A promotional mug made by Elischer for the State Savings Bank of Victoria.

The mug belonged to Harold 'Keith' Morter who spent his whole working life at the State Savings Bank of Victoria. Through the course of his long and successful career and subsequent retirement, Keith saved a number of mementos of the bank. Keith's collection not only provides insight into one man's working life, it also covers some important periods in Australian banking history, including the introduction of cheque accounts, the opening of small branches across the State, and the adoption of decimal currency.

Physical Description

Tankard style, pottery, dark-olive green glaze. The two sides moulded with a relief map of Victoria and the initials SSB.

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