Vintage Worthington E jugs

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2015-06-26 10:34:36

Vintage Worthington E jugs are collectible items of breweriana advertising.

According to the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act’s definition, “vintage” refers to pieces manufactured within the last 100 years and can include items made as recently as the 1980s.

Worthington

Worthington is an English beer manufacturer based in Burton-on-Trent.

Established in 1761, the brewery has produced a range of beers, including its popular Worthington’s Creamflow Bitter, launched in 1995.

Worthington E is a beer produced in small amounts in both cask and bottle form.

Vintage Worthington E jugs

Vintage Worthington E jugs were produced in the 1970s and 1980s by the English pottery manufacturer Wade.

5.5 inches in height, the blue jugs were designed ostensibly to pour water but quickly became collector’s items.

The most popular type of Worthington E jugs take the form a large “E”, based on the logo of Worthington E beer, although other, less-stylised designs were also produced.

How much are vintage Worthington E jugs worth?

Vintage Worthington E jugs are reasonably common. They can sell at internet auction sites for between £5 and £20.

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