McIntyre, Douglas W.
Title THE OFFICIAL GUIDE TO RAILROAD DINING CAR CHINA.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher Self-published [Lockport, NY]. No date. (1990).
Seller ID 50-0196
1st edition (printing). 204pp. small Folio. Dark maroon vinyl over boards with silver-lettered front cover & spine. Printed by the Walsworth Press Company. From the dustjacket flap: 'Inside you will find detailed information on over 600 North American railroad china patterns. Each pattern is illustrated with clear close-up photos [in b/w & color] of logos, borders, and backmarks and nearly 300 patterns are shown in full color. In addition to over 1, 300 photos to assist you in the identification process, each pattern is discussed in depth. You will gain valuable `pattern specific knowledge' concerning backmarks, manufacturers, usage, variations, common and scarce pieces and much more..In addition to dining car china, the Guide covers railroad station restaurant and eating house ware, china from street and electric railways, and select patterns from railroad connected ferry operations. There is also a section devoted to the ever growing number of reproduction and fantasy patterns.. Other features of the Guide include: Pricing information for every pattern. All patterns rated on a rarity scale. Information on china manufacturers and their date coding systems.' Fine (No defects)/ DJ (Fine).
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