C&P Serial nos. and name on casting

I have a C&P 8x12(OS), which I was able to date from the serial number in the usual place on the platen. I also found the same serial number stamped into the axle for the large cog wheel/platen - is this a usual practice?
I also have another different feature- instead of the C&P name being cast into the rear plate connecting the two rocker arms it has the name of the Australian importer/reseller, F.T. WIMBLE & Co.- again was this usual practice for major resellers to do this or is this a feature only of Wimble’s presses? (the C&P name appears tucked away on the lower platen casting).By the way, F.T.Wimble were Australia’s largest supplier of everything to do with printing in the late 1800’s right into the 1900’s. They sold not only presses, but furniture, type, inks, bookbinding equipment, and everything in between.
I have posted a couple of pics of the two above observations (sorry for the poor quality)

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I have a press which was a complete mystery for several years. No identification whatsoever on it. A few years ago I discovered that it was indeed a Lightening Jobber because I found an identicle press with that information cast into the same connecting plate between the rockers. The plate on my press was absolutely blank! It was not a home-made replacement plate for a broken part, but a cast piece. There are a couple of styles of Lightening Jobbers, depending on the size of the press. Mine is the smaller style that is not shown in 19th-century ads for Lightening Jobbers, which made the original search to identify it so difficult.

If C&P manufactured this press, it may have been assembled in the US with all the parts marked with the serial number for re-assembly in Australia. That oculd be the reason for the various serial number locations.