Dating english registry marks

dating english registry marks

How do you date an English registry Mark?

Here are some notes to help date any piece that bears an English registry mark. A diamond-shaped registry mark was used between 1842 and 1883. The information within the diamond changed after 1867. Mark “A” represents the mark used between 1842 and 1867; mark “B” represents the mark between 1868 and 1883.

What does the diamond-shaped English registry Mark mean?

The diamond-shaped English Registry mark, was used by the English patent office since 1842 to identify pieces of English pottery, porcelain, and other products. It is easy to tell when the ceramic was made.

When was a mark registered?

marks 1842-1867 marks 1868-1883 chronological list of year dates 1842-83 numbers 1884 - 1965 register of designs, 1839 - 1964 What is a Diamond Mark? During the period 1842-1883 the British Patent Office issued a diamond mark along with the registration number when a design was registered.

What are the registration diamond marks and dates on the underside?

A simple guide to understanding the basics of the registration diamond marks and dates on the underside of pottery. What is a Diamond Mark? How to understand the mark marks 1842-1867 marks 1868-1883 chronological list of year dates 1842-83 numbers 1884 - 1965 register of designs, 1839 - 1964 What is a Diamond Mark?

What does the date on a registry Mark mean?

Remember this date is just when the design was registered. An item with a registry mark or number could have been produced before (less likely as the design would not be protected), or after the date of the registry mark. The following two diamond shaped marks were used from 1842-1883:

How do you date a made in England item?

So, an item bearing the words – England – or another country, will have been produced on or after 1891. Similarly – Made In England – will date a piece to after 1921. Small hand-written marks tend to be Pre-1800’s. Design Registration Marks or Kite marks with – Rd – in the center were used between 1842 and 1883.

When was a mark registered?

marks 1842-1867 marks 1868-1883 chronological list of year dates 1842-83 numbers 1884 - 1965 register of designs, 1839 - 1964 What is a Diamond Mark? During the period 1842-1883 the British Patent Office issued a diamond mark along with the registration number when a design was registered.

What does the diamond-shaped English registry Mark mean?

The diamond-shaped English Registry mark, was used by the English patent office since 1842 to identify pieces of English pottery, porcelain, and other products. It is easy to tell when the ceramic was made.

What is a diamond mark number?

numbers 1884 - 1965 register of designs, 1839 - 1964 What is a Diamond Mark? During the period 1842-1883 the British Patent Office issued a diamond mark along with the registration number when a design was registered.

How can I find out the date of a diamond registration?

You can ignore the number at the bottom of the diamond - this tells us how many items were included in the registration, (sometimes known as bundles or packages). From the other numbers and letters we can work out the date of the registration.

When was a mark registered?

marks 1842-1867 marks 1868-1883 chronological list of year dates 1842-83 numbers 1884 - 1965 register of designs, 1839 - 1964 What is a Diamond Mark? During the period 1842-1883 the British Patent Office issued a diamond mark along with the registration number when a design was registered.

What is the date on this 1868-1883 Diamond registration mark?

At the bottom is the letter I, this is the month and the 1868-1883 chart shows that this is July. Then we have the number 7, this is the bundle or batch. So the date for this Diamond Registration Mark is 25th July 1881.

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