This Aint From Starbucks

In a old dusty box stuffed with tissue paper I came across what appears to be a coffee service set from Japan.

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the cups and saucers are paper thin and very fragile

 

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This coffee service set looks to be from the 1950’s and is in great shape

on the bottom of all the pieces there is this Japanese writing

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Now my Japanese isn’t very good

so I don’t know what that means or says

and by not very good I mean

Wakarimasu Ka

 

 

in all this stuff from Japan I find in Mom’s Garage you’d think I could find a decent camera

 

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Published in: on June 28, 2007 at 9:17 pm  Comments (2)  

Victorian Napco lady with 3 boxes and a dog

Mom wanted to go to Aldi’s * this weekend so I had to move the PT Cruiser, that means I also had to move some boxes.

Behind some old boxes I found this very cool Napco Victorian Lady with a dog on a leash and carrying 3 boxes that look like Christmas presents (or two presents and one pizza).

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On the bottom this has the original Napco sticker and the code AX2752A. Napco ceramics are all over the Internet  but I can’t find this same piece.

(* it’s a regional dialect law to pluralize all grocery store names)

Published in: on June 25, 2007 at 8:37 pm  Comments (4)