Iron Curtain mugs - almost sold out

Iron Curtain mugs - almost sold out

The OVF Iron Curtain mug described as “possibly the best souvenir mug ever” and “looking sublime” by purchasers, is still available. although numbers are limited.

Positive feedback

We’ve now sold around half of our initial batch of mugs and the reaction from purchasers has been overwhelmingly positive:

“Probably the best souvenir mug ever…”

“Received mine yesterday – safely packaged and looking sublime. The quality is excellent and it looks great. I recommend the mug to everyone…”

“Very pleased with it…”

If you have ordered a mug expect delivery in around ten working days from your order being placed. Thank you!


OVF has a limited edition Iron Curtain mug for sale with the proceeds going to two Stoke-on-Trent based charities.It is sixty years since Port Vale’s memorable 1953-54 season. To read more about the side’s amazing exploits please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Port Vale fan Stuart Dean designed this amazing mug to celebrate the team’s achievements and to also raise money for some worthy causes.

There are only 100 mugs on offer so you’ll need to be quick if you want to get your hands on one.

mug-smallHow to order…

Each mug retails at just £10 which includes postage to all UK addresses (if you’re based abroad please contact us and we’ll discuss postage prices with you). If you are a UK resident then…

  1. Select the number of mugs you want to order
  2. Click on the “Pay Now” button
  3. Pay via a Paypal account or credit or debit card
  4. Make sure you enter a valid postal address so we can send it out
  5. Await delivery of your mug
[wp_paypal_payment] If you live abroad please contact Rob via and we can arrange a postal rate to send the mug to you. 

Proceeds to charities

Money from the proceeds of each mug sold will be split between two Stoke-on-Trent based charities – the Donna Louise Trust and the Douglas MacMillan hospice. Both charities have been adopted by OVF and we believe that they are excellent choices to profit from the sale of this mug.

Images of the design

Here are some more shots of the mugs themselves plus a copy of the actual design that has been placed on the mugs.mug-close-up

A mug in more detail


Click on this image to see an enlarged version of the design

About the Iron Curtain side…

Arguably Vale’s greatest-ever side, the 1954 team broke numerous records as it sweep to the Third Division championship while its FA Cup exploits brought it to national attention.

Find out more in our dedicated Iron Curtain section 

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Author: Rob Fielding

Rob Fielding founded OVF in 1996. He's been a Vale fan for over 30 years and lives in Aylesbury. His favourite game was the FA Cup win over Spurs, his all-time hero is striker Andy Jones and he used to own a cat called Osher (named after former winger Osher Williams).

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