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  • Name of Tartan:
    Burberry (Original) (Corporate)
  • Alternative Name: Haymarket Check
  • ITI Number: 1239
  • Category: Corporate
  • Designer / Source: Burberry
  • Date: 1927
Burberry (Original) (Corporate)
  • Notes: The first use of the Burberry design was said to have been by an Italian luggage manufacturer (John Bain reported that this came from David Doig - a well known & very knowledgeable man from Scotch House in London.) It has become so much part of the Burberry image that it has been trademarked and can now be regarded as a Corporate tartan. The basic sett remains the same even with official Burberry colour changes. STS thread count slightly different K24, W24, K24, LT84, R8. Sindex notes give 1984 as the date???? The nore widely promuogated origin of the check was this: "The trademark check did not actually make an appearance until the 1920s and then it was simply as a lining to the trenchcoat. "
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