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Avro Vulcan Platinum Jubilee Mug

Earthenware mug, with Avro Vulcan Platinum Jubilee printed on both sides.

Sharing the momentous anniversary year with Her Majesty the Queen, this year is the Platinum Jubilee of the Avro Vulcan. 70 years ago, on Saturday 30 August 1952, history was made as Avro Type 698, VX770, took to the sky for the first time. It was the prototype for the Avro Vulcan and the birth of this iconic aircraft.

Known as Avro Type 698 at the time of the first flight, the aircraft was named Vulcan days later at the Farnborough Airshow.

  • Printed in the UK
  • Holds 11oz fluid / 330ml
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe
    • Please note: The colours on the mug will fade in the dishwasher over time. To prolong the colour and design of your mug, handwash is recommended.


A.V. Roe and Company (Avro) was founded in 1910 by Alliott Verdon Roe. During its 53 years of existence, Avro remained based primarily in Lancashire. They held key development and manufacturing sites in Alexandra Park, Chadderton, Trafford Park, and Woodford, Greater Manchester.

A total of 134 production Vulcans were assembled at Woodford Aerodrome between August 1952 and January 1965. The production aircraft consisted of 45 B.1 design and 89 B.2 design. There were also two prototypes, including VX770.

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Brand
Avro
Product Code
PER161

Avro Vulcan Platinum Jubilee Mug

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Product Code: PER161

£7.99

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