Pan Am Airlines, Demitasse Cups and Saucers, Noritake, President Pattern, Gold Eagle, Espresso, Set of 6, Rare, Collectible
This is a gorgeous set of 6 demitasse cups and saucers made by Noritake for Pan American Airlines. The pattern is called President and has a gold eagle surrounded by stars and has a blue/green band on the rim against a white base. This set would be perfect for an afternoon tea. A great way to serve afternoon coffee or espresso on the veranda.
It is rare to find a full set of six of these in "like new condition".
In 1960, Pan Am served its first-class passengers meals on this Noritake china. The service was called President Pattern after WWII. This was because during the war Franklin Roosevelt had flown on Pan Am when traveling to meet with Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin.
A demitasse is a small cup used to serve Turkish coffee or espresso. Demitasse is the French word for half cup.
2 inches in height
2 1/2 inches in diameter
4 1/2 inches in diameter
This vintage set is in "like new" condition. There are no chips, cracks, or crazing. These look like new.
This set would be a perfect gift for holidays, birthdays, or special occasions. A wonderful gift idea for the collector.
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Our Vintage Rating Chart:
'LIKE NEW' Perfect mint condition.
EXCELLENT: Item has no chips cracks or crazing. May show wear from over the years such as small utensil marks.
GREAT: Item shows signs of wear due to everyday use. Larger utensil marks small flea bit chips.
VERY GOOD: Item has larger signs of wear from everyday use. Such as minor scratches, scuffing, crazing or flea bite chips.
GOOD: Item shows its years of use and love. There will be flaws such as chips, small cracks, more pronounced crazing etc. Price will reflect these defects. The item will show a larger amount of wear.
FAIR: Numerous noted flaws, some very significant. Larger cracks, chips, mars, etc. The item will have very significant wear for its years of use.
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