Rum Tub – Smuggler’s Cove – 1st Edition

Rum Tub – Smuggler’s Cove – 1st Edition

Date of Release: July 7, 2020

Edition: 1st Edition

Edition Size: 125 this edition (375 this design)

Designed By: VanTiki

Sculpted By: VanTiki

Manufactured By: VanTiki

Country of Origin: United States (OR)

Location Sold: Smuggler’s Cove website

Original Price: $225


This mug depicts the rum tub of a navy ship, which historically was used to hand out rations of rum to sailors. The rum ration tradition ended on July 31st, 1970, but this mug will allow the legend to carry on! The Rum Tub has been revealed in three different glazes with one glaze being sold for False Idol, one for Smuggler’s Cove, and another for Hale Pele.

Color: Tan/brown

Material: Ceramic

Shape: Barrel



Capacity Size: 32 fl. oz.

Unique Markings:“The Queen God Bless Her” is written on the front of this mug in raised lettering and  “Black Tot Day 50th Anniversary 1970-2020 VanTiki Smuggler’s Cove” is written on the bottom of this mug, along with an edition number.

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Special Notes: Each mug included four historic image postcards commemorating Black Tot Day and a custom “bill of lading” decal.

Average Value = $ 324.50
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