backstamp

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backstamp

(ˈbækˌstæmp)
n
a mark stamped on the back of an envelope by a post office to indicate the date and place of its arrival
vb (tr)
to mark with a backstamp
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He said plans were still being finalised but the company is expected to continue using the backstamps of both brands.
NEW YORK-As the feeling of patriotism waves through the country, some tabletop manufacturers are highlighting their American-made products, whether it be by using backstamps, point-of-purchase graphics on displays or making specific products to advertise the fact.
The more rare originals have gold backstamps. Not too long ago, a set of these were sold at auction in London for [euro]3,400.
This book is a wealth of information on patterns, backstamps and dating pieces.
For the pattern's 40th anniversary next year, Royal Doulton has created several new products with special backstamps that coordinate with the original pattern through the design theme of a ruby ribbon.
The reader who is extending his or hers collection will find great benefit in the three index arrangements or pattern names, numbers and backstamps are set out clearly.
While these pieces are genuine Limoges, their backstamps cannot indicate that they are hand-painted.
This includes a listing of all patterns produced by the firm between 1972 and 1999, a full shape guide to the pieces produced and 43 different backstamps used by the firm to identify its products, together with an approximate date of use for each.
Buyers should avoid sets that feature different backstamps - the final year set in 1991 was marked as such.
These are eight inches in diameter and have special Wedgwood backstamps. They were created using the works of the artist Chris Howells and they were limited to only 55 firing days.
I have Mrs Rabbit with her umbrella out and many of the rare ones with the gold backstamps. I also have 200 teddy bears including original Paddingtons.