The Ould Mug

I thought it was Auld Mug? Difficult to correct a spelling mistake in copper.  It was an ill considered subject, rendered poorly in a medium that is almost always a pointer to crappiness. At least during the boom, the copper might have been worth something, but with metal prices in the toilet… well even a Chinese smelter wouldn’t buy it.

Beaufort Street.


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20 Responses to The Ould Mug

  1. Snuff says:

    Is that the enchanting lustre of Wembley Ware I spy, TLA ? Apparently Neil Wedd can get his hands on some of these Australia II lamps by the way, if you’re interested.


  2. Grrr says:

    We should buy it for Bondy.


  3. Snuff says:

    How many Americas ? An apostrophic outravesty.


  4. My Ning, how much would this copper be worth at today’s prices?


  5. BrownBook says:

    Nothing says Perth more than dodgy America’s Cup souvenirs.


    • Bento says:

      My mate’s dad had the Mitsubishi Magna ‘Challenge’ special edition, with little Auld (Ould) Mug decals on the quarter panels and glove box. I wouldn’t have thought a Magna could get any crappier than the standard model, but I guess they proved me wrong.

      It had the short-lived ‘WA – Home of the America’s Cup’ personalised licence plate, too. Man, that was a sweet ride.


  6. Frank Calabrese says:

    And in my extensive Vinyl collection I have the following America’s Cup related songs.

    Australia II- -The Jingle Factory – Bondy’s original Jingle, plus the god -awful Ch 9 Jingle “Saliing Australia” sung to Waltzing Matilda, complete with cringeworthy Kiddie Chorus.

    But of course nothing beats this :-)

    and as featured on Ch 10’s Good Morning Australia with a young Kerri Anne.

    And a Ch 7 News Story.

    all 3 clips posted by the performer Alston Koch – formally lead singer of 70’s Disco Band – Dark Tan.


  7. Frank Calabrese says:

    I forgot I also have this song by Glenn Shorock.


    • Richarbl says:

      I commend myself for not viewing any of these videos, despite an inane compulsion to see just how sad the human race has become.


  8. Frank Calabrese says:

    And here is THAT Footage of when we did win the Auld Mug.


  9. Richarbl says:

    You people are all crazy!!! This artifact will be worth at least ten, maybe twelve dollars in years to come.
    The future people, the future!!


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