Beswick and Royal Albert Backstamps:
- Beatrix Potter in upper case type. Character’s name in Italic script, sometimes within quotation marks. Can occur with *copyright*in italic script.
- Beatrix Potter in upper case type. Character’s name in upper case type within quotation marks.
- Beatrix Potter and Character’s name in handwritten style script.
- Beatrix Potter in upper case type, Character’s name in Script From 1961.
- Beatrix Potter in upper case type, Character’s name in lower case type.Can occur with Beatrix Potter in slanted type – From 1971.
- Beatrix Potter in upper case type, Character’s name in upper case type – From 1971 – 1972
BP3 Beswick Brown Line – The words *Beswick* and *England* appear in brown either in a straight line or with *Beswick* atop *England* depending on the shape and size of the base –Issued 1973 – 1988
- BP3a line 1 – BEATRIX POTTER*S with apostrophe S
line 2 – Character Name within quotations
line 3 – F Warne & Co. Ltd.
line 4 – Copyright with no date
line 5 – BESWICK ENGLAND
Issued 1973 – 1974
- BP3b The same as BP3a apart from:
line 4 – © Copyright with date
Issued 1974 – 1985
- BP3c line 1 – BEATRIX POTTER with no S
line 2 – Character Name within quotations line
line 3 – © F. Warne & Co. (date)
line 4 – Licensed by Copyrights
line 5 – BESWICK ENGLAND
Issued 1985 – 1988
line 2 – Character’s Name within quotations
line 3 – © F Warne & Co. with date
Issued 1988 – 1989
BP5 Royal Albert Gold Crown – The Backstamp was now changed from Doulton/Beswick to Royal Albert. To mark this significant change the gold backstamp was once again used for just one year.
line 1 – The Royal Albert Crown in Gold
line 2 – ROYAL ALBERT (R)
line 3 – England
line 4 – Character Name
line 5 – Beatrix Potter
line 6 – © F. Warne & Co. 1948
line 7 – © 1989 ROYAL ALBERT LTD
Issued in 1989 only
- BP6a – Small Brown Crown – This was used on the figures that were of standard size. It was issued in 1989 and was used on 90 figurines. For small based figures there was a variation without the crown
- BP6b – Large Brown Crown – This was issued in 1993 and was used on ten figurines.
- BP8a – General Backstamp – Issued for a very short period of time in 1998, the brown script may turn out to be the rarest of the Beatrix Potter backstamps as it is only found on 2 figures.
- BP8b – 50th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter Figures at Beswick – Issued in 1997 for the 50th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter Figurine production at the John Beswick Studios on Longton in 1997.
- BP8c – Limited Edition Backstamp – This backstam is a modification of BP8a and it was designed for use on limited edition figurines.
- BP9a – 100th Anniversary of John Beswick Studios – This backstamp was issued in 1994 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the Beswick studios. It was only available on Jemima Puddle-Duck.
- BP9b – General Backstamp – This Gold Beswick Ware backstamp was used between 1997 and 1998 on small sized figures issued with gold accents
- BP9c – Limited Edition Backstamp – This is a modified BP9b and appears on large sized figurines which were issued by Lawleys between 1997 and 2000.
- BP9d – Peter Rabbit and Friends Limited Editions – This is also a modification of the BP9b backstamp and was used on limited edition figures with gold accents which were issued by Peter Rabbit and Friends,
- BP10a – General Backstamp Issue – This backstamp was used on 27 Figurines.
- BP10b – Beswick Black Arch – A modification was necessary as there was a restriction on the base of some figurines.
This backstamp was used on 14 figures.
- BP10c – Beswick Black Circle – This is also a modified version of BP10a because of base restriction and was used on 8 figures.
- BP10d – Peter Rabbit and Friends Limited Editions – This backstamp is a gold version of BP10a and was used on the limited edition figurine Sweet Peter Rabbit which was commissioned by Peter Rabbit and Friends.
- BP11a – General Backstamp Issue – This backstamp was used on 9 figurines. Satin Glaze was also used on another six figurines. These six also have the words ‘SATIN FINISH’ arranged in a circle on a paper sticker.
- BP11b Limited/ Special Edition Backstamp – This was used on the limited edition figures: