Steve's Cup of the Day

 

Cup #008

U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey cup. Gold decaled logo and burnished gold band on off white body.

Topmark close-up

Mayer backstamp
with 1962 date code.

The National Geodetic Survey began operating in 1807 as a civilian organization. It was renamed U. S. Coast & Geodetic Survey in 1878, then reorganized as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in 1970.