CD 205 - Mold 2
* piece has gold paint on lettering; piece courtesy Steve Blair
Features: Lettering is strong and even with triangular edges. On front, some letters slant slightly to the left; C is similar to G. On reverse, NO. 53 is weaker with rounded edges; MADE is small and U.S.A. is widely spaced; lower curve of S is larger. Mold number is uniquely shaped with a wide base extending to the right (see original Gayner piece below). This mold was retooled to change the style number, CD 205 Mold 2.1.
Mold Number Location: On reverse below the period following NO.
Detail of reverse lettering on original Gayner CD 205 Mold 2,
showing the unique shape of the mold number retained on Lynchburg mold.