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RARE! British Royal Navy Coffee Cup with Naval Admiralty Crown in Gold Glaze ca 1980s to 2000 - Found in Canada - Museum Quality Condition.

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Royal Navy Admiralty Coffee Cup found in Canada and again illustrates a topmark of the Royal Naval Badge originally proofed in the 1600s and still in use today!

This Naval Badge consists of a Royal Crown with a base of precious jewels and stones with the top depicting sails in positions 2 and 4, with the rear of a ship in position 3, and port and starboard "half ships" in positions 1 and 5.

The supposed legend behind the British Naval Badge is that it represents the diminuitive British Royal Navy when it went up against a much superior invading Spanish Armada in 1588. The rear view of the ships represent the much larger Spanish ships and fleet, while the single sails represent the smaller British ships sailing between them.

On British Royal Navy dinnerware one will find either the Naval Badge as shown above or the particular reigning Monarchs Royal Crown when the dinnerware was made.

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Backstamp indicating that the plate was made for the British Royal Navy by Steelite International founded in 1985 Stoke-on-Trent, England. Note that there is no Royal Navy proof or arsenal marks which are no longer required under British law.

British Royal Navy Admiralty Cup, ca 1985 - 2000
Beautiful white glazed cup with the Royal Navy's Admiralty Badge consisting of the Naval Crown in Gold.
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