This plate is part of the famous Doulton "The Professionals" Series that was introduced in 1909. The series was produced in 4 separate firings and was discontinued in 1974. This plate is from the third firing, circa 1948-1960 as indicated by the D6 number under the Doulton logo. This plate is titled "The Hunting Man", it is 10 1/4" in diameter, and is number D6282. It is a colorful plate and is in excellent condition. There are no cracks or chips. Note that there is crazing on both sides when the plate is angled to the light and there is a scratch on his right lapel. It is marked on the reverse as shown and the plate number is a hand-applied painted number. We are offering this plate at less than half the priced charged by a major matching service. There is no box. We are offering free shipping on this item for our U.S. clients. Price for international buyers varies by location. We will be adding more of these plates over the next several days to our new shop. Please e-mail any questions and check back often. We are only too happy to answer your questions.