Homer Laughlin Big Payoff Plate Bess Myerson Pink Floral Silver Tone Rim Collectible Kitsch
This awesome plate has a pink tulip/floral design that adds a great mid-century flair, with a silver/platinum rim. The maker's mark reflects that it was produced by the Homer Laughlin company as "Big Pay-Off Dinnerware designed by Bess Myerson". There are no chips or cracks, and minimal signs of wear to the design. There may be some wear on the silver tone rim.
The Big Pay-Off was a daytime and primetime game show that premiered on NBC in 1951 and ended it's network run on CBS in 1959. It starred 1945 Miss America, Bess Myerson. She didn't design the dinnerware but lent her name to it.It was given as a prize for the show.