Ceramic Trade Marks - W
Initials Used as Trade Marks - W


North Staffordshire Pottery Marks


F Winkle & Co


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F Winkle & Co (Ltd)

Colonial Pottery, Whieldon Road, Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent


Formerly Winkle & Wood at the Pearl Pottery in Hanley. 


Description & date

The initials used as a printed or impressed mark, often with the name of the pattern.


"SURREY" is the pattern name.

"FENTON FAIENCE" is the type of ware - FENTON because of the location of the pottery works on the boarder of the two towns of Fenton and Stoke. FAIENCE after the popular European tin glazed earthenware.

The registration number 181003 was first registered in 1891, making it one of the first patterns registered by F Winkle.


1890-1910 several marks used the name in full.

'Ltd' was added after 1911


Printed mark, 1890-1925

Colonial Pottery was the name of the works.


Printed mark with the pattern name included.
The mark shown has 'Ltd' included in the name so is after 1911.

Sometimes the circular 'Whieldon Ware' circle is used as an impressed or printed mark without the name.

Printed mark used 1925-31

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