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Category 'Forest China'

This is not a real manufacturer mark, it merely represents a distributor (trade)mark. It is commonly found on items originating from various manufacturers, for example Jaeger & Co. (Marktredwitz, Bavaria) or Retsch & Co. (Wunsiedel, Bavaria). The so far identified original marks cover the date range between 1955 and 1978.

Marks

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Transparent stand-alone 'Forest China' mark (above the series name 'CAMEO') next to that of an original manufacturer, Retsch & Co. (Wunsiedel, Bavaria).
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Example of the Forest China ⇒cover-up mark version.

 


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