Primary Embossing Abbreviation Table

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Primary EmbossingAbbreviationCountry
A.A.AAMexico
A.G.E.E.AGEEAustralia
A.G.M.AGMAustralia
A.T.& T.CO.ATTUnited States
A.U.AUUnited States
AM.INSULATOR CO.AMINSUnited States
AM.TEL.& TEL.CO.AMTELUnited States
ARMSTRONGARMUnited States
AYALAAYALAMexico
BBUnited States
B & OB&OUnited States
B.C.DRIPBCDCanada
B.E.L.CO.BELUnited States
B.F.G.CO.BFGUnited States
B.G.M.CO.BGMUnited States
B.T.C.BTCCanada
BARCLAYBARCUnited States
BEAL'SBEALSUnited States
BIRMINGHAMBIRMUnited States
BOSTON BOTTLE WORKSBOSUnited States
BROOKE'SBRKSUnited States
BROOKFIELDBFUnited States
BUZBYBUZBYUnited States
C.& P.TEL.CO.CPUnited States
C.C. DE NICARAGUACCDENNicaragua
C.C.G.CCGAustralia
C.D.& P.TEL.CO.CDPUnited States
C.E.L.CO.CELUnited States
C.E.W.CEWUnited States
C.G.I.CO.CGIUnited States
C.N.R.CNRCanada
C.P.R.CPRCanada
C.T.N.E.CTNESpain
CABLECABLEUnited States
CAL.ELEC.WORKSCALEWUnited States
CALIFORNIACALUnited States
CANADACANCanada
CANADIAN PACIFIC RY.CO.CANPCanada
CHAMBERSCHAMBUnited States
CHESTERCHESTUnited States
CHICAGO INSULATING CO.CHIUnited States
CIA COMERCIALCIACMexico
CIA TELEFONICACIATMexico
CIN COMCINCOMexico
CITY FIRE ALARMCITYUnited States
CLIMAXCLIMUnited States
COLUMBIACOLUnited States
COMBINATION SAFETYCOMBUnited States
CONVERSECONVUnited States
CRIMSACRIMMexico
CRISACRISAMexico
CRISOL TEXCOCOCRISOMexico
CRISTALERIAS DE CHILECRDECChile
CRISTALERIAS VIDRARTCRISTArgentina
CROWNCROWNUnited States
CUTTERCUTUnited States
CTCCTCMexico
D.T.CO.DTCanada
DERFDERFMexico
DERFLINGHERDERFLMexico
DIAMONDDIAMCanada
DIAMOND PDIAMPUnited States
DOMINIONDOMCanada
DRY SPOT INSULATORDRYUnited States
DUPONTDUPCanada
DUQUESNEDUQUnited States
DWIGHTDWICanada
E.C.& M.CO.ECMUnited States
E.D.R.EDRCanada
E.L.CO.ELUnited States
E.R.ERUnited States
E.R.W.ERWUnited States
E.S.A.ESASpain
E.S.B.CO.ESBUnited States
E.S.G.CO.ESGUnited States
E.S.S.CO.ESSUnited States
EIVEIVFrench
ELECTRICAL SUPPLY CO.ELECTUnited States
EMMINGER'SEMMINUnited States
ERICSSONERICMexico
F.F.C.C.N.DE M.FFCCNMexico
FALL RIVERFALLUnited States
FIDENZAFIDItaly
FISHERFISHUnited States
FLOYFLOYUnited States
FLUID INSULATORFLUIDUnited States
FOLEMBRAYFOLEMFrench
FOSTERFOSCanada
FT.W.E.CO.FTWEUnited States
G.E.CO.GEUnited States
G.N.R.GNRCanada
G.N.W.TEL.CO.GNWCanada
G.P.R.GPRCanada
G.T.P.TEL.CO.GTPCanada
GAYNERGAYUnited States
GOODGOODUnited States
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.GENELUnited States
GOULDGOULDUnited States
GREAT NORTHWESTERNGNORWCanada
GREELEYGREELUnited States
GREGORYGREGUnited States
H.B.R.HBRCanada
H.G.CO.HGUnited States
H.G.W.HGWUnited States
HAMILTONHAMCanada
HARLOEHARUnited States
HAWLEYHAWUnited States
HEMINGRAYHEMIUnited States
JEFFREY MFG.CO.JEFFUnited States
JOHNSON & WATSONJ&WUnited States
JUMBOJUMBOUnited States
KKUnited States
K.C.G.W.KCGWUnited States
KEELINGKEELUnited States
KERRKERRUnited States
KIMBLEKIMUnited States
KNAPPKNAPPUnited States
KNOWLESKNOWLUnited States
L'ELECTRO VERRELELECFrench
L.G.T.& CO.LGTUnited States
LAWRENCE GRAYLGRAYUnited States
LEFFERTSLEFFUnited States
LINEA DEL SUPOLINEAMexico
LEWISLEWISUnited States
LIQUID INSULATORLIQUnited States
LOCKELOCKEUnited States
LOWEXLOWEXUnited States
LYNCHBURGLYNCHUnited States
M.& E.CO.M&EUnited States
M.T.CO.MTCanada
MANHATTANMANUnited States
MAYDWELLMAYDUnited States
MCKEE & CO.MCKEEUnited States
MCLAUGHLINMCLUnited States
MCMICKINGMCMICCanada
MERSHONMERSHUnited States
MIN COM CUBAMINCOUnited States
MINE INSULATORMINEUnited States
MIVAMIVAItaly
MONTREALMONTCanada
MULFORD & BIDDLEM&BUnited States
N DE MNDEMMexico
N.E.G.M.CO.NEGMUnited States
N.W.& B.I.T.CO.NWBITCanada
N.Y.& E.R.R.NYERRUnited States
NATIONAL BATTERY CO.NBUnited States
NATIONAL INSULATOR CO.NATUnited States
NEW ENG.TEL.& TEL.CO.NETUnited States
NO EMBOSSINGNEUnited States
NO EMBOSSING - CANADANECANCanada
NO EMBOSSING - MEXICONEMEXMexico
NO NAMENNUnited States
NO NAME - CANADANNCANCanada
NO NAME - MEXICONNMEXMexico
O.V.G.CO.OVGUnited States
OAKMAN MFG.CO.OAKUnited States
OWENS ILLINOISOIUnited States
P & WP&WUnited States
P.F.C.PFCFrench
P.L.W.PLWUnited States
P.R.R.PRRUnited States
P.S.S.A.PSSAMexico
PAISLEYPAISUnited States
PAT APP FORPATAPUnited States
PAT'DPATDUnited States
PATENT - DEC. 19, 1871PTDECUnited States
PATENT - OTHERPTOTHUnited States
PETTINGELL ANDREWSPETANUnited States
PONYPONYUnited States
POSTALPOSTUnited States
PRISMPRISMUnited States
PYREXPYREXUnited States
R.Y T.RYTMexico
RMVRMVBrazil
RUIZRUIZMexico
S.A.F.N.V.SAFNVUruguay
S.B.T.& T.CO.SBTUnited States
S.F.SFUnited States
S.S.& CO.SSUnited States
SANTA ANASANTAUnited States
SEDIVERSEDFrench
SEILERSSEILUnited States
SO EX COSOEXUnited States
SO.MASS.TEL.CO.SOMAUnited States
SPAINSPAINSpain
ST.LOUIS MALLEABLESTLMUnited States
STANDARDSTANUnited States
STANDARD GLASS INSULATOR CO.STANGUnited States
STARSTARUnited States
STERLINGSTERLUnited States
SURGESURGEUnited States
T-H.THUnited States
T-H.E.CO.THEUnited States
T.C.R.TCRCanada
TEL.FED.MEX.TELFMMexico
TELECOMTELECColumbia
TELEGRAFICATELGAMexico
TELEGRAFOTELGOMexico
TELEGRAFOS NACIONALESTELNAMexico
THAMES GLASS WORKSTGWUnited States
TILLOTSON & CO.TILLUnited States
TWIGGSTWIGGUnited States
TWO PIECE TRANSPOSITIONTWOUnited States
U.S.L.USLUnited States
U.S.LIGHT & HEATING CO.USLHUnited States
U.S.TEL.CO.USTELUnited States
V.B.VBMexico
V.M.R.NAPOLIVMRItaly
VERLICA BELGIUMVERBEBelgium
VI-BOVI-BOColumbia
VIDRARTVIDRAArgentina
VTSVTSUnited States
W.E.MFG.CO.WEMFGUnited States
W.F.G.CO.WFGUnited States
W.G.M.CO.WGMUnited States
W.U.WUUnited States
WAREWAREUnited States
WESTINGHOUSEWESTUnited States
WHITALL TATUMWTUnited States
ZICMEZICMEColumbia

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