Most fine china is backstamped with the manufacturer's logo. could not mark some Fiesta items because of design considerations.
Undaunted they persevered, calling themselves, "The Ohio Valley Pottery" and "Laughlin Bros. They were now established as a quality producer in the market.
Furthermore, since the line has been in production since 1936, and taking into account the production hiatus, many people want to date the production of the item based on its marks.
The short answer to all of this is it depends on the piece.
The joint consist of two pieces and the company claimed very little wear.
The advantage of the Homer Laughlin's front wheel drive was the elimination of skidding.