Dating antiques by patent number
The 'lozenge' mark used between 18 to certify the patent of the models registered by the UK Patent Office allows the identification of day, month and year of their registration.
Many researchers mistakenly think that all searching can be done electronically – and this is essentially true for U. Older patents do not have as many online search options because the patent pages were put into the USPTO database as scanned images.
The National Archives has representations for around 2,950,000 designs registered between 18.
Registration was not compulsory, so many designs will not be found in our records.
Where there were no specifications, the details of the grant recorded in the Patent Rolls were transcribed.Mott, TLM Star Gret Barkin Kenneth Begay Pakula Kultaseppa Salovaara Gucci Marcin Zaremski Art Smith Rozen Sten & Laine David Mandel [The Show Must Go On] Halbe Sweet Romance Edlee Mary De Marco Robert Gardner St.Labre Robyn Rush Cony/Victoria Chico's D'orlan, Dorlan Elsa Freund Mamselle de Passille- Sylvestre Donald Stannard This page is all about collecting and dating vintage costume jewelry.Unlike silver items, there is no date letter on silverplate allowing to recognize the date of its manufacture.For silverplate items the patent's date of registered models may be useful for an approximate dating.