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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.
Thank you for shopping at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, dealers in authentic nautical maritime antiques, collectibles, maritime ship salvage and hardware. OUR STORE offers for sale exceptional, quality nautical furniture and furnishings, nautical lamps and lighting, marine instruments, model boats, nautical gifts and decor. We're everything nautical!
Skipjack’s Marine Art Gallery features exceptional works of art in various media representing artists from our region and as far away as New Zealand! Each artist that we show is chosen for their unique style of artwork, and has an artist page where you can preview their individual work. You can also browse art categorized by genre.
Please visit our online store again soon or if in the Hampton Roads (Tidewater) coastal region of Virginia, visit our marine gallery in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth. We're just a short distance from Virginia Beach, Colonial Williamsburg and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and just across the river from downtown Norfolk. By boat, we're located at mile marker "0" of the Atlantic Intra-coastal Waterway!