Collecting Royal Doulton Jugs Of The Year has meant spending endless hours searching for the proverbial needle in a haystack, but at the same time has led to some wonderful finds. My latest ‘find’ required a considerable amount of online bidding as a bidding war broke out between myself and an on the floor bidder at the auction house and then required a 300km round trip to finally bring, Winston Churchill, Royal Doulton Jug Of The Year 1992, home.
So, in a nutshell collecting these character jugs is not for the faint hearted, but you can be sure of a white knuckle ride every single time you try to add another to your collection.
Winston Churchill Large D6907
Designed by Stanley J. Taylor
A little about Sir Winston Churchill – Courtesy of http://www.gov.uk:
Conservative 1940 to 1945, 1951 to 1955
30 November 1874, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire
24 January 1965, London
Dates in office
1940 to 1945, 1951 to 1955
Education Act 1944: raised the school leavers age to 14; introduction of the 11+.
Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his many published works.
More information including archive footage can be found at the Churchill War Rooms.