Moorcroft Collectors Club (MCC)

A Moorcroft collectors club design 'Kingfisher' pattern vase Debbie SmithThe Moorcroft Collectors’ Club (MCC) was founded in 1987 and provides Moorcroft Collectors with information, newsletters, special offers, vouchers, discounts, the option of purchasing special editions, Annual MCC edition, & Star editions, and currently members have their own area on the Moorcroft web site.

Pictured right: A Moorcroft collectors club design ‘Kingfisher’ pattern vase by Debbie Smit. Sold for £360 at Bonhams, Chester, 2010. Image Copyright Bonhams.

The Moorcroft Collectors’ Club (MCC) special editions and in the past membership gifts are very popular and values of early pieces continue to rise.

Moorcroft Collectors Club Iris Jug

Pictured left: A Moorcroft Collectors Club ‘Iris’ design jug, designed by Rachel Bishop dated 1997 Of slender form, tubeline decorated with flowers reserved against an ivory to blue ground, impressed mark, marked M.C.C. numbered 408, 24.5cm high, together with a Collector’s Club ‘Morello’ design dish, dated 1995, of oval form, decorated with foliage and cherries, reserved against a deep purple ground, impressed mark, marked and numbered M.C.C. 454, 23cm long, 13cm wide. Sold for £200 at Bonhams, Chester, Nov 2011. Image Copyright Bonhams.

Moorcroft Collectors Club benefits include (please visit the Official Moorcroft web site for more details on Moorcroft Club membership):

  • A membership card entitling you to a 10% Club discount in the Moorcroft Heritage Visitor Centre, Stoke-on-Trent and at selected retailers.
  • 4 colour newsletter magazines each year.
  • A current Moorcroft giftware catalogue each spring and a lamp catalogue each autumn
  • A Moorcroft limited edition Appledorn pattern vase by Emma BossomsA £30 complimentary gift voucher to use on exclusive Club designs
  • Access to the Collectors’ Club online ‘Locked Room’ and special pottery designs and original designers’ watercolours
  • Invitations to Collectors’ events at the factory and at prestige locations nationwide
  • Advance notice of special Moorcroft promotions
  • Free of charge tours of our factory
  • The opportunity to purchase a piece of Moorcroft Pottery designed exclusively for Club members.
  • Apply to attend the annual Collectors Club Open Weekend each summer

Pictured right: A Moorcroft limited edition ‘Appledorn’ pattern vase, by Emma Bossoms Dated 2002. The trumpet form vase, tubeline decorated with flowering tendrils amidst foliage, picked out in purple and green glazes and reserved against a shaded grey ground; impressed mark, signature, m.c.c collectors club mark, numbered 33 of 50, 30cm high. Sold for £420 at Bonhams, Chester, 2011.

Moorcroft Star Items: Since January 1, 2001 the Moorcroft Collectors’ Club created the Star Membership award scheme, which rewards collectors who have been members of the MCC for three years or longer. Star pieces are offered to members who have been with the club for 3, 6, 9, 12 or 15 years. All star pieces are numbered editions.

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