CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A first-time, limited-edition Blenko Glass Father’s Day tankard will go on sale at 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston. The limited-edition piece was created in honor of Governor Jim Justice, and only 100 will be available to purchase. The special edition tankard will be unveiled at the Governor’s Mansion at 12:30 p.m. prior to the sale.

The tankard is cobalt blue with a paw paw – hued handle. The governor’s signature is sandblasted on the bottom with his initials and state outline etched on one side. The pieces will be numbered 1 to 100 and will sell for $44 each. The tankard will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, contact Bethany Cline, deputy curator for the department, at (304) 558-0220 or

WHO: WVDACH, Governor’s Office and Blenko Glass Company
WHAT: 100 limited edition Father’s Day tankards created in honor of Governor Jim Justice for purchase.
WHEN: 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019, Unveiling at Governor’s Mansion
               1 p.m., On Sale at Culture Center, following unveiling
WHERE: Governor’s Mansion and The Culture Center, State Capitol Complex, Charleston