[Mccoypottery-talk] Intro and Question

bryan johnson bryanjjohnson@yahoo.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2001 10:14:39 -0800 (PST)

actually, they're not illegal and not really phoney. 
when the mccoy factory burnt down, they sold whatever
they could to whoever would buy--many molds were sold
to robinson ransbottom pottery company (rrpco) and
were used "as is".  

the circle and quill jardinaires with either 
brush/mccoy/nm/nmmcoy/usa/rrpco/robinson ransbottom
roseville, ohio on the bottom is a good example of a
popular mold that was used continuously for almost 50
years by two different companies.  

although they can't really be classified as 'fakes',
it's best to know who made them, as prices vary

(who's just about ready for his annual trek to

--- McQuita@aol.com wrote:
> Pat, cookie jars were made after the Brush-McCoy era
> so they're either Brush or McCoy.  If it's marked
> brush mccoy, it's a reproduction of another jar or a
> re-make of another jar possibly not even brush or
> mccoy. some rrpco jars, for example, have been
> remade and marked brush mccoy.  they're phonies,
> unreal, illegal, etc.  Chiquita


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