Beswick Pottery

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Looking for an interesting new hobby? Have you considered collecting Beswick Pottery or Royal Doulton Toby Jugs? Highly collectable items of Beswick Pottery are in popular demand and there are numerous people around the country who find the porcelain extremely appealing. Begin a new collection and it can be extremely exciting as you add to your porcelain figurines over a period of time. Collectors often specialise in a diverse range of Beswick Pottery, some will prefer Beatrix Potter figures, whilst others will favour cartoon characters or Royal Doulton Toby Jugs.

If you are looking for a fun pastime that can provide you with plenty of pleasure, Beswick Pottery is a perfect place to start.

Where did it all begin?

Back in 1892 with a pottery maker called James Wright Beswick. Originally he produced tableware and ornaments, then after his death in 1921 the company continued to expand producing porcelain figurines, farm animals and a wealth of other collectables under the name of Beswick Pottery.

In fact, over the years Beswick Pottery has diversified greatly producing Beatrix Potter figures in the 1940s to Disney characters throughout the 1950s. As you can imagine, Beswick Pottery of this nature is highly collectable, with high prices being paid for the rarest of pieces.

The manufacturers of Royal Doulton Toby Jugs bought Beswick back in 1969 and continued production until 2002 when they ceased to make Beswick Pottery. Thankfully another company bought the Beswick brand name in 2005 and today you can buy new ornaments from the range.

Where can you purchase Beswick Pottery?

New pieces from the Beswick Pottery collection are available online, through suppliers of leading pottery brands. They also stock antique Royal Doulton Toby Jugs along with highly collectable items from a great range of prime pottery manufacturers.

Whether you are a seasoned collector of Beswick Pottery or are just beginning to start a new collection, youll find interesting and charming ornaments, tableware, vases and jugs through specialists that stock a variety of pottery items. Other places to find vintage Beswick Pottery are car boot sales, flea markets and antique fairs.

Looking for a new hobby? Start collecting Beswick pottery. Youll feel such a sense of achievement when you track down an elusive piece of pottery thats took you a while to find.