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"Remember the Maine" Candy Dish- Victory Glass Company
 
"Remember the Maine" Candy Dish- Victory Glass Company Price: $0.00
Product Code: 14208
Shipping Weight: 1.00 pounds



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"Remember the Maine" covered dish in clear glass. A delightful replica of the U.S.S. Battleship Maine, rendered as a two piece covered dish. The base with American shield at bow, and porthole windows around. The superstructure-lid is beautifully detailed with chimneys and gun turrets. The caption "Remember The Maine" is embossed on both sides of the dish.

This Item was manufactured & originally packed with candy by Victory Glass Co, Toy Division, Jeanette, Pa. and is listed as number L337 in a Victory Glass catalogue. Survives in excellent in like new condition.

HISTORY: Americans once against war and expansion were caught up in Dewey-mania. Commemorative items of all types were produced in large numbers from dime store items to advertising products...everyone wanted to be on board. This candy dish is just another piece of Dewey mania. From the smallest town to the biggest city, citizens had to have a Dewey artifact to express their patriotism: it was part of being American.


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