In Harms Way 1965
In Harm’s Way is the second mug made by Hozan China in Yokohama(Japan). This mug is white, lighter and smaller(shorter) than the Wallace mugs used previously. There is a lot of Hozan china out there with custom decorations made through the years. A personalized version is shown to the right.
Sep 22, 2014
“This listing is for a personalized coffee mug presented by John Wayne to his long-time chauffer, George, upon the completion of the 1965 movie, In Harm’s Way… As the years passed, Wayne found other manufacturers to produce his mugs, such as this one, produced by Hozan China…
later mugs were no longer hand painted, but they were still personalized for each recipient… These mugs were obtained by Frances Brett in the early 1980’s from Mary who was George’s sister. Mary, who lived in San Francisco, had inherited the mugs from George. Mrs. Brett was visiting Mary and she admired the mugs. Mary told Mrs. Brett she was welcome to select several mugs as momentos. Mrs. Brett selected the 6 mugs I have up for sale.”
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