Catalogue description Board of Trade: Patents, Designs and Trade Marks Office and successors: Patents and Designs Act, 1907 and Registered Designs Act, 1949 Design Representations

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Reference: BT 52
Title: Board of Trade: Patents, Designs and Trade Marks Office and successors: Patents and Designs Act, 1907 and Registered Designs Act, 1949 Design Representations
Description:

Design representations submitted under the Patents and Designs Act, 1907 and Registered Designs Act, 1949 to the Patents, Designs and Trade Marks Office and its successors.

The representations are divided into two series of textile and non-textile. Textile designs registered at Manchester are also included.

Date: 1908-1991
Arrangement:

The records are arranged in the following way:

  • non-textile design representations within the design number range 518644-548919 registered in the years 1908-1909 are in BT 52/1-55
  • textiles classes 13, 14 and 15, ranges 1- 26041 and 1-11532, years 1908-1910 are in BT 52/56-165
  • non-textiles, range 548920-861679, years 1909-1950 are in BT 52/166-2454
  • textiles, range 11533-495183, years 1908-1964 are in BT 52/2455-7880
  • BT 52/7881 contains some individual representations missed from the other series
  • non-textiles, range 861680-935499, years 1950-1967 are in BT 52/7882-8162
  • textiles, range 495000-515454, years 1964-1989 are in BT 52/8163-8664
  • non-textiles, range 935500-2012308, years 1968-1991 are in BT 52/8665-9217
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Board of Trade, Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department, 1965-1970

Board of Trade, Patent Office and Industrial Property Department, 1919-1965

Board of Trade, Patents, Designs and Trade Marks Office, 1852-1923

Department of Trade and Industry, Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department, 1970-1974

Department of Trade and Industry, Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department, 1983-1989

Department of Trade, Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department, 1974-1983

Physical description: 9217 artefacts and volumes
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Selection and destruction information: All designs registers and representations have been selected for preservation.
Administrative / biographical background:

From 1909 duplicate sets of textile design representations were maintained, one set in Manchester and the other in London.

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