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Mug, Dupont Occupational Mug, Snoopy Executive, Vintage, NOS

Mug, Dupont Occupational Mug, Snoopy Executive, Vintage, NOS

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  • Pattern: Snoopy Executive
  • Made in:  Japan
  • Vintage: 1965
  • Details:  This is such a great find!  A brand new, (NOS - New Old Stock), mug from the very lovable Snoopy, of the Peanuts gang, and his pal Woodstock.  These are part of an Occupational Mug Collection from Dupont, this one is the Executive.  These make great gifts for "Bosses Day" (It's always on October 16th).  Also for gift exchanges at Christmas time, or just a nice gift for your favorite executive, maybe add some candies or chocolates inside!  The bottom is stamped: "Peanuts Characters: 1958, 1965, United Feature Syndicate Inc., Another Determined Production for the Dupont Collection LTD".  We have two, both have a box but one box is dented in one corner.  We will sell the good box first.  One retains its original "Made in Japan" sticker, if you're a collector and this is important to you, please let us know.  These came from a warehouse cache of toys from a large distributorship that got hung up in bankruptcy in New York City many years ago, and are in perfect condition. The boxes are non-descript, they are pink with gold roses.   
  • Material:  Ceramic
  • Dimensions: MUG: 3.5 inches Tall, 3.25 inches in Diameter (top opening). BOX: 4 x 4 x 4
  • Condition:  Vintage - NOS.   Excellent Condition.  Except as mentioned above, one of the boxes has a dented corner.  Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we cannot accept returns.  Please remember these are ANTIQUE and VINTAGE items, they are NOT new, every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections.   

Snoopy is Charlie Brown's dog, a beagle, in the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz.  He made his debut on October 4, 1950 and since then Snoopy has become one of the most recognizable and iconic characters in the comic strip and is considered more famous than Charlie Brown in other countries.  He is a good-natured beagle who is prone to imagining fantasy lives, including being an author, a college student known as "Joe Cool", an attorney, and a British World War I "flying ace".  The original drawings of Snoopy were inspired by Spike, one of Schulz's childhood dogs.

Charles Monroe Schulz was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 26, 1922.  He was the son of immigrants from Germany (father) and a Norwegian (mother) and became an American cartoonist and creator of the comic strip "Peanuts" (which featured the characters Charlie Brown and Snoopy, among others).  Peanuts made its first appearance on October 2, 1950, in seven newspapers.  After a slow start, Peanuts eventually became one of the most popular comic strips of all time, being published daily in 2,600 papers in 75 countries, in 21 languages.  Charles Schulz is widely regarded as one of the most influential cartoonists of all time.  Among his many awards he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 28, 1996.  Charles died in Santa Rosa, California on February 12, 2000.  As part of his contract with the syndicate, Schulz requested that no other artist be allowed to draw Peanuts. United Features had legal ownership of the strip, but honored his wishes.  Shortly after, on June 7, 2001, Schulz's widow Jean accepted the Congressional Gold Medal award on behalf of her late husband.  

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