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Post  Ev on Thu 8 Apr - 15:26

10,000 of the Empire Games mugs were sold in 1950 - as per July 1968 New Zealand Ceramics magazine

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They were also made in full colour too.


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Post  mrnarna on Sat 8 Oct - 16:51

So were the left overs used for Canterbury centennial, as I found this one this morning at a garage sale

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Post  mumof1 on Tue 14 Jan - 12:18

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I found this coloured one at the Antiques and Bottle Show on the weekend
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This side is in brown
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Even the Tiki is coloured. This has a wee crack in it, which I mentioned to the seller, and as it was the end of the show, and he was packing to leave, he gave it to me for free! So lucky  Razz
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Post  Ev on Tue 14 Jan - 19:11

That is a fantastic score sunshine!!
You hardly ever see the coloured ones any more.
Well done!
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