Napco, which stands for National Potteries Corporation, was established in 1938 in Bedford, Ohio. Originally producers of decorative jars and vases for floral decor, they would become more known for their imported glassware, pottery, and ceramics from Japan. Between the mid 1950’s and 60’s, Napco would produce most of their more popular salt and pepper shakers, many of which are still highly sort after to this day.
Thanks to licencing deals they were able to release unique pieces modeled after popular actors and cartoon/comic characters. [Read more…]