Welcome to the website of William R. & Teresa F. Kurau Historical Staffordshire & Collector Items. We have specialized in the sale and purchase of "Historical Staffordshire" since 1975. Along with Historical China, we also buy and sell Currier and Ives lithographs, Liverpool pitchers of American interest, War of 1812 jugs, Gaudy Dutch, Spatterware, Mocha, Anglo-American China , Political Americana and reference material. From time to time, interesting items in other categories may be found in our ever changing inventory. These might include autographs, relics of historical events or other fine Americana.
We currently have online auctions at www.ebay.com and they are easily found by going to seller search and entering : vette64 or just click here. We would be pleased to help you with the formation or dispersal of your collection and look forward to hearing from you. We guarantee all we sell in writing and you are welcome to look at all the "positive feedbacks" we have received while selling on eBay for over 20 years.
To see us in person visit our show calendar section for recent and upcoming antiques shows we exhibit in.
The Launch of Historical Staffordshire & Collectors Items Online # 1
Those customers of ours for many decades will well remember our "for sale" print catalogs that were published by our late husband and father Bill Kurau Jr.. The first issue was published around 1974 and the last "Historical Staffordshire & Collectors Items # 23 was done back in the mid 1990's. We are happy to announce that we will be continuing that tradition utilizing a digital format some 45 years after the first issue! We are pleased to open to the general public "Historical Staffordshire & Collectors Items Online # 1 featuring over 150 items from the late Ellen & Calman J. "Buddy" Zamoiski Jr. Collection.