Huntt's Lunch

Manufacturer: Maddock Pottery Co.
User: Huntt’s Lunch
Date: Circa 1913
Notes: Harry Huntt operated his Huntt’s Lunch restaurants from an office in Room 10, at 10 Central Square, in Lynn, Mass. By 1913, his lunch rooms were located at 14-18 Central Square, 170 Broad Street, 20 Market Square, and a new Huntt’s Cafenet that he opened to the public on Friday, June 13, 1913, located at 11 Willow St.

Based on the letterhead, shown below, the business was established in 1897. The restaurants were still operating in 1926.

Crested with decal illustration of spread-winged eagle standing on angled shield containing “H” in circle; 13 stars with scrolled lines surrounding eagle; Huntt’s Lunch in tan script letters below shield; green and brown pin lines flanking crest. The foot is incised with Maddock’s American China.

Information sources:
Fragment found in Maddock dump site, 1906-1924;
Mug on eBay, 10/13/15; and
June 1913 letter from Harry Huntt about new Cafenet (detail shown below).

ID and photo contributed by Kathleen
Huntt letterhead contributed by Babcock
IDwiki research contributed by L Paul

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