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 to read above the horse in the image. It also mentions that, “This trade-mark has been in continuous use since about the month of May 1878.”
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