I wanted to know the meaning of a particular globally-used standardized symbol printed on the price tag of every led screen. Here is the symbol:

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    \$\begingroup\$ This means a guy named Larry Reynolds is trapped inside. \$\endgroup\$ Nov 25, 2012 at 12:11

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It is a quality mark, certification mark, introduced by an American organization called Underwriters Laboratories. UR is an abbreviation for UL Recognized. I know too little about it myself so I can only refer to a Wikipedia article on it: Recognized Component Mark

  • \$\begingroup\$ It may as well be a knockoff of UR mark. Like China Export CE mark is almost identical to European CE mark. \$\endgroup\$ Nov 25, 2012 at 13:24
  • \$\begingroup\$ I agree that the mark in the question is slightly different from the original one, which is at least 'interesting'. \$\endgroup\$
    – jippie
    Nov 25, 2012 at 13:33
  • \$\begingroup\$ @jippie: Thanks. Actually, I manually typed the letters as I was unable to find a bigger image of that logo. It's the same one which you have suggested here. \$\endgroup\$
    – xan
    Nov 25, 2012 at 14:01

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