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Not seen this Burgess lid before

Posted By civet cat 1/4/2017 11:10:18 PM
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I saw this lid in a local museum yesterday,I have not seen this type before,anyone else ?

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 Posted 1/4/2017 11:19:22 PM
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They are known Jerome, a very late post 1936 lid as it states 'By Appointment to the late George V'



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 Posted 1/5/2017 12:05:39 PM
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Never seen a flanged version like that, although the print looks slipped to me, could be someone has put the transfer on a plain potlid as an experiment, using a transfer.

I am probably wrong



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 Posted 1/5/2017 4:41:48 PM
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That's what I meant to say that it has a flange:)

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 Posted 1/5/2017 4:42:09 PM
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That's what I meant to say that it has a flange:)

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 Posted 1/5/2017 9:46:26 PM
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Not seen a flanged one and have dug lots of thirties Burgesses. Probably a relative rarity. :)

* Wanted: James Lewis miniature blue Hamilton and any Billericay bottles and any round pub flasks. Please pm me if you have any or know of any for sale. I may have good lids/bottles for swaps or your best cash price paid *Always looking for new dig sites in the South East*



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 Posted 1/10/2017 9:18:12 PM
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These are rarer than most people realize. It is thought these were used during the reign of George VI possibly up to the outbreak of World WarII. They always seem to be dug from late 30s tips and seem to survive well maybe because they have not been buried for so long. The glaze does not seem to craze like earlier glazes. The lid is always flat topped with the overhanging rim and fairly shallow straight sided flange. I have never seen any variations, but never say never.
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I have seen and handled these "By appointment to the late King George V" flanged Burgess lids, harder to find than the straight sided version.

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