Tag Archives: antiques and collectibles

Tea Cup Tuesday – Queen Victoria 1887 – Oxford

So, this week another mug that sits on the picture window shelf in our lounge. This was a purchase from an antique shop or perhaps eBay. Made, with no markings to commemorate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887. When … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Peace Mug 1918

In view of the fact that we Commemorate Remembrance Day on Friday, I thought that I would share this delightful mug from the First World War with you. It sits on the picture window in our lounge and is the … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – A Commemorative Mystery -1934

Our house is a late Victorian one, set across three levels. Our lounge was orginally two rooms and at some point has been converted into one lengthy room of around 27 foot. The doorway of the first room has been … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Royal Commemoratives 1887

Hello & welcome to the latest addition to my regular series called Tea Cup Tuesdays. I was so glad that I stumbled across this meme a couple of months ago. It gives me chance to share my treasures and have … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Royal Commemoratives 1902

Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday. On Sunday night, as I sat down to watch the Antique Road show (broadcast by the BBC here in the UK), I was contemplating the next object for my Tea Cup Tuesday post. I have quite … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Another Commemorative!

I thought for this Tea Cup Tuesday I would post this one, although not a tea cup, it is fascinating and I hope people enjoy it. This mug would have been presented to members of the Parish. It bears the … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Royal Commemoratives 1897

A really delicate commemorative set produced for the Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897. There are sadly no marking to determine the maker. I like the picture of Queen Victoria on the cup, which I think shows how remarkable she … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Queen Victoria 1897

Welcome to the latest Tea Cup Tuesday post.  This week I have selected one of my favourites; a commemorative set from the Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897, so this was her Diamond Jubilee. I can’t recall where I bought … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Franco – British Exhibition 1908

I love to collect commemorative things. It really all started when we bought our late Victorian house and we wanted to decorate the house with some plates and alike from the Victorian age. We then spotted some plates and saucers … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Almost Snap!

Welcome to Teacup Tuesday! This little beauty is part of another set inherited from my Grandmother. The set comprises of cups, saucers and side plates. I don’t know if there was a teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug. Then about … Continue reading

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