Dating goebel hummel marks
I discovered that Goebel produced many other lines of ceramics that were not Hummel. I found that it was part of a series called 'Neue Figuren Meissen', (‘Meissen style figurines’).
I have seen this same figurine many times on Ebay with the typical Goebel crown mark, either incised or painted, from several different years during the timeline they gave me. There are endless scenarios you could imagine that would explain its absence.The approximate age of an old Goebel product can be determined with the help of the engraved, stamped or by means of a decal affixed trademark.Attached is a list with the trademarks which have been used by our company since its foundation in the year 1871."I have never seen the matching girl in my travels, which I find odd. They also provided a chart of their company trademarks over the years, with corresponding dates.I remember the Hummel Figurines that were always on the shelf just out of my reach when I was a little kid running around grandma’s house.Now you may want to find out the age of the Hummel Figurine you remember so fondly.There is a Hummel Figurine out there for almost every occasion; starting from “A Flower For You” to “Zealous Xylophonist”.
Boys and girls doing everyday duties from picking apples to delivering letters.
After that, it sat in my china closet for a very long time.
However recently, the more I stared at it, the more I began to wonder if it were possible to determine its history.
Hi All This enquiry concerns a small (about 5 inches), very modest Goebel figurine of a boy digging in the garden. I purchased it from an elderly lady at a church bazaar many years ago (here in the US).
I have always been a random collector of ceramic items, bought only because they had a certain attraction.
I enjoy researching so I thought I would give it a go.