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Salem China, China Replacement, American Dinnerware

Salem China, Replacement China, discontinued china pattern Made in the USA.

Salem China Pattern - The Salem China Company of Salem, Ohio was founded in 1898 by Pat and John McNichol, Dan Cronin, and William Smith, all from East Liverpool, Ohio. From 1898-1960 the company was engaged in both manufacturing and distribution. Since 1960, its function has been distribution only. In addition to the manufacture and distribution of dinnerware, novelty, and souvenirware, the Salem China Co. distributed flatware, crystal, and Corningware and was the American distributor for the James Sadler Company, English manufacturers of teapots. The company supplemented its sales to retail outlets by heavy reliance on bank, movie, drugstore, and supermarket promotions. Salem ceased all business when the plant burned a few years ago.