have tested, Click HERE. I have not yet tested a Bunnykins […]

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1988 Royal Doulton Bunnykins English Fine Bone China Lead Safe Mama 2

1988 Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 10,100 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface.

1988 Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 10,100 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface. [The 1988 back-mark is for pieces made between 1988 and 1993.] The amount of Lead that is considered illegal / unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher […]

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Grey Dawn Johnson Brothers English China Lead Safe Mama 2

Johnson Brothers English Greydawn Teacup & Saucer: 37,400+ ppm Lead [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids.]

When tested with an XRF instrument this Johnson Brothers “Greydawn” teacup & saucer had the following readings when tested with an XRF instrument: Lead (Pb): 37,400 +/- 800 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Negative / Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Negative / Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Negative / Non-Detect To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. To see more […]

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Johnson Brothers Fine China Plain White Scalloped Edges Lead Safe Mama 12

Johnson Brothers Fine English China White Plate With Scalloped Edges: 70,000+ ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Johnson Brothers “Fine English China” White Plate With Scalloped Edges was positive for Lead at greater than 70,000 ppm. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. To see more Johnson Brothers pieces I have tested, Click HERE. To see more vintage china I have tested, Click HERE. […]

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