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Several of these were adopted after 1882 by Doulton and remained in use for about twenty years. Occasionally found also between 19 along with B.7 but the later Holbein Wares were not always specifically marked. Other devices occur incorporating the name of the pattern. This mark, adapted from a similar Lambeth mark incorporating a device of four interlocking D's was introduced c. An adaptation of B.4 used on the Holbein Wares mainly between 18.By this time, of course, the lion and crown badge was in use so there need be no confusion.
On some patterns, particularly on china, the date has been written in special ink.These hand-painted wares were not reproduced in great quantities and some items bearing RA-numbers would probably never have been repeated.The dates below are when the books containing the designs recorded in each were purchased.This mark which differs from B.7 by the omission of the crown was in use between 19. The bottom part only of this mark is found on smaller wares up to the present day and by itself is not a useful indication of date.Differing from B.7 by the addition of the words MADE IN ENGLAND, this mark was commonly in use after 1932.