I have purchased these mugs a number of times and love the designs and size of them and have found that they make wonderful gifts. These mugs are frequent gifts to friends and relatives as I can always find one or two that have designs that my recipients will love. I myself have a set of 8 mugs in different animal designs and I use them daily. I will continue to use Paperproducts design for gift giving as well as for my collection.
This item was a gift. I didn't open the packing box prior to giving the gift; I should have as the box (not the packaging box) containing the mug was slightly damaged which was disappointing. The recipient of the gift -- an elderly lady, thankfully didn't notice.