Four Heinz Demitasse Cups and Saucers Circa 1890s One of the most successful promotions ever in American business was the "Pickle Pin" designed by the Heinz company and given away at the 1893 Columbian Exposition. One of the most recognizable trademarks ever created by a company is Heinz's "57 Varieties" (they already had more than 60 varieties when founder Henry Heinz created it in 1896). Here is a wonderful set of four demitasse cups and four matching saucers from the late 1890s where you'll find both of these incorporated. The china cups were manufactured by the C. Reizenstein Company, Pittsburgh Allegheny (one is marked) and they are 1.75" tall with 2.5" diameter lips, gold-rimmed with the Heinz Pickle logo at the inside top. The scalloped edge saucers are 3.25" across and have both the pickle and the "57 Varieties" logos in green. Three of these were manufactured by Mayer China (of Beaver Falls) and the other by Shenango China of Newcastle. A great set, suitable both for collectors of Heinz memorabilia and those who collect any of these fine old Pennsylvania china companies.

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