T - Plaques (Scene + People)

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Teals

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1956.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2no_flying_mallard_ducks.jpg (9479 bytes) The set of four comprises of Mallards, Teals, Pheasants and Wild Geese.
The Abbey, Haddington See - Haddington Abbey    

The Arrival

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1954  to 1962.

Variations with 'Ducks' or 'Box & Basket'

 

Rarity - Fairly Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With '3no Ducks'

Less common version with 'Box and Basket'

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Related to 'The Departure' and 'Midday Coach'. Also see 'Market Day' and 'Mayfair'

The Arrival (cont)

 

Interesting 8 inch copy of this plaque in white vitreous china

Photos supplied by James Collar

   
The Choir Chester Cathedral (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 11.5 x 7.5 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographs kindly supplied by Scott C

The plaque on the left and box was used by paintress Barbara Potts, Ken Potts wife who worked at the factory for 40 years. She used this plaque to copy off of for the other Choir pieces she was painting. Note that there is even spilled paint on the box lid from where she painted at her work station. She even marked the outside of the box as a "painting sample" with the initials BP.

The Choir Chester (Osborne Ivorex)

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaque. The Choir Chester Cathedral  11 1/2" x 7 1/2"  (Note - Notice the hanging cross up in the middle of the plaque. Osborne made two versions, one with cross, one without. Bossons version is without)

   
The Departure

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1954  to 1962.

 

Rarity - Fairly Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related to 'The Arrival' and 'Midday Coach'. Also see 'Market Day' and 'Mayfair' The_Departure.jpg (29867 bytes)

The Great Zimbabwe

8 inch Circular Plaque

 

Rarity - Extremely rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Great Zimbabwe, Southern Rhodesia

Photograph supplied by Dennis from Canada

 
The Guildhall Faversham (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 9 x 7 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bossons Ivorex "The Guildhall Faversham

 

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques. Dimensions  9 x 7 inches.

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

The Harbour, Newquay (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 9.5 x 6.5 inches.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bossons Ivorex, The Harbour, Newquay

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques. Dimensions  9 1/4  x 6 1/4 inches.

The Harvard House, Stratford on Avon (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 6 x 9.5 inches.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Home of Charles Dickens Gadshill Rochester (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 8.25 x 6 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques. 

The Home of Charles Dickens Gadshill  8 1/4" x 6"

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

The Home of the Independence USA (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992.

Rarity - Rare

   
The Narrow Loch Katrine

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1948  to 1954.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plaque shows a Scottish Loch Scene

Notice that the rock formations are different on the left side of this plaque when compared to the other two plaques. Also the colour scheme is different.

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

The Old Curiosity Shop (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced between 1981 and 1992. Dimensions 8.25 x 6 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This London shop still in existence immortalised by Charles Dickens in his novel.

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques. The Old Curiosity Shop London 5" x 4"  (Walter Davis design) and on the right The Old Curiosity Shop London  4 1/2" x 3 1/4"

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

The Old Smithy See 'Old Smithy'. Sometimes called 'Smithy Interior Scene'. Has 'The Old Smithy' written on the bottom of the plaque. Also see  the  'Village Smithy' 14 inch plaque.  
The Priors Gateway Canterbury Cathedral (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 6 x 7 3/4 inches.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

Plaque displayed in the original Bossons box.

 
The Roman Baths, Bath (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 11 x 7.5 inches.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques.

The Roman Baths, Bath  11" x 7 1/2"

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

The Rows, Chester

8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette. Produced 1950 to 1956.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The Rows, Chester (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 11.5 x 7.5 inches.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

SPECIAL EDITION - Bossons Ivorex 'The Rows Chester' edged in black with gold inlay with green baize on the backs. The plaque is heavier and more colourful (Possible limited edition, maybe for celebrations in Chester).

Also see "Chester Cathedral" which is edged in black. 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

(RL)

 
The Royal Pavilion, Brighton (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 9.25 x 6.25 inches.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques. The Royal Pavilion Brighton  9" x 6"

The Tollbooth, Edinburgh (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 7 x 9 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
The Twa Brigs, Ayr (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 9.5 x 6 inches.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques. The Twa Brigs O Ayr  9 1/2" x 6"

Thermometers See the 'Thermometers' section    

Tom Moore the Poets House, Bermuda

Produced at some time between 1950 and 1956

8 x 4 inch plaque

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

In a house that dates from 1652, Tom Moore's Tavern has a colourful past, thanks to the Irish poet for whom it's named. Tom Moore visited friends here frequently in 1804 and caused a scandal by writing odes to a local woman who was already married.  

Tony Weller (Ivorex)

2" x 4 3/4" figurine.

 

 

Rarity - The Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bossons Ivorex

Ivorex figurines include, Little Neil, Oliver Twist, Mr Micawber, Mr Pickwick, Tony Weller.

This the 'Osborne Ivorex' model that is very similar and was produced prior to 'Bossons Ivorex'. The colouring on the 'Bossons Ivorex model is brighter. (Photographs supplied by Scott C)

Tower Bridge, London (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex Plaque. Produced 1981  to 1992.

Dimensions 11.25 x 7.5 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Similar Osborne Ivorex plaques.

  Left - Tower Bridge London 4 1/2" x 3 1/4"

  Top R - Tower Bridge London 9 1/4" x 6 1/4"

  Bottom R - Tower Bridge London 11 1/2" x 7   1/2". (Photographs supplied by Scott C).

Tower of London (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 9.25 x 6.25  inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The similar Osborne Ivorex plaques.

Tower of London  11 1/2" x 7 1/2" (left)

 Tower of London  4 1/2" x 3 1/4" (right)

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

Trinidad

8 inch Circular Plaque. Produced approx 1959

 

 

Rarity - The Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At present there is only one known piece held by a collector in the USA.

Trinidad Plaque with the words "Steel Band Calypso" written over the top. Has three players over a map of the island. The reverse has the impressed stamp "Bossons England, Copyright reserved, 1959 Registered Design"

This was a Limited Production Plaque.

Trinidad

14 inch Circular Plaque.

Page 211 of 'Book 1' shows a 14 inch Trinidad Plaque which is identical to the same 8 inch Plaque shown above.

Is this a mistake in Book 1 and should it read 8 inch or has anybody ever seen the 14 inch Trinidad Plaque? 

14 inch Circular Plaque. Rarity - One of the Rarest if it exists? This was a Limited Production Plaque.  

Typical Irish Cottage

8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette. Produced 1950 to 1956.

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Typical Irish Farmhouse

8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette. Produced 1950 to 1956.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ