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I'm a transplanted Brit -- a Londoner by birth -- having lived in the States for decades. For some reason I've chosen to remain a U.K. citizen. I'm not quite sure why, but perhaps will figure that out in my declining years!

I fell in love with Staffordshire transferware several years ago. That led to an interest and love of antique silver, linens, paintings, books ... you get the idea! I love finding something really special and particularly enjoy the research involved which means I am learning new things frequently.

Etsy continues to be a source of enjoyment, knowledge and, yes, camararderie! My only complaint is that an item 50 years old is termed "antique"; 20 years old is "vintage"! Not so to a Brit or European!

I hope you enjoy the items that I share with you in…

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  • Joined February 1, 2009

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About

I'm a transplanted Brit -- a Londoner by birth -- having lived in the States for decades. For some reason I've chosen to remain a U.K. citizen. I'm not quite sure why, but perhaps will figure that out in my declining years!

I fell in love with Staffordshire transferware several years ago. That led to an interest and love of antique silver, linens, paintings, books ... you get the idea! I love finding something really special and particularly enjoy the research involved which means I am learning new things frequently.

Etsy continues to be a source of enjoyment, knowledge and, yes, camararderie! My only complaint is that an item 50 years old is termed "antique"; 20 years old is "vintage"! Not so to a Brit or European!

I hope you enjoy the items that I share with you in my shop Port Republic!

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