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Belleek Marks Second Black Period

 

 

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Belleek Marks.

Various marks have been used by Belleek over the years since the pottery was founded in 1857. During 1891 the 'McKinley Act' became law In America. The purpose of this act was to ensure that any goods imported into the United States had to specify their country of origin. To comply with this, Belleek modified their First Period Mark with the inclusion of a banner in the form of a ribbon with the wording 'Co Fermanagh Ireland'. Generally Black in colour, other variations of Belleeks' second mark have included Blue and Green. Compared to the first period there are relatively fewer variations to this mark.

Below....selection of various 'second marks' using alternative colours and designs. To navigate to a different period, please click on links le

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2nd Mark in black
2nd mark Belleek Ireland
Second Period Mark without banner. Used for smaller pieces, the wording 'Ireland' below the usual Belleek First Period Trademark
Impressed 2nd Black earthenware mark

2nd mark in blue

Robinson and Cleaver Retailer mark 2nd period
Robinson and Cleaver Retailer mark 2nd period
Two variations of special Belleek Retailer Robinson and Cleaver Marks The first mostly found on smaller pieces, The second immediately above usually found on larger crested and tea ware/decorative pieces. More Info.See Belleek Collector 27/3 page 11

RJ Stephens Retailer mark

Feeney and Co Retailers Mark

Tiffany New York Retailer Mark

Second Period Retailer Mark R J Stephens Ballyshannon Second Period Retailer Mark Feeney and Co
Buenos Airies
Second Period Retailer MarkTiffany & Co
New York

 

 

 

 

 

 
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