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    Posted 2 years ago

    JoeyC
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    For Muncie Pottery collectors and art pottery lovers: The Gill Clay Pot Company was the originating company eventually becoming Muncie Pottery. You can google search the history. CHECK OUT THIS COOL ARTIFACT ... it’s a salesman’s sample or promotional item (to hold paper clips?) for “No 10 Batch Tank Blocks”. These would’ve been full size, of course, and were probably bricks to line glass pots or the furnaces ... anybody know? Small piece, about 3” x 1-1/2”. If you think about it this MIGHT be one of the EARLIEST PRODUCTION PIECES IN EXISTENCE of the Gill/Muncie Pot/Pottery Company. Fun item! Should be in a museum?

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    1. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 2 years ago
      Great piece to have, where did you find it! :^)
    2. JoeyC, 2 years ago
      Hi Bill. Thanks. Eastern Ohio, pottery country.
    3. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 2 years ago
      Thanks Joey! :^)
    4. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
      This is so ugly only a mother could love it.......I have been called a mother ###### many times and I love it. Thanks for sharing it. Doesn't take much to please me.
    5. JoeyC, 2 years ago
      Thanks for your comment fhrjr.

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