Posted by Cathy Grammer-Margolin (22.214.171.124) on December 24, 2000 at 23:07:36:
In Reply to: Backer includes "For Arthur Kaye Lousiville KY posted by J. G. Peet on December 23, 2000 at 20:17:10:
The Haviland Company backmark H& Co over L over France is in the period 1876-1889.
See also backmark page listed below.
The backmark "For Arthur Kay Louisville,KY" is a retailer backmark. Usually a large retailer was able
to have their Company mark put on the Haviland they ordered and sold.
There is a list of Haviland retailer backmarks, and Arthur Kaye of Louisville,KY
is a known backmark and retailer who sold Haviland.
So originally this set of Haviland was sold by Arthur Kay company in Kentucky.
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