Manufacturer: McNicol China, Sterling China
User: Elias Brothers Big Boy
Date: McNicol date range for plate: 1930s – 1960s, date of Sterling plate: 1964
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.
Tan body with brown mid-rim border and Elias Brothers with famous Big Boy image of boy in checkered pants holding up a hamburger.
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