McCoy Pottery Resources
The top resources for McCoy Pottery
Brush-McCoy Cookie Jars, No Such Thing!
Brush-McCoy Cookie Jars -- there is no such thing! Although Brush and McCoy were one company for a few years, they went their own ways in 1925.
McCoy Pottery History
The McCoy Company history.
McCoy Pottery Marks
An index of McCoy Pottery marks.
McCoy Pottery never patented their designs, which today has opened a floodgate of copycats and fake-makers! The popular company's name is also used to sell auction items, not everything is a McCoy piece. Although it would be hard to prove to sellers.
Reproductions: The Story Behind the New McCoy
Reproductions -- what other word can cause more anxiety in the hearts of collectors. New collectors are usually the ones that are deceived by the new-old jars. But some reproductions are so good that they can fool even the longtime collector. How do you protect yourself? Easy, E-D-U-C-A-T-I-O-N! Read everything you can, browse auctions, ask questions, measure and don't pay big bucks if you are unsure.
Swank by McCoy
Find out more about the advertising pieces made by McCoy for Swank.
The Real McCoys
Is it the authentic McCoy or is it a reproduction? Find out if the jar was really made by McCoy.
The Real McCoys: Is it Authentic or is it a Fake?
McCoy and Cookie Jars go together and because they do, many unscrupulous sellers try to take advantage of collectors. This is especially prevalent through Internet sales when buyers think they are bidding or purchasing an authentic jar from the real McCoy company.