Manufacturer: Shenango China
User: Virginia Cafe
Date of plate: 1927 – 1948
Notes: The Virginia Cafe was located at 7th and Main in Rapid City, S.D., and according to an advertising postcard was "Known from coast to coast and famous for its steaks, chops and sea foods – Soda fountain service – Beer on tap – Popular prices prevail. Always open – Quality and Service."
It was owned by Erick Lund and recommended by Duncan Hines.
Inca Ware tan plate has deep rust / dark red line on border with a decal showing Mount Rushmore with Virginia Cafe underneath it in script. Rapid City, S.D., is below that in a sanserif font.
Photos contributed by Susan Phillips