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James Arness, who starred as US Marshal Matt Dillon, gave hand-painted coffee mugs to the cast, crew, and selected CBS employees each year at Christmas. Each year's mug depicted a different, hand-painted Western scene on the front, and was trimmed with a gold-leaf handle, and inscribed BEST WISHES FROM JIM on the back. The bottom of each mug is marked PH. CALLARD STUDIO, HAND PAINTED. Scenes depicted include: Cowboy Lassoeing Steer, Ranch-hand Mending Fence, Row of Five Rifles, Stagecoach on Map, and Indian Warrior and Tepees.

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