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Welcome to Time Was Antiques! Your home for quality antiques, collectibles, British Royal memorabilia, Shelley China and more, most with an British accent. Welcome. Cuppa tea,then?

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Warm the teapot by rinsing it with a little bit of boiling water; add the tea--one spoonful for each person plus 'one for the pot.'

A Shelley China Cabinet Collection

 Shelley China Teapots and Coffee Pots Also Wileman (3) 
 Shelley China, Wileman Teacups and Saucers, Teacup Trios (22) 
 Shelley China, Wileman, The Foley Dinnerware And Misc Dishes (19) 
 Shelley England Art Pottery and Decorative Pieces (4) 

Absolute Tea Table Essentials

 Biscuit Jar, Cracker Jar, Biscuit Barrel, Cookie Jar, Biscuit Tins (7) 
 Butter Pats, Butter Chips (17) 
 English Cups and Saucers, Teacup Trios, Not Grouped By Name (8) 
 Mugs For Tea and Coffee (30) 
 Napkin Rings - - Antique and Vintage (6) 
 Salt Dips, Open Salts Or Salt Dishes (22) 
 Sugar Tongs, Sugar Nips (5) 
 Tea Caddies, Tea Tins, Canisters (12) 
 Tea Caddy Spoons, Caddy Spoons, Tea Scoops (8) 
 Tea Cosies or Tea Cozies, Linens (4) 
 Tea Strainers, Drainers ,Tea Bag Caddies and Teapot Drip Catchers (31) 
 Tea Towels (5) 
 Teapots And Coffee Pots (17) 
 Toast Racks (3) 


 Antiques and Collectibles Reference Books (7) 
 Books - British Royal Family (16) 
 Books About England (5) 

China Porcelain Pottery

 Carlton Ware, Carlton (3) 
 Chelsea, Royal Chelsea, New Chelsea (3) 
 Chintz Patterns All Over Patterned China (2) 
 Clarice Cliff (4) 
 Coalport (3) 
 Colclough, Booths (2) 
 Cottageware, Cottage Ware (4) 
 Crown Staffordshire (2) 
 Cups and Saucers Without Partners - - Orphans (3) 
 Delft, Delfts Blue And White Delftware (3) 
 Dunoon China, England And Scotland (3) 
 England - Miscellaneous Manufacturers - - China Pottery and Porcelain (20) 
 European Ceramics Pottery Porcelain China (4) 
 Flow Blue (1) 
 Franciscan (2) 
 George Jones and Sons, Crescent China (6) 
 Homer Laughlin (2) 
 Ironstone (6) 
 Japan, Misc (2) 
 Jasperware or Jasper From Wedgwood, Adams and Others (28) 
 Johnson Brothers (3) 
 Lancaster & Sandland, England (3) 
 Limoges France (2) 
 Masons (15) 
 Meakin, Alfred (3) 
 Meakin, J and G (2) 
 Midwinter, later Midwinter Wedgwood (3) 
 Miniature Tea Cups and Saucers and Other Items (1) 
 Mottoware, Torquay Ware, Motto Ware, Devon Ware (16) 
 Noritake (2) 
 Paragon China (3) 
 Price Kensington - Price Brothers - Kensington (2) 
 Queen Anne (1) 
 Royal Albert China (7) 
 Royal Copenhagen (2) 
 Royal Crown Derby (2) 
 Royal Doulton, Doulton of Lambeth (10) 
 Royal Stafford China (2) 
 Royal Winton and Grimwades (8) 
 Royal Worcester, Worcester (20) 
 Souvenir China Including Crested China (28) 
 Spode, Copeland's Spode, Copelands (6) 
 Staffordshire (9) 
 Susie Cooper (4) 
 Sylvac, SylvaCeramics (2) 
 Transferware (38) 
 Wedgwood (46) 
 Windsor, Royal Windsor (2) 
 Wood and Sons (3) 

English Royal Commemoratives

 Edward VIII Uncrowned and Abdicated (5) 
 King George V and Queen Mary (1) 
 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (15) 
 Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson (3) 
 Prince Charles and Lady Diana, Princess Diana, Prince William And Harry (47) 
 Prince William and Catherine, Will And Kate, Prince George (7) 
 Princess Anne (1) 
 Princess Margaret (2) 
 Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip (39) 
 Queen Victoria (1) 

Furniture and Accessories

 Boxes - - Decorative (11) 
 Candle Holders (2) 
 Desk And Office Accessories (13) 
 Mirrors and Wall Decor (4) 


 Art Glass (8) 
 Elegant Glass, Early American Pattern, EAPG (3) 
 Fenton Glass Company (1) 
 Glass, Brilliant Cut, Crystal (18) 
 Glass, Milk Glass (5) 
 Glass, Pressed Glass (9) 
 Glass, Vintage and Retro (14) 

Holiday Related Items

 Christmas China and Tea Ware (9) 
 Christmas Decorations and Decorative Items (31) 
 Easter (1) 
 Mother's Day, Mothering Sunday, Father's Day (1) 

Kitchen Collectibles Kitchenalia

 Bone Dishes Crescent Shaped--Kitchen Collectibles (3) 
 Egg Cups, Egg Coddlers, Egg Separators--Kitchen Collectibles (37) 
 Kitchen Gadgets, Vintage (10) 
 Kitchen Utensils, Vintage (1) 
 Miscellaneous Kitchen Ceramics (4) 
 Pot Lids Victorian Pottery Container Lids (1) 
 Tin Items - Kitchenalia (14) 
 Toothpick Holders or Toothpicks (4) 
 Trivets Teapot Stands (1) 
 Woodenware, Treen, Kitchen Miscellaneous (1) 

Linens And Textiles

 Miscellaneous Vintage Linens (1) 
 Runners And Vintage Dressing Table Covers (1) 
 Tea Towels, Souvenir Tea Towels, Dish Towels, Hand Towels (5) 


 Advertising--Vintage Items With Advertising, Food Related (4) 
 Boxes And Tins (4) 
 Coins and Currency - Paper Money - World (1) 
 Coins and Currency - Coins - Commemorative (1) 
 Collectible Souvenir Spoons, Commemorative Spoons (10) 
 Collector Badges And Buttons, Pin Back Clutch Back (2) 
 Collector Plates (10) 
 Collector Plates - Bing and Grondahl - Royal Copenhagen (2) 
 Cruise Line Memorabilia Sailing (5) 
 Dickens Ware And Memorabilia (4) 
 Dolls Souvenir Foreign Costume (2) 
 Fairings, Victorian Carnival Prizes - Amusement Park (3) 
 Figurines - Misc Animals and Birds (2) 
 Horse Brasses, Pub Brasses, Souvenir Brasses (17) 
 Medals Royal Memorabilia and Historical (1) 
 Newspapers, Historical (1) 
 Olympic Memorabilia (1) 
 Political Memorabilia (3) 
 Postcards Artist Signed (7) 
 Postcards For Christmas (2) 
 Tea Cards, Cigarette Cards (2) 
 Travel Related - - Vintage Souvenirs (25) 

Metalware Other Than Silver

 Brass (7) 
 Cast Iron Items (2) 
 Copper (5) 
 Pewter (1) 
 Tin Items (11) 

Miscellaneous, Odds And Ends, Bits And Bobs

 Miscellaneous, Odds And Ends, Bits And Bobs (13) 
 Pocketwatches, Pocket Watch Keys, Pocket Watch Fobs, Watch Holders (1) 

Pets And Animal Related

 Animal Figurines, Miscellaneous (2) 
 Bears (1) 
 Birds (16) 
 Cats (1) 
 Deer, Stag, Buck (6) 
 Dogs (4) 
 Ducks And Geese (1) 
 Fish (2) 
 Giraffe (1) 
 Hedgehog (1) 
 Horses (13) 
 Lions, Tigers (3) 
 Rabbits, Bunnies (1) 
 Sheep, Lambs (1) 
 Squirrels (2) 


 Photograph Albums (1) 
 Photographs - Cabinet Card Photos (1) 


 Silver Plated Flatware (9) 
 Silver Plated Items For the Table or Hollow Ware (3) 
 Silver Plated Items Miscellaneous (17) 
 Silver Plated Souvenir Spoons (2) 
 Silver Sterling Flatware (2) 
 Silver Sterling Miscellaneous Items (6) 
 Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoons (7) 

Tobacciana and Brewerania, Alcohol Or Tobacco Related

 Brewerania, Drink Related Collectibles (2) 
 Tobacciana, Tobacco and Smoking Related (6) 

Toys, Games And Miniatures, Vintage And Antique

 Character Collectibles (3) 
 Children's Dishes (1) 
 Toys Playing Cards and Games Vintage (1) 

Vintage Clothing and Accessories

 Handkerchiefs, Hankies Vintage And Antique (6) 
 Hat Pins , Hat Pin Holders, Hatpin, Stick Pins (3) 
 Purses--Antique and Vintage (1) 
 Sweaters, Ponchos - Vintage (1) 
 Vanity Items (9) 
 Vintage Accessories (5) 

Vintage Hardware and Architectural Items

 Tiles, Antique and Vintage Pottery Tiles Ceramic (2) 

Vintage Sewing Collectibles

 Antique Lace Making Bobbins, Pillow Lace (5) 
 Buttons - Antique - Vintage (1) 
 Lace (2) 
 Thimbles (19) 
 Vintage Sewing , Sewing Related Tools And Accessories (4) 
 Vintage Sewing - Trims (4)
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Member of the Antique & Collectible Dealers Association

We have been featured in Southeastern Antiquing magazine and Tea Time magazine, our photos and descriptions in Schroeder's Antiques and Collectibles Guide and have been invited to be included in the upcoming invitation only Schroeder's Guide to Internet Antique and Collectible sites.

We are proud to advertise in Tea Time Magazine and The Tea House Times. These are fine publications dedicated to the art and accoutrements of taking tea. Yum!!!

We are members of the United States, English and Australian Shelley China Societies. We are also members Torquay Pottery Collectors Association and Transferware Collectors Society.

We are so happy you visited our webshop, Time Was Antiques! We keep an ever growing inventory of English antiques, uniques, tea related items and collectibles with a British accent. Please browse....We specialize in Shelley China and always have over 200 items of Shelley in stock.... If you have any questions or are looking for something in particular use the Ask A Question feature or Contact Us. We have over 6,000 items with only a portion being here on the webstore. We might have what you are looking for even if we haven't added it yet to our online inventory. Have fun and visit often!...We go to England every year for a month to find special treasures for Time Was Antiques and add items almost daily. Bookmark us and check back often!

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Time Was Antiques
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PO Box 2151
Sequim, WA 98382
United States

Updated Friday, September 22 2017
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