A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from December 14, 2016
“What’s the best present for a musician?"/"A broken drum. You can’t beat it.”

Entry in progress—B.P.

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What is the best Christmas present a musician could ever receive?  “A broken drum.  You can’t beat it!” #TerribleJokeTuesday
9:02 AM - 13 Dec 2016

(Trademark)
Word Mark BROKEN DRUM CAN’T BE BEAT
Goods and Services (CANCELLED) IC 031. US 046. G & S: FRESH VEGETABLES; NAMELY, LETTUCE. FIRST USE: 19310901. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19310901
Mark Drawing Code (3) DESIGN PLUS WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS
Design Search Code 22.01.04 - Cymbals; Drums (musical instrument); Gongs; Tambourines; Triangles, musical instrument; Xylophone
Serial Number 71323671
Filing Date February 1, 1932
Current Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Registration Number 0297603
Registration Date September 20, 1932
Owner (REGISTRANT) NUTTING, K. R. DBA K.R. NUTTING CO. INDIVIDUAL UNITED STATES RAILROAD YARDS SALINAS CALIFORNIA
(LAST LISTED OWNER) MILLS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY CORPORATION ASSIGNEE OF CALIFORNIA P.O. BOX 3070 SALINAS CALIFORNIA 939123070
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record STEPHEN GRUBB
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 12C. SECT 15.
Renewal 3RD RENEWAL 19920818
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Cancellation Date June 23, 2009

(Trademark)
Word Mark BROKEN DRUM LETTUCE “CAN’T BE BEAT”
Goods and Services (CANCELLED) IC 031. US 001 046. G & S: Fresh vegetables. FIRST USE: 19961201. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19961201
Mark Drawing Code (3) DESIGN PLUS WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS
Design Search Code 22.01.04 - Cymbals; Drums (musical instrument); Gongs; Tambourines; Triangles, musical instrument; Xylophone
24.09.07 - Advertising, banners; Banners
26.03.02 - Ovals, plain single line; Plain single line ovals
26.03.17 - Concentric ovals; Concentric ovals and ovals within ovals; Ovals within ovals; Ovals, concentric
Serial Number 78189079
Filing Date November 26, 2002
Current Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition August 12, 2003
Registration Number 2779654
Registration Date November 4, 2003
Owner (REGISTRANT) MILLS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY CORPORATION CALIFORNIA P. O. Box 3070 Salinas CALIFORNIA 939123070
Attorney of Record Thomas A. Dirksen
Prior Registrations 0297603;0641836
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE “LETTUCE” APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Cancellation Date June 6, 2014

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