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Ms.CrystalShip's loves743 of 5241Robert Hennell IV, London, sterling silver and cut glass cruet set, 1872.USS Nassau Victor mug
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    Posted 3 months ago

    kwqd
    (669 items)

    My second $.45 military themed vitreous china coffee mug find today. The mug appears to be a standard American diner mug but it does not have a maker's mark. Most examples of Mil-Art mugs I could find were marked either "Victor" or "USA". Pretty sure that this is an American made diner mug, but not sure of the maker. I don't think Mil-Art made pottery. In new condition, as was the other Navy themed mug I found next to it. It may have come from the possessions of a career service member in the Navy who collected mugs for each ship they served on.

    Another ship with a very interesting history. The Wikipedia article is well worth reading:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Scott_(DDG-995)

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    Comments

    1. fortapache fortapache, 3 months ago
      We sold it to China? Turns out to be the other China so it is OK.
    2. kwqd kwqd, 3 months ago
      Lol. Whenever I look at an old mug and it says China on the bottom it makes me wonder if it is American or not even if I am sure it is American.. I have some newer mugs and not sure if they are Chinese or American...
    3. Newfld Newfld, 3 months ago
      Super cool battleship mug, and neat photo of the real ship - nice find!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 3 months ago
      Thanks fortapache, dlpetersen and Jenni!
    5. kwqd kwqd, 3 months ago
      Thanks for taking a look ttomtucker, Eileen, Vynil33rpm, Thomas and Kevin!

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