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I have some Homer Laughlin dishware, 4 saucer plates and one dinner plate. The saucer plates are dated January 1938. The dinner plate I'm guessing around the 20s. I got the dates through a code that is on the plates, but other than that I don't know anything else. Please help! I don't know anything about antique plates. Are they worth anything? Maybe a little history?
According to this article, the dishes are not worth much:
Homer Laughlin china is very popular but only certain patterns/pieces are very valuable. Fiesta ware being the most popular and the early/original pieces still sell well.
Here is a little history:
eBay and Replacements,LTD are the best places to find almost true value of china - what someone will actually pay. eBay has several thousand Homer Laughlin pieces listed and if you insert your pattern name, you may find some pieces for sale.
Replacements, LTD has a lot of pieces listed but the same here - insert your pattern name to see actual sale prices (if pieces are available). You can also go to their web site and ask questions.
Here is a pattern that looks similar to your photo but no pieces are available:
Currently not worth more than a couple of dollars for this pattern. But, the HL prices change every so often. I collect some, and am surprised at how the prices can fluctuate every 10 years or so.
I have platter with a reproduction of the Currier and Ives Niagara Falls suspension bridge print. It's in pink. It was made in the US by Homer Laughlin. I was wondering if it could be worth anything. There is no date on it.
A pink Currier and Ives Homer Laughlin First Steamboat is going for $23.00 on Etsy. https://www.ets er&ref=auto1