Royal Doulton Character Jug, Ronald Reagan D6718 (Dark blue suit, white shirt, purple striped tie). Designed by Eric Griffiths. Series: Presidents of the United States, issued 1984 in limited edition of 2,000. Size: 7.75″H (Large)
Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911 – 2004) began as an Iowa sports announcer, then worked as a movie actor for 30 years. In 1966 Reagan was elected governor of California, then he became President of the United States in 1980 and served two terms until 1988. This jug has the US flag tied with yellow cord and a gold cap at the top. The jug was commissioned for the Republican National Committee. Originally planned as a limited edition of 5,000 pieces, the jug did not sell well and only 2,000 pieces were said to have been produced. It was issued with a certificate and photograph of President Reagan in a decorative folio.