DID YOU KNOW ABOUT THE CASTLE ON THE BACK OF YOUR DINNERWARE ?
THE PFALTZGRAFF CASTLE IN GERMANY
which is what the logo on dinnerware is based
Was built at the beginning of the 14th century by Lewis the Babvrian for purpose of levying
tolls on the Rhein. The island fortress was only once conquered in the autumn of 1504, Landgrave
William of Hesse tricked and overcame the Spanish occupying forces with the help of a young girl, "little Elsa of Caub".
EARLY OVEN - pottery wheels , paddles , pottery press for making flower pots
Were stamped with the "Pfaltzgraff Stoneware co. LTD York
Crocks made by Pfaltzgraff are a delight to find . Marked with the keystone the 1920 -1930 's
The Keystone with a large P and York is from 1930 . The castle first was used early 1960's
SAMPLES OF EARLY PFALTZGRAFF CROCKS
started making dinnerware in the late 1940's . The longest
running pattern has
been HERITAGE designed by George Briad . This first was introduced in 4 colors , Bennington Brown ,Williamsburg Green ,Burnt Olive ,and York White .York White is what we refer to as HERITAGE .The longest running pattern and the best seller Yorktowne seem to have
been given a name that reflects the home town of YORK PA.