Imperial: 10 ins
Metric: 25.5 cm
The Benjamin Franklin Federal Savings and Loan, commissioned Liberty Blue in 1975 to mark its 50th Anniversary. It was an exclusive series of ironstone tableware made by Enoch Wedgwood & Co. Franklin used it as a promotional line to encourage deposits, offering a free basic place setting if you deposited $50 and subsequent place settings were available at low prices for depositors. The promotion continued until the end of 1976, although in 1977 they offered additionally a special 20” turkey platter free to those, who deposited $5,000.
Backstamp: Liberty Blue Original Copper Engravings of Historic Colonial Scenes printed on Staffordshire Ironstone Detergent and Dishwasher Safe Made in England Independence Hall
Minor signs of wear, overall excellent condition.
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