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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Great Find

I was cleaning our basement yesterday and putting things in their place when I suddenly find this collector's plate. It is a 28 years old plate. It says at the back print that it is the only edition of Father's Day commissioned for Fine China by Edwin Knowles.
I was so surprised to find it there because I thought that I removed all the stuff that was left there by the former owner. The former owner of this house left us a lot of stuff like the old gas stove, which still works. I think they have a kitchen down there before which explains why there is a cabinet and dishes.


  1. Hey Rose,
    Great plate. I love things that that. Never know what the value might be. Maybe you should check it out, just to be curious. Also, I need a favor. Can you please change my links. I am now at I had to change everything because of a hacker. What work that was. Thanks so much my friend. See you around soon! Have a wonderful day and don't stay to busy. We girls need a break every now and then.

  2. Wow! padala mo sa akin yan ipa values natin didn´t really read your post properly where that made...? if China na yayaman ka dyan Daj...hehehehe

    nagmamadali kasi gabi na back to normal na school work and my kids rexreational activities kaya ..alam mo na...kailangan ko silang ihatid sundo...

    have a good start of the week Rose...

  3. Hi Mommy Rose..

    Nasan na kayo ngayon? Hehe...obvious ba na di ako nakaka hop? You're back na in the US from Korea?

    Anyway, happy new year to you and yours....huli man daw at magaling...huli pa din.

    All the best in 2010.

    Mommy J

  4. How cool to find stuff like that. It is lovely.

  5. You are very lucky to find this plate. You probably could go on line ti find out about it, lucky lady. Hope you have a nice week.

  6. Wow, great find indeed bakla. Finders keepers, keep it and treasure it.

  7. memories that will never fade...

  8. Hi Rose, you have found a treasure in that should check into the history of it..

    Your two kids are precious..I am happy to meet you and your husband through blogging.. hugs, Baba

  9. Sounds like you could write a lot of posts on stuff you found. I like that old plate. It has a Saturday Evening Post kind of charm.

  10. Thanks for the visit!
    I think it's neat to find forgotten treasures like that.

  11. Whatta great find, indeed!
    Thanks for the visit and the comment, Rose:)

  12. you have some hidden treasures in your basement! cool find for RT.

  13. That is nice to keep, Rose. I love old plate

  14. wow matanda ng one year sa kin ang collector's plate nyo hehhe

  15. Wow naman 28 yrs old na pero maganda pa rin itsura. Lalong mataas ang value nyan pag nagtagal!

  16. Keep them. They're worth a fortune! Those are rare gems too! Thanks for coming. I love old stuff! I have few here myself. But that ones are real signatures.

  17. Amazing!! What a great find...I bet you're digging deeper into your hidey holes in your basement now, right?

    Mine's Here A sweet kitty...but sour puss under the Christmas tree with ruby colored, red need to scroll down on the post, just below my pencil sketch!

  18. wow great find, antique na ba tawag dyan...
    here's mine :
    ruby tuesday

  19. Wow, pretty plate indeed! Thanks for visiting mine.

  20. hi momi rose, that's one pretty and classic piece. I think classified na siya as an antique and could be quite valuable these days.


  21. No problem, Rose, you can post RED books next week! This plate may be very valuable... look it up in the china catalog. Happy Ruby Tuesday! Well done! :)

  22. Hi Rose, that surely is a pretty plate. Makes a nice find. I thought perhaps Norman Rockwell had done the painting buy it appears it is done by a Don Spaulding. Don't know him.
    I Googled ""Edwin Knowles" father's day plate" to see that and that eBay has one for sale.

    Happy RT! I told Joops that already! I am glad you got him to blogging. :-) I can't get Mrs. Jim interested, she'd rather play computer games.

  23. You have been very lucky with your treasure find.
    I usually love to go hunting for collectibles at markets and in our own attic.
    These days we have had a thorough lean out and now I'm reading to throw away anything.
    I will probably regret everything I've thrown away.
    From Felisol

  24. Hi Rose, how you doin'?
    For a moment seeing your profile pic, I thought I had popped into a Vogue magazine blog, ha ha.

    Yes, its always finding things we have forgotten or don't know about that brings out the smiles and good fortune.

    Have a great week, mabuhay, Lee.

  25. Very nice find! Maybe I should clean out my cellar. ;-)

  26. Now that is a wonderful surprise! Very sweet design.

  27. That must be a valuable plate, one that belongs to a family heirloom. The former owner of your house left you valuable things like that and the old stove that is still working. Things like them have great sentimental values. Thanks for the post. God bless you all always.


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