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French China, China Pattern 242-B China Replacement

French China Company, Replacement China in the 242-b china pattern, Made in the USA.

Patterns included table and toilet ware in white granite and semi-porcelain bodies. Included are 'Greek', 'Kenneth', 'Tiger', 'Pluto', 'Cupid' and 'Lygia'. Backstamps include 'La Francaise, Semi Vitreous' over a Fleur de Lyse, La Francais Martha Washington, F.C. Co. China, F.C. Co. Martha Washington, F. C. Co. Victoria and La Francaise Porcelain.

Began in East Liverpool, Ohio in 1898. It was called Klyndyke because of its great distance from the center of town. Moved to Sebring, Ohio on West California Ave, 1901. The Sebring's stated that they moved in order to expand and because they 'were not content to follow the antiquated methods of a past generation'. Became the 'World's Largest Producers of Premium China". Employed 150 people by 1905. Controlled by Oliver Sebring in 1916, and incorporated as the Sebring Manufacturing Corporation, along with Saxon China Company and Strong Manufacturing Company, all controlled by one management, but maintaining individuality. Later owned by E.H. Sebring and Vern Oliver. The companies joined the American Chinaware Corporation in 1929. Ruined by the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Stopped production in 1932. Home of the first decalcomania machine, causing the decal girls to go on strike. Manufactured table and toilet wares in white granite and semi-porcelain bodies and special novelties. Eventually sold to the Strong Mfg. Co. for use as a warehouse.

french china 242-b covered vegetable  Pattern 242-B by French China
  Description: Pink rose floral, gold trim
  Status: Discontinued:
  Condition: Used; good
french china company backstamp
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