Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere
Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere

Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere

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Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger / Cafetiere

The Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger is a rare and exquisite piece from one of England's most esteemed porcelain manufacturers. Made in England, this cafetière is celebrated for its exceptional quality and stands in excellent condition, free from chips, cracks, or crazing. Its design features the iconic Old Country Roses pattern, known for its vibrant florals and lavish gold accents, making it a distinctive choice for any collector.

🌹 Elegant Design: The coffee plunger is adorned with the timeless Old Country Roses pattern, which has charmed households since its introduction in 1962. This design features lush roses in vivid colours, complemented by gold trim, adding a touch of sophistication and classic style to your coffee ritual.

Quality Craftsmanship: Crafted from premium bone china, the plunger exemplifies durability and the fine craftsmanship expected of Royal Albert. It’s designed to offer beauty and functionality when making your daily coffee.

🎀 Pristine Condition: This coffee plunger has been meticulously cared for, preserving its functional and artistic integrity. It remains in superb condition, making it an excellent choice for those who value rare and vintage kitchenware.

Background on Coffee Plungers: The coffee plunger, also known as a French press, is a beloved method for brewing coffee that allows the coffee grounds to steep directly in hot water, producing a fuller flavour extraction. The device was first patented by Italian designer Attilio Calimani in 1929, and it has since become a staple in coffee culture worldwide, prized for its simple yet effective approach to brewing.

Suggested Uses:

  • Beverage Preparation: Perfect for brewing fresh coffee in a traditional and hands-on way, enhancing the flavours and experience of your morning routine.
  • Decorative Piece: This stunning item is perfect for displaying in a kitchen or dining room cabinet. It is especially appealing to collectors of fine china and Royal Albert enthusiasts.
  • Collectible Item: A valuable addition to any collection, particularly due to its rarity and historical significance in the world of Royal Albert designs.

Features:

  • Material: Fine bone china, gold plated frame
  • Origin: Made in England
  • Condition: No chips, cracks, crazing, or loss of trim
  • A rare find, adding to its collectible value
  • Note: the light reflection appears to be flaws - they are not flaws.

The Royal Albert Vintage Old Country Roses Coffee Plunger is not just a tool for brewing coffee—it's a piece of history that brings elegance and a regal touch to your coffee service. Whether used for its intended purpose or admired as part of a collection, it stands out as a testament to timeless design and quality.


Specification Detail
Weight 300g
Height - top of plunger
25cm
Width - from spount
11.5cm
Measurements
are approximate
Material Bone China
Colour Shades of pink, green and blue
Included
Plunger, frame and vessel
Care Instructions
Wash by hand

 

Vintage and Pre-loved

Our vintage and preloved items have a history of use, wear, or small defects that will not impact the joy of owning them. It is common to see tool marks, painting and gilding slips, internal and surface bubbles or spots created during the manufacturing processes used in the past. Manufacturing defects are not considered damage or noted in the description. The history and manufacturing of vintage items create the charm and appeal of exquisite treasures not in new pristine condition.

Vintage treasures are described and represented to the best of our knowledge, noting any chips, cracks, or crazing as outlined in the Condition Rating below. Photos will form part of the description to assist you in your decision-making process.

 

Condition Rating

New – new purchase, not previously owned. Currently in production, in the original packaging, purchased from the manufacturer through retail or third-party distribution.

New Discontinued – not in production, previously purchased or owned, in the original packaging, purchased from the manufacturer through retail or third-party distribution.

Unused, Never Used – in the original packaging, never washed or removed from packaging.

Excellent Condition – no visible usage marks, chips, scratches, cracks, loss of trim or discolouration to the pattern and may have been washed or displayed only.

Good Condition – some usage, minimal usage marks, no chips, cracks, loss of trim or discolouration to the pattern. Most vintage china is in this category.

Fair Condition – visible usage, some surface scratches, loss of trim, fading of pattern or colours or some stains.

Poor Condition – damaged, cracked, chipped, no trim. 

Shipping & Return

At House Journey, we strive to make your shopping experience as seamless as possible. We offer a flat shipping fee structure based on the weight of your items. Our shipping rates are as follows:

  • Shipping starts at just $12.99.
  • For heavier parcels, the maximum shipping cost will not exceed $29.99.
  • Shipping is available Australia Wide, including to Metro, Regional and Rural Areas.

Please note that these rates are applicable for standard-sized items only. 

Additional charges may apply for big and bulky items due to the special handling and transportation required.

Shipping Partners:

We proudly partner with Aramex and Australia Post to ensure your items are delivered safely and efficiently. The choice of carrier is determined by the size and weight of your items, as well as the delivery location.

Returns Policy

Change of Mind Returns:
We understand that sometimes you might change your mind about a purchase. If this happens, you are welcome to return your item within 30 days of receipt. However, there are a few conditions:

  • The item must be unopened and in its original packaging.
  • It is important that you repackage the item carefully to ensure it is returned to us in a resalable condition.
  • You will be responsible for the return shipping costs.
  • Generally, items from our Vintage, Collectables and Pre Loved Collection are sold 'As Is' and may not be returned.

Upon receiving and inspecting the returned item, we will process your refund. Please note that the original shipping fees are non-refundable and a deduction from your total refund may be made to cover our costs of receiving the returned item.

Inspection and Refund Process:
Once your return is received, our team will inspect the item to ensure it meets our return criteria. If approved, we will initiate a refund to your original method of payment. You will be notified via email once your refund has been processed.

Additional Information

  • Delivery times may vary depending on your location and the carrier.
  • For any queries regarding our shipping and returns policy, please contact our customer service team.
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