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Tiki Mugs and the Mafia
Traderpup
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Joined: Mar 26, 2002
Posts: 1049
From: Long Beach, CA
Posted: 2002-11-03 10:57 pm   Permalink

I recently acquired this mug for my collection:



I found out a bit of interesting info about the maker of the mug: Jard Products, 260 5th Avenue, Manhattan... the company was owned by famed mobster Johnny Dio!

Find out more about Johnny Dio here:

Lucchese Crime Family: Johnny Dio

I would have never suspected that the world of Tiki had a shady past!


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