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This page focuses on the dated HLC markings used over the years.

The earliest dated mark I've found is from 1912, however, I wouldn't be surprised if a piece dated 1911 were to show up.

(both Warwick, saucer 1937) 5.00 B-594 demitasse & unmarked saucer - Tall Style (1, 1-) cup mint, saucer near mint (both Warwick, saucer 1937) (Sold) B-10571 demitasse - Tall Style (1) mint condition (no maker's mark, apparently Warwick) .00 B-10468 demitasse - Tall Style (1-) near mint condition (no maker's mark, apparently Warwick) .00 B-10571 saucer for tall style demi 5" (2 ) very light used condition (Shenango, 1927) .00 B-9889 saucer for tall style demi 5" (2-) moderate used condition (Shenango) .00 B-5488 cream pitcher 4 1/8" T (1-) near mint condition (Shenango - full color BS) 0.00 B-7882 cream pitcher 4 1/8" T (1) mint condition (Shenango, 1952) 0.00 B-1839 lid for tea pot (1-) very near mint condition 0.00 (or trade for coffee pot lid in same cond.) B-7744 chocolate pot 5 1/2" T (4) no wear, but small chips on spout, lid broken & glued (Shenango, 1937) .00 B-5340 bouillon cup 3 5/8" W (1-) near mint condition (no maker BS) .00 B-1648 sherbet 4" W (2 ) light used condition 0.00 B-330 bowl 5 1/8" (1-) near mint condition (Shenango, 1952) .00 B-5237 bowl 5 1/8" (1-) near mint condition (Shenango, 1960) .00 B-2122 bowl 5 1/8" (2-) moderate used condition (Shenango, 1952) .00 B-5582 ice cream shell 5 7/8" (3) light used condition / faint glaze star on back (Shenango, 1927) 0.00 B-4866 gravy boat 6 3/4" L (2 ) very light used condition 0.00 B-1386 bowl 6 1/4" (2 ) very light used condition (Warwick, 1942) .00 B-5369 oval bowl 6 1/4" (1) mint condition (Shenango - full color BS) .00 B-710 oval bowl 6 1/4" (1-) near mint condition (Shenango, 1927) .00 B-677 oval bowl 6 1/4" (1-) near mint condition (Scammell's) .00 B-463 hot food cover 6 1/4" (1-) near mint condition (Shenango, 1936) 0.00 B-1617 plate 6 3/8" (2-) moderate used condition (Shenango, 1955) .00 B-5497 compote 6 3/4" (1-) very light used condition (Shenango, 1957) 0.00 B-7449 compote 6 3/4" (2-) light wear, except moderate wear to inner gold ring (Shenango, 1957) 0.00 B-4944 compote 6 3/4" (4 ) nice looking, but faint crowsfoot near logo (Shenango, 1957) .00 B-5680 platter 8" (1-) near mint condition .00 B-1696 plate 8 1/8" (2 ) very light used condition (Shenango) .00 B-1608 soup plate 7 5/8" (2-) moderate used condition (Shenango, 1924) .00 B-4455 soup plate 8 1/2" (1-) very light used condition (Shenango, 1924) .00 B-1984 soup plate 8 1/2" (2-) gold nice, moderate utensil wear in well (Shenango, 1924) .00 B-133 platter 11 1/4" (2) light used condition (Shenango) .00 B-5261 platter 11 1/4" (2-) moderate used condition (Shenango) .00 B-822 celery trough 11 7/8" (2) light used condition (Scammell's) 0.00 B-702 serving platter 13 1/2" (1) mint condition (Shenango, 1927) 0.00 B-231 serving platter 13 1/2" (1-) near mint condition (Shenango, 1927) 0.00 B-1786 serving platter 15 3/8" (1-) near mint condition (Shenango) 0.00 B-1926 serving platter 15 3/8" (3) good used condition (Shenango) 0.00 B-4710 water pitcher, 1/2 gallon 7" T (2-) excellent, but gold trim on handle and waist stripe worn (Shenango) 00.00 (lighter strips seen in photo are reflectons) B-10199 demitasse set (cup, 4 near mint, but faint hairline in side / saucer, 2 very light used condition) (very scarce set!

Restaurant ware, also called hotel china, describes plates and bowls, cups and saucers, and smaller items such as creamers and monkey dishes made especially for use in restaurants.

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(gold B&O BS) .00 B-1746 oval bowl 6 1/4" (2) unused, mild gold wear (Syracuse, 1912-1919) (gold B&O BS) .00 B-1633 oval bowl 6 1/4" (3) light use / part of gold logo worn (1917) (gold B&O BS) .00 B-1874 soup plate 8 1/2" (3 ) black in rim decorations worn (Syracuse, 1921) (gold B&O BS) 0.00 B-1874 soup plate 8 1/2" (3 ) black in rim decorations worn (Syracuse, 1921) (gold B&O BS) 0.00 B-7053 soup plate 10" (4-) excellent, except for major crack (Syracuse) .00 B-1176 serving platter 13 1/2" (3) good used condition (gold B&O BS) (Syracuse, 1923) 0.00 B-5878 water pitcher, 1/2 gallon 6 1/2" T (3 ) good condition, gold worn on handle, age spots on rim (gold B&O BS, but no B&O logo - never had one) (Syracuse, 1920) incredibly scarce item 0.00 B-5188 butter pat (logo centered) 3 1/2" (2 ) moderate used condition (Shenango, 1956) 0.00 B-406 butter pat (logo centered) 3 3/8" (2-) moderate used condition .00 B-1699 cup & saucer (squat style) (cup 3 , saucer 2-) fair condition (Shenango) .00 BB-1450 cup & saucer (squat style) (cup 3 , saucer 2-) fair condition (Shenango) .00 BB-1577 cup & saucer (squat style) (cup 3, saucer 3 ) worn condition (Shenango) .00 B-5111 demitasse & saucer - Tall Style (both 1) very near mint (cup no BS / saucer Shenango, 1924) 5.00 B-606 demitasse & unmarked saucer - Tall Style (1) both mint cond.The following originally appeared on pages 10-13 of An Overview of Homer Laughlin Dinnerware ©2002, and is being posted on permission along with corrections and updates.The Homer Laughlin China Company has marked their wares with a wide variety of backstamps.