Archive 1
Wheeler's
Manufacturer: Caribe China, possibly additional manufacturer User: Wheeler's Restaurant, Wheeler's Lunch, Wheeler's Waffles, Wheeler's Drive-In Date of creamer: unknown; butter pat: 1958   Notes: Per a story in the June 9, 1930, issue of the Indianapolis Star celebrating the restaurant's sixth anniversary, what would become a chain of at least
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Three Gulp Mug
Manufacturer: Jackson China Pattern/shape: Three Gulp Date of beer mug: 1930-46 Notes: Shown in James Strano's Jackson China book in a 1914-30-era catalog, this tri-bulbous-shaped mug is listed under Beer Mugs (shown above), as 203 B-399 15 oz Three Gulp, Ang. Hld. Under the book's heading of mugs, the Three
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Accent
Manufacturer: Syracuse China Pattern name: Accent Date range of pieces shown: 1958-62   Notes: Variously described as: grass, seaweed or windswept, for example, this pattern with intersecting flowing, leaf-like forms against straight lines was identified through a binder of underglazed Syracuse patterns (see above). The editor assumed that the pattern
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V's Cafe
Manufacturer: Shenango China User: V's Cafe, Corsicana, Texas Date(s): 1956, 1959   Notes: This plate has been one of those enduring mysteries whose ID has led to numerous dead ends. By chance, a closed auction has been found that included cups with a handprinted note (photo above) that said, "3
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Marty's Lobster House
Manufacturer: McNicol China Company User: Marty's Lobster House Distributor: I. M. Seney Company – Baltimore Date of plate: Unknown   Notes: Marty's Lobster House was located at 33rd and Atlantic Avenue in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It was opened by Constantine Marty in 1945. According to a legal notice published in
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Owl Club
Manufacturer: Shenango China User: Owl Club Casino & Restaurant Date of cup: 1979   Notes: The Owl Club Casino & Restaurant is located at 72 East Front Street in Battle Mountain, Nevada. According to a 2020 article in OnlyInYourState.com, "this iconic Nevada restaurant has been a staple in its community
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China Clipper
Manufacturer: Bailey-Walker China User: China Clipper  Date of grill plate: circa 1936 – 1942   Notes: The China Clipper restaurant was located at 46 – 49 Journal Square in Jersey City, New Jersey. It was partially owned and managed by Wah Sun (Watson) Choy, an American of Chinese descent. Choy
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Marion 2
Manufacturer: Carr China Company Pattern: Marion – Underglaze Print Pattern #6057 Date of examples: circa 1940s – 1952   Notes: In our opinion, this isn't one of Carr's most attractive patterns, but we recently acquired the creamer above and really like how it displays on the rim! Contributors: Content: Susan
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Marine
Manufacturer: Carr China Company Pattern: Marine – Underglaze Print Pattern #6061 Date of examples: circa 1940s – 1952   Notes: As shown above, green on white body and blue on Glo-Tan. Contributors: Content: Susan and Ed Phillips
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