Three Super Rare Calendar Plates "1893 Chesapeake Porcelain Tile Calendar Plate / Trivet" with Calendar Plates 1894 & 1895 Included !!!

Three Super Rare Calendar Plates.

The Backmarked "1893 Chesapeake Porcelain Tile Calendar Plate / Trivet" with 2 more Wall Hanging Calendar Plates dated 1894 & 1895 Included !!!

Printed Description on Reverse of 1893 Calendar Plates Says it All :

" 1893 CHESAPEAKE Porcelain tile Calendar " (Pierced for hanging) Worth more than it's cost for a stand for a Teapot, Water Pitcher, or Flower Vase, When 1893 has Ended.

* The Seasons * Spring begins March 20, 4-08 AM.Eastern Time. Summer June 21, 12-04 AM., Autumn Sept. 22, 2-15 PM. Winter Dec. 22,8-15AM.

*Eclipses for 1893 * April 15, a total eclipse of the Sun visible in Southern Europe Africa, and South America. Oct. 9 and annular eclipse of the Sun visible in Southern and Western States, in Central America, and on Pacific Ocean.

* Church Days * Epiphany Jan'y.6, Ash Wednesday Feb'y.15 Palm Sunday Mch. 26.Good Friday Mch.31. Easter April 2 Whit Sunday (pentecost) May 21. Trinity Sunday May 28th. Advent Sunday Dec.3d. Christmas Dec. 25. The Jewish Year 5654 Begins at SUNSET Sept. 10.

* Rates of Postage * Letters 2 cents per ounce, Circulars Books &c. 1 Cent for Two Ounces. News Papers 1 cent for 4 ounces.Mdse 1 cent per ounce.

* H.B. & Co. * _________________________________________________________________________

All three Calendar Plates have the factory Original 2 pre-drilled Holes in the Back Rims for hanging them onto the walls with strings.

1893 Chesapeake Porcelain Tile Calendar Plate is 6 1/2 inches in diameter and Weighs 9.7 Ounces.

1894 Calendar Plate is 8 inches in Diameter and Weighs 14.2 Ounces.

1895 Calendar Plate is 8 inches in Diameter and Weighs 11.8 Ounces.

Notice the 2 later plates get lighter in construction each year.

Conditions : No Chips or Hairline Cracks on Any of the three. Normal wear on gold trim & fine glazing crackle on all three.

Historical Notes :

"Calendar Plates" were very popular in the United States from 1906 to 1929. This Set Predates the Golden Age and is Quite Rare. Price Reference: The Last known "1893 Chesapeake Calendar Plate/Trivet" Sold for $265.00 alone.

(My American Pottery Books Refers to any H.B. Co as English Made) Possibly one of the following English Makers considering our 3 years :

H B Hawley Bros Yorkshire c.1868-1903

H B Hines Bros Fenton c.1886-1907

H & B Harrap & Burgess Hanley c.1894-1903

Item ID: 2964

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