MAYFLOWER DOWNYFLAKE DONUTS OPTIMISTS CREED COFFEE MUG

mayflower downyflake donuts mug

This fun vintage Mayflower Downyflake Donuts coffee mug has the original logo with the Optimists' Creed: As you ramble on thru life brother whatever be your goals, keep your eye upon the doughnut and not upon the hole. Mayflower, which first opened in New York City in 1931, originated the now common spelling of "donut" during World War II. We have also heard that this logo was a painted wall mural inside the Downyflake Donut Shop in Melbourne, Australia. It was manufactured by the Sterling China Company of East Liverpool, Ohio in the same high quality as all Sterling vintage restaurantware. It measures 5.5 inches tall. We sold this mug at auction and bidders went do-nuts over it. We aren’t really sure if they were Mayflower / Downyflake donut advertising collectors, or just folks who love donuts and that adorable quote. In any case, this particular post continues to be popular on atomicspacejunk.com two years after the original cup sold! These mugs are pretty rare, but check below for other Mayflower Donuts collectibles…one of these great mugs may just show up, too!

Vintage Mayflower Downyflake Donuts Items for Sale!

1961 Milprint Packaging Downyflake French Toast 1960s Print Ad
1961 Milprint Packaging Downyflake French Toast 1960s Print Ad
$7.25
Time Remaining: 26d 1h 55m
Buy It Now for only: $7.25
1944 Mayflower Downyflake donut Joe E Brown portrait vintage print ad
1944 Mayflower Downyflake donut Joe E Brown portrait vintage print ad
$9.99
Time Remaining: 2d 3h 20m
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
Downyflake Shop 130 S. Jefferson Peoria IL Matchbook
Downyflake Shop 130 S. Jefferson Peoria IL Matchbook
$3.67
Time Remaining: 6d 14h 41m
Buy It Now for only: $3.67
Downyflake Donuts Box-Unused
Downyflake Donuts Box-Unused
$3.99
Time Remaining: 12d 7h 32m
Buy It Now for only: $3.99
Downyflake Buttermilk Waffles Package-Brand Name Product Image Rubber Stamp
Downyflake Buttermilk Waffles Package-Brand Name Product Image Rubber Stamp
$2.99
Time Remaining: 11d 21h 51m
Buy It Now for only: $2.99
50s vintage DOWNYFLAKE Toaster Waffle RETRO Mom FAMILY Dachshund Dog KITCHEN AD
50s vintage DOWNYFLAKE Toaster Waffle RETRO Mom FAMILY Dachshund Dog KITCHEN AD
$9.99
Time Remaining: 28d 20h 16m
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
1945 Mayflower Downyflake Doughnut Donut Pirate Ship Original Food Ad
1945 Mayflower Downyflake Doughnut Donut Pirate Ship Original Food Ad
$4.99
Time Remaining: 13d 1h 44m
Buy It Now for only: $4.99
1945 Mayflower Downyflake doughnut donut pirate ship art vintage print ad
1945 Mayflower Downyflake doughnut donut pirate ship art vintage print ad
$9.99
Time Remaining: 6d 22h 44m
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
DOWNYFLAKE DOUGHNUTS NANTUCKET ISLAND COFFEE MUG BY M WARE CHINA~SO CUTE~L@@K~
DOWNYFLAKE DOUGHNUTS NANTUCKET ISLAND COFFEE MUG BY M WARE CHINA~SO CUTE~L@@K~
$6.99
Time Remaining: 8d 12h 27m
Buy It Now for only: $6.99
1941 Downyflake Donut Dept Doughnut Machine in Super Markets Trade Print Ad
1941 Downyflake Donut Dept Doughnut Machine in Super Markets Trade Print Ad
$14.99
Time Remaining: 11d 9h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $14.99
Vintage 1953 Downyflake Frozen 1-Minute Waffles  Magazine Ad
Vintage 1953 Downyflake Frozen 1-Minute Waffles Magazine Ad
$9.98
Time Remaining: 13d 15h 11m
Buy It Now for only: $9.98
VINTAGE IROQUOIS CHINA POTTERY DOWNYFLAKE WAFFLES PLATTER ADVERTIZING SERVING
VINTAGE IROQUOIS CHINA POTTERY DOWNYFLAKE WAFFLES PLATTER ADVERTIZING SERVING
$55.00
Time Remaining: 29d 13h 59m
Buy It Now for only: $55.00
1943 WWII Mayflower Downyflake Donuts Halloween Party Soldiers Baking Promo Ad
1943 WWII Mayflower Downyflake Donuts Halloween Party Soldiers Baking Promo Ad
$12.74
Time Remaining: 23d 4h 57m
Buy It Now for only: $12.74
1943 WWII Mayflower Downyflake Donuts Halloween Soldiers Baking Donuteers Art Ad
1943 WWII Mayflower Downyflake Donuts Halloween Soldiers Baking Donuteers Art Ad
$15.94
Time Remaining: 7d 4h 15m
Buy It Now for only: $15.94
Palmer's Coffee Shop Menu 1947 West Jackson Blvd Chicago Downyflake Doughnuts
Palmer's Coffee Shop Menu 1947 West Jackson Blvd Chicago Downyflake Doughnuts
$35.00
Time Remaining: 13d 15h 46m
Buy It Now for only: $35.00
1954 Ad Log Cabin Maple Syrup Downyflake Waffles Breakfast Food Grocery YBL1
1954 Ad Log Cabin Maple Syrup Downyflake Waffles Breakfast Food Grocery YBL1
$13.95
Time Remaining: 16d 1h 39m
Buy It Now for only: $13.95