[Printed trade card for Folkard & Son (G. E. Mann), Jewellers, 355 Oxford Street, London, illustrated with 'The Connoisseur Chart of China Marks' and featuring a poem on 'Birth Stones'.]

Folkard & Son (G. E. Mann), jewellers, Oxford Street, London [trade cards]
Printed trade card for Folkard & Son
Publication details: 
Undated [early twentieth century]. Folkard & Son, London.
SKU: 10202

12mo, 2 pp. Printed on thin card. Fair: aged and worn. The front of the card gives contact details, including phone number, for the firm, which is stated to have been 'Est[ablishe]d. in the Reign of King George III, 1814'. Its goods are listed as 'Jewellery, Gold and Silver Boxes, Diamonds, Pearls, Emeralds, etc. Antique and Modern Silver, Sheffield Plate, Old Cut Glass, Baxter and Le Blond Prints', 'Old Glass Paper Weights, Antique China, Tea, Dinner and Desert Services, Antique Furniture, Old Silk Needlework, Samplers, etc., purchased for cash.' Beneath this is a series of twelve monthly four-line stanzas on 'Birth Stones'. On the reverse is 'The Connoisseur Chart of China Marks', giving 24 marks, from 'Bristol' to 'Sevres'.