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Sometimes they are made so that shaving soap or cream can also be kept warm for a more luxurious shave. Early vintage mugs and scuttles were generally decorated (sometimes elaborately): vintage mugs in particular often depicted the shaver’s occupation although sometimes they showed membership in a fraternal group or perhaps a favorite hobby.Later vintages saw the beginnings of promotional uses.
When people went on vacation they might bring back a souvenir.
Others are meant to show off some aspect of the shave…or the shaver. Let’s see if we can make sense of the different varieties and what they are used for with this introduction to shaving mugs and scuttles.
First, for the purposes of this article let’s try to distinguish between a mug and a scuttle.
Some people find they are able to hold better than other types for the purpose of shaving.
New soap scuttles are functional but somewhat promotional (in that they usually simply designed and decorated, and show the logo of a shaving brand like ).