Rare Western Stoneware Monmouth Dispensing Crock 5 Gal.

Beautiful and Rare
Hand Thrown Piece - 15" high and 12" diameter.
Western Stoneware Monmouth Dispensing Crock
5 Gallon Liquid Capacity. These Have Been Used Over the Years to Dispense Grains or Liquids Logo, Size and Maple Leaf Are Extremely Minty
These Are Highly Collectible as The Monmouth Plant Recently Closed Forever
(See News Article Below) Will Ship in Custom Made Formed Foam Carton to Insure Safe Delivery
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Recent News Story:

A century-old Monmouthcompany is becoming the latest victim to foreign competiton. WesternStoneware plans to close its doors for good on March 24.
"It's like it was one big family," said Dawn Stevens, who spent nine years working at the plant.

As news of the pending closing began to filter around Monmouth on Friday, it became a sad day for collectors, the company and community. After surviving a devastating fire and challenging times, competition from China is proving to be fatal.

The weatd Western Stoneware plant looks like an old friend in Monmouth. The familiar logo looking down since 1906. But after years of declining business and cheaper foreign competition, forced now to close.

"It was an era," Stevens said. "It was a big part of this town."

The colorful crocks, vases and collectibles are just some
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