Early Barbershop Quartet Occupational Shaving Mug

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 03, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House
Offered for sale is a very early Barbershop Quartet Occupational shaving mug personalized for Albi R. Motz. This mug has a super handpainted depiction of the four barbershop quartet singers doing their thing. The gold on the name is in quite good shape ( only minor wear . The mug is 3 1/2 inches tall and 3 1/2 inches wide excluding the handle ( 4 inches with the handle ). The mug is nearly perfect with one minor base flake in the back by the handle, but no cracks, repairs. or repainting. Mug comes from a smoke free and pet free home, The base is marked Stone China J. W. Pankhurst & Co. Hanley, England. The emblem was used between 1852 and 1883 ( the early years of decorated occupational mugs ). Please contact seller for additional information. Seller is a member of NSMCA ( National Shaving Mug Collectors Association ).