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RARE! U.S. Navy Graniteware 1 GIL SMALL MEASURING PITCHER
with stamped 1 GIL on side and USN on bottom. 1 Gil was the daily measure and Rum Ration for Sailors!

U.S. Navy Graniteware Navy Measuring 1 Gil cup (one gil) is a standard navy measuring pitcher used aboard both ship and shore Mess Hall, Mess Deck and Galley Facilities and Units. How much is 1 Gil? 1 Gil is 1/4 of 1 Cup American Navy, and the British Navy it is 1/5 of 1 Cup.

The bottom of these enamelware or graniteware speckled navy measuring 1 gil pitchers were marked USN for United States Navy.

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