Brand name: IBCo<>
Company: Illinois Brick Company.
Years: 1900 - prior to 1938 (company active)
Type: Common brick
Description: Brand name is showing as "BCo<>" in recessed letters on the face. The letter "I" is truncated from the left side.
A complete print would show "IBCo<>". The letters are widely spaced and faint.
Imprinting by a roller not synched to the cutter created many truncated versions of the name and logo, such as "Co<>I", "o<>IB", "<>IBC", "IBCo".
This brick is smaller than standard size.
Comments: Illinois Brick Company was an agglomeration of 36 brickyards in 1900.
References: Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society, Illinois Brick Co.,
http://www.rpwrhs.org/w/index.php?title=Illinois_Brick_Company (accessed May 23, 2014).
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