Manufacturer: Sterling China
User: Moby Dick's – Newport, Oregon
Date of examples: 1966
Notes: Moby Dick's was a nightclub located at 448 Southwest Coast Highway (U.S. 101) in Newport, Oregon. It opened in 1960, and most likely closed sometime in 2020. A for sale notice was posted on a realtor's Facebook page in February 2021, which stated the following: "The premier nightclub on Oregon's beautiful Coast is now available for purchase. Long established and successful club with many repeat loyal local customers as well as a very popular tourist stop. Well known throughout the State of Oregon. Full menu served with dancing and nightly Karaoke with seating for 250."
White body with a red airbrushed band around the edge of the saucer and the rim of the cup. The saucer has the words "Moby Dick's" stenciled in red block letters in the well. The cup has a red airbrushed drawing of a cartoon whale spouting water from its blowhole floating on the water's surface.
Globalbx.com – information about the sale
Cup and saucer photos: Colleen Mary
Author: Ed Phillips