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This is an antique EAPG Ruby souvenir miniature stein/mug/shot glass from Springfield, Minnesota. It measures approximately 2" (5.1 cm) tall & 2 1/4" (5.7 cm) wide with the handle.

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  1. TallCakes TallCakes, 2 years ago
    very nice example of an EAPG miniature toy mug; often used for toothpicks. Don't see them too often with the ruby stain in such fantastic shape. This one is shown in the 1902 McKee & Bros Glass Works/National catalog listed simply as No. 6 Toy Mug. Decorating companies often bought these types of pieces and added the ruby stain for souvenirs.
  2. Paul71 Paul71, 2 years ago
    Ruby stained souvenir items had rather long lives. Duncan's "Button Arches" can be found with names and dates going into the 1930s, 1940s, and even 1950s. I have a RS toothpick in Co-Op's Madoline that is dated 1946. Some of these items with such late dates may have been old stock.

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