Manufacturer: Buffalo China, Sterling China, Homer Laughlin (not shown)
User: Elias Brothers Big Boy
Date: Buffalo cup, unknown; date of Sterling plate: 1973
Notes: Part of a large national franchise, originally called Bob's Big Boy. Other franchise names included Frisch's. Elias Brothers Big Boy was headquartered in Warren, Mich. The company declared bankruptcy in 2000 and was sold to a new owner, which renamed the franchise Big Boy Restaurants International.
Ivory body with mustard leaf and floral decoration and Elias Brothers with famous Big Boy image of boy in checkered pants holding up a hamburger.
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