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Olde New England Trigger Mug Coffee Cup The PotShop Boston MA Double Handle

$7.99 $5.99

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Description

A vintage trigger cup, both sides have “Olde New England Trigger Mug” on them, it is marked on the underside: The PotShop … Box 101 Hanover Station … Boston MASS 02116. The cup stands 4 inches high with a diameter of 3¼ inches across the top rim, it is in excellent gently used condition.

As legend has it, colonial sentries drew sustenance from a variety of beverages while on the lookout for the Redcoats in the thick New England woods. With rifle in one hand and a mug in the other, there was far less spillage when a double handle was added to the mug. The mug could be held with a better grip while at the same time allowing the sentry to pull the trigger on his musket; hence they were called trigger mugs.

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Additional information

Weight 31 oz
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 4 in