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Rare Authentic Communist Chinese Navy or Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Enamelware Cup. The PLA-N is the Naval Military Arm of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC)

Across the top of the cup it reads "Chinese PLA Navy" and across the bottom below the Red Star and Anchor it reads "No.131 Navigation Ship" and dated on the bottom May, 1969.
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What is presented here is a VERY rare May, 1969 enamel over metal (enamelware) drinking cup illustrating a fouled anchor under the Red Star with Chinese characters translated as People's Liberation Army.

The Chinese Characters in the middle of the Red Star are translated to the date August 1st which is the anniversary of the Chinese Revolution, the equivalent of America's July 4th.

Additionally, this cup belonged to a Navigation Ship in the PLA Navy with naval craft hull number 131.

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This item is part of the collection at The Pirate's Lair and is being presented for historical purposes only for those interested in naval artifacts and history.

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