Posts tagged “Made In Japan”

MAR
21
2015

Noritake

By mwilcox

Noritakeram

In 1910 the first china products from the Noritake company left Japan for the U.S. The first reported U.S. registry for a Noritake back stamp for importing is 1911. One of the first patterns to be produced was "Sedan". Noritake marks have been...

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AUG
25
2014

Japanese Silver Plated Cigarette Box

By mwilcox

Japsilverbox

Items with full country of origin marks such as “Made in Japan,” like this cigarette box, generally post date the early 1920s and are not yet considered "antiques." The “Japan” marking was required for importation into the United States after...

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MAY
21
2014

Mid-20th Century Japanese Ivory Chest Sets

By mwilcox

Chess1

Chess sets like this are quite modern as these things go, the marking “Made in Japan” generally date either just before World War II (1939) and the 1950s when trading relations resumed after the war. Most sets like this were made for the...

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