FOR SALE ☞ SS Minto Castlegar British Columbia Royal Stafford Bone China Tea Cup
DESCRIPTION ☞ The S.S. Minto was stern wheel steam steamship that operated on the Arrow lakes of the interior of British Columbia from 1898 - 1954. It was sister ship to the very well known S.S. Moyie which is still to this day moored as a museum in Kaslo, British Columbia. This beautiful memento was created some time in the 1920's by the Royal Stafford bone china company of Staffordrshire England. It has a hand painted portrait of the Minto on the side with "Castlegar, British Columbia" painted beneath and 18k gold trim. The Bottom has the Royal Stafford makers mark as well as the artists small signature done with gold trim.
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT ☞ Approx: L 4 inch H 3.5 inch
CONDITION ☞ This rare, bone china tea cup is in excellent condition. It has very little signs of wear and tear. There are no chips, cracks or signs of repair. The paint is still crisp and clear and has no signs of flaking off. Please see photos. Color may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings. Have a question about this item or want to see more photos? Send us a message & we’ll get back to you ASAP!
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