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!

MAYFLOWER DOWNYFLAKE AD, Donuts, Repro 1930's Advertisement Art, 7.75
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2  Downyflake Donuts Boxes - Unused
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1953 Downyflake waffles photo vintage print ad
1953 Downyflake waffles photo vintage print ad
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Downyflake Shop 130 S. Jefferson Peoria IL Matchbook
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1944 Mayflower Downyflake donut Joe E Brown portrait vintage print ad
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DOWNYFLAKE DOUGHNUTS NANTUCKET ISLAND COFFEE MUG BY M WARE CHINA~SO CUTE~L@@K~
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Mid Century Modern Iroquois China Downyflake Waffles Advertising Platter Plate
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1945 Mayflower Downyflake Doughnut Donut Pirate Ship Original Food Ad
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1961 Milprint Packaging Downyflake French Toast 1960s Print Ad
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Vintage 1953 Downyflake Frozen 1-Minute Waffles  Magazine Ad
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Palmer's Coffee Shop Menu 1947 West Jackson Blvd Chicago Downyflake Doughnuts
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Original Downyflake Doughnuts Franchise Sales Pitch Material Advertising
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50s vintage DOWNYFLAKE Toaster Waffle RETRO Mom FAMILY Dachshund Dog KITCHEN AD
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Downyflake Coffee Shop Warpping Paper
Downyflake Coffee Shop Warpping Paper
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1954 Ad Log Cabin Maple Syrup Downyflake Waffles Breakfast Food Grocery YBL1
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1941 Downyflake Donut Dept Doughnut Machine in Super Markets Trade Print Ad
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1943 WWII Mayflower Downyflake Donuts Halloween Soldiers Baking Donuteers Art Ad
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VINTAGE IROQUOIS CHINA POTTERY DOWNYFLAKE WAFFLES PLATTER ADVERTIZING SERVING
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