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Vintage 19th C. Order of United American Mechanics (OUAM) Member Shaving Mug

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flyingtigerantiques.com Apache Junction, AZ US
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ARTIFACT: This is a circa late 19th century shaving mug belonging to a member of the Order of United American Mechanics (OUAM). The OUAM was an early Anti-Catholic American Nativist organization founded in Philadelphia. The mug belonged to a member named John Alloway, whose name is in gilt above the organization’s patriotic and Masonic-esque insignia. Ironically the mug was made abroad in Germany.

VINTAGE: Circa late 19th century.

SIZE: Approximately 3-5/8” in height and 3-9/16” in diameter (at rim).

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Ceramic, painted and gilt details.


MARKINGS: J.S GERMANY mark with F stamp.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a late nineteenth century societies and organizations collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAJX14 LAAEX3/14 SLHEX6/16 socf00011ua

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The mug has no cracks or chips and some areas of discoloration on the inside only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.


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