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YMCA Early Logo Plate Made for Marshall Field & Co, Chicago American Restaurantware by Shenango China

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A vintage YMCA plate with an early logo (details below) that was adopted by the organization in 1896.The logo is in green and there are three concentric rings around the rim. It has an unusual pairing of backstamps. One is the maker, Shenango China of New Castle, PA, with a mark that was used from the 1920's-40's. The second mark identifies that it was made for Marshall Field & Co., Chicago, the famous department store.

The 1896 YMCA logo has an X (chi) and P (rho) for the Greek initials of Christ as seen painted on early Christian catacombs. Within a triangle is the Bible representing the way that young people may overcome the problems of the world, and John 17:21, "That they all may be one."

Plate is 9" in diameter.
The pictures may not accurately reflect size. Please refer to these actual measurements.

The condition is good with no cracks or chips, however there is extreme utensil wear in the well.

International buyers, or buyers of multiple items, please send me a convo and I'll give you an accurate shipping quote.


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If you are purchasing multiple items, it is always best to convo me in advance, and I will work out the accurate shipping cost. If you are charged too much, I will send you a refund.

YMCA Early Logo Plate Made for Marshall Field & Co, Chicago American Restaurantware by Shenango China

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  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Material: vitrified china
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