I came across this patent while looking for Atkins’ trademarks. This was late in Elias’ patenting career, raising more questions than it answers. How or why does a saw magnate become involved with the manufacturing of soap? Future posts will showcase other renown inventors’ unexpected patents.
I’m either a little late for the 74th or early for the 75th anniversary of a good day for Disston, a day on which three of their saw logos became registered trademarks. The etching upon the goods then had legal protection, other saw manufacturers couldn’t use similar etches without risking legal action.
Here’s another of E. C. Atkins & Co.’s saw trademarks. I like that it mentioned a patent date, which turns out to be 204,369, Improvement in saws, assigned to E. C. Atkins & Co. The registration certificate is stamped “Best Available Copy” which is unfortunate. The text mentions the arbitrary word Dexter which is hard … Continue reading “Another E. C. Atkins trademark”
Here’s another saw manufacturer’s trademark from the heyday of hand saws. The trade mark has been continuously used and applied to said good in the business of said corporation since May 1st, 1924. The trade mark is applied or affixed to the goods by etching the same thereon. US Registration Certificate .