The marking is invariably produced by die stamping, which is an inherent part of the manufacturing process, and backmarks produced in this way continue to be used to the present day.
The list that follows identifies British manufacturers and the backmarks they used from the earliest ones recorded until about the middle of the twentieth century.
With all due respect to some of our revered and beloved famous New England travel attractions, sometimes we need to take a vacation break from the ordinary and seek out something entirely delightfully offbeat, strange, weird or unique.
New England has its share of unconventional and often eccentric travel attractions.
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