Beswick Trademark Backstamps Early Beswick stamps, dating from the First World War onwards, simply have the words Beswick England in a circle or oval shape. These will often be imprinted in green. Moving on from this marking the oval shape was removed, and the words Beswick Ware Made within England were added.
Is Beswick the same as Royal Doulton?
In 1969 Beswick was sold to Doulton & Co. Ltd (Royal Doulton), and although animal figures continued to be produced, by 1989, the Beswick backstamp was dropped in favour of the Royal Doulton Royal Albert DA backstamp. In 2004 the Beswick name and product design rights were sold off.
Is Beswick valuable?
It is still highly sought after today and youll find pieces throughout many of our auctions. Following on from Beatrix Potter, Beswick began to manufacture a range of Disney characters, including Winnie the Pooh and Alice in Wonderland pieces.
Is Beswick a common surname?
The surname is common in the Manchester and Bolton area.
Are Beatrix Potter figurines worth anything?
A number of factors can make a Beatrix figurine rare. The first nine models with the earliest back-stamp are obvious candidates, but in fact, as they were made in such large numbers they have limited value. A first edition Peter Rabbit can be worth as little as £20.
What does the surname Beswick mean?
English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and East Yorkshire named Beswick. The second element is clearly Old English wic outlying (dairy) farm (see Wick).
Where does the surname Beswick come from?
Beswick is a surname, possibly derived from the town of Beswick, East Riding of Yorkshire and/or from the ancient village of Beswick, Greater Manchester. The surname is common in the Manchester and Bolton area.
How much is an original Beatrix Potter worth?
Beatrix Potter Net WorthNet Worth:$10 MillionDate of Birth:Jul 28, 1866 - Dec 22, 1943 (77 years old)Gender:FemaleProfession:Illustrator, Author, Writer, BotanistNationality:England
How much is the tale of Peter Rabbit worth?
Collector Value: £1.25 is a mid-point price for Peter Rabbit 50p coins marked as sold on eBay UK. The price range for a good condition circulated example of this 50p coin is between £1.14 and £1.74. Coin values based on 167 eBay sales selected from data collected 19/01/2021 19:53:59.
What happened Peter Rabbit 1?
The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a childrens book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter that follows mischievous and disobedient young Peter Rabbit as he gets into, and is chased around, the garden of Mr. McGregor. He escapes and returns home to his mother, who puts him to bed after offering him chamomile-tea.
Who killed Peter Rabbit?
Michael McGregor (better known as Mr. McGregor) is the main antagonist of the Peter Rabbit franchise and the arch-nemesis of Peter Rabbit. He is the main antagonist of three of Beatrix Potters childrens books.
Which Peter Rabbit 50p coins are rare?
There are actually various iterations of the Peter Rabbit 50p coin, and the scarcity varies wildly from version to version. By far the rarest example is the 2018 coin, with a mintage of 1,400,000, which puts it sixth on the Royal Mints top 10 rankings alongside the Flopsy Bunny 50p from the same year.