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Post Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2006 12:25 am 
 

deimos3428 wrote:This is useful info taken in context.  However, the Holmes third print was printed in May 1978.

I confused editions with printings.  I should have said, 3rd Edition.  The copy of Holmes in my hand has a December 1979 date on it, making it one of the last printings of the third edition.  The other copy is in fact a second printing from January 1978.  That printing has "TM Reg. App. For" beneath the title on both the front cover and the title page.

So, when did the Holmes' Basic Rulebook get its registered trademark symbol?



  


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:07 am 
 

Traveller wrote:
deimos3428 wrote:This is useful info taken in context.  However, the Holmes third print was printed in May 1978.

I confused editions with printings.  I should have said, 3rd Edition.  The copy of Holmes in my hand has a December 1979 date on it, making it one of the last printings of the third edition.  The other copy is in fact a second printing from January 1978.  That printing has "TM Reg. App. For" beneath the title on both the front cover and the title page.

So, when did the Holmes' Basic Rulebook get its registered trademark symbol?

The change happened between the 2nd printing (01/78 ) and 3rd printing (05/78 ).  This is consistent with the date of 03/78 for the OD&D booklets.

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2006 4:05 am 
 

deimos3428 wrote:
Traveller wrote:
deimos3428 wrote:This is useful info taken in context.  However, the Holmes third print was printed in May 1978.

I confused editions with printings.  I should have said, 3rd Edition.  The copy of Holmes in my hand has a December 1979 date on it, making it one of the last printings of the third edition.  The other copy is in fact a second printing from January 1978.  That printing has "TM Reg. App. For" beneath the title on both the front cover and the title page.

So, when did the Holmes' Basic Rulebook get its registered trademark symbol?

The change happened between the 2nd printing ( 01/78 ) and 3rd printing ( 05/78 ).  This is consistent with the date of 03/78 for the OD&D booklets.


From the Judges Guild ad found in Dragon 12 (Feb 1978-course Feb 1st was the mailing date): Dungeons & Dragons has 'TM' and 'Reg. Appl. For'

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