Dating aynsley china
These attracted much publicity in the national press, further encouraging shops to stock Paragon products.
Hugh Irving and his sons, Leslie and Guy, who had joined the business in 19, respectively, continued their association with the firm until it was taken over by Thomas C.
Strict regulations govern the warrant, which allows the grantee or his company to use the legend 'By Appointment' and display the relevant Royal Coat of Arms on products.
Collectors of Paragon will soon come across marks not included in previously published lists and many mistakes arise because of unrecorded subtle changes in the star mark between c1915 and c1933.A list of the Royal Warrants of Appointment granted is shown below.These may be followed in the Paragon backstamps from 1933 onwards.The granting of the Royal Warrant prompted the company to introduce the new 'coat of arms' backstamp(trademark) and to describe all their products as Royal Paragon china.Unfortunately, in so doing, Paragon fell foul of the authorities as Warrants of Appointment do not carry the right to use the word 'Royal' and the prefix was withdrawn.