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    Rchard Williams

    Peter Crew and I are attempting to categorise 300 years of cooking pot manufacture, hoping to find some way of dating individual pots.  Peter is concentrating on shape and nomenclature, I am analysing composition and microstructure at Warwick University.  Key questions at the moment are the relative dating of pots labelled either Dale Co or C.B.Dale and when foundries were able to make pots from compositions which were apparently of hypo eutectic rather than of eutectic composition.

    We would very much like to hear from anyone who has a collection of such pots, and could send through pictures, or anyone who could throw light on the above questions.

    Richard Williams

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