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Try it out now by clicking on this direct link to the Hollow Ink Logo entry In order to identify the era of a trademark stamp you must look closely.
The general anatomy of the stamp is that there is an upper section which is stylized Ottoman text (often referred to as Arabic, or "the squiggly bits"), and a lower section in English.
Many thanks to all those who are (like me) passionate about cymbals and trying to piece together the history of these alluring metal disks.
The information really comes from all the people who have contributed to discussions over the years.
Image: Pre Trans Stamp (1930s) Ink Here is a PAPER THIN cymbal with with a 1930s die stamp on it.
As we shall see there are other 50s stamps with the three dots, which complicates any simple attempt to count presence/absence of the three dots as the only thing you need to know.
Stamps with the three dots include: 2 forms of the mid 50s Large Stamp, the 1954 Stamp, the 60s stamps, and the CO stamp (80s). Fortunately, there are other subtle changes which happen in the Ottoman portion and the English portion which can be an aid to establishing manufacturing era.
But they did have model and weight ink designations.
It's just that most older cymbals have had the ink removed by cleaning.
Their use in Ottoman is to change the pronunciation of that letter slightly. The English portion changes in detail over time, but some changes can be subtle changes of alignment and relative location. And there are also some stamps which say Made in Canada.