Tuesday, December 3, 2013

"Beswick" 1974 Christmas Carol Tankard

1974, Nixon resigns, Patty Hearst is kidnapped, Philadelphia wins the Stanley Cup, Patti Smith releases first punk rock single, "People" magazine debuts with Mia Farrow on the cover......  Looking for a great and unique Christmas gift for a 39 year old friend or a couple that was married in 1974?  This fun, handpainted tankard is a limited edition number 1441 of 15,000 and was made by Beswick.  The scene depicts a classic moment from Dickens' "The Christmas Carol".  It comes in the original velvet lined, fitted box.  5 1/4" h., 4 1/4" diam.  English, c. 1974 SOLD