Please contact me if you have any questions. Any light or white patches are from the flash not any wear to the pattern or finish. The item "Lovely Set of 12 Hutschenreuther Cobalt Blue and Gold Service Plates" is in sale since Friday, March 20, 2020.This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Hutschenreuther/ Tirschenreuth". The seller is "caravell" and is located in San Francisco, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.