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Liberty Blue Dinnerware

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Over a quarter century has passed since the first Liberty Blue Staffordshire was made, many people have become interested in collecting this patriotic and attractive service. The Benjamin Franklin Federal Savings and Loan was a large financial institution in the Pacific Northwest. It was established in 1925 and the first office opened in Portland, Oregon. In order to commemorate their 50th anniversary in 1975, the Board of Directors looked for something special to offer their account holders. They contacted the Enoch Wedgwood Company, located in the historic Staffordshire district of England, to develop a unique pattern of ironstone dinnerware for the Benjamin Franklin S & L. The result was the blue and white Liberty Blue design that was made exclusively for them. Continue reading Liberty Blue Dinnerware