Dating zildgian cymbals

Image: 1960s stamp three dots circled The upper portion of the stamp goes through different changes over the years.Much discussion has centered on the presence/absence of "the three dots", as the way to tell a 50s cymbal from a 70s cymbal. But the presence/absence of the three dots doesn't provide the oft claimed distinction.If you think that is far fetched, then consider a purely English calligraphic device: Image: Premier Logo Try to imagine decoding that if you aren't familiar with the English alphabet.

This site is set up so that you can send (or post to a forum) a link to a particular photo and description. What you do is go to the Year by Year Timeline and click on the link to the picture you want.My reason for doing this one letter at a time is that I can refer to them by saying "the E of av Edis in the Ottoman section" and you should know I'm talking about that character which looks like O in this rendition. The other thing to notice is that this is a calligraphic device not strict linear text, and that is part of it being a design which pleases the eye.So some letters are stretched and not a straightforward representation.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.