Simon Peter Gerz I, died 12th September 1893 and was succeeded by his son-in-law b. The Gerz mark was applied then the Goldschmidt mark was applied over the top when the mistake was realised. No lithophanes with nudes or erotic scenes ever appear in vintage regimental steins. The value of the stein varies on the material used, design of the stein, maker and when it was produced. The inside of these new treated lids look the same as the outside, usually uniformly dark Figs.
Besides glass steins, we also offer beer steins made from traditional stoneware, ceramic, pewter, porcelain and crystal, with open tops or pewter lids. We have a Hat Sizing Table along with the images of the item. Just enter the mold number of the stein in our search-box and we'll show you all matching beersteins in the database. Lithophane steins may be found in the Lithophane category. Some may have raised edges.
In most cases, the inside of the lid is lighter than the outside of the lid. Collectible beer stein identification Identify your own steins by or browse the database for producers, designers or keywords. This colorful and vibrant German beer stein captures the essence of Oktoberfest with beautiful hand painted artwork on the raised relief designs of Oktoberfest beer halls, draft horses and Munich. Made of the finest materials extracted from the renowned Westerwald. Made In Germany Approximate Dimensions Length. The first thing that you have to look for is a Made in Germany label on the bottom of the stein.
I have seen some blogs that will tell you to look for a lithophane image in the bottom of the stein by holding it up to light to see the image. The watchful collector will find interest in our. Keep in mind there are always exceptions to general rules. German beer steins will have a lithophane on the bottom. Especially valuable are collectible designs with brewery emblems, Bavarian motifs of Munich and the official souvenir mug of the annual Oktoberfest. Should you wish to browse the catalog, you may do so by clicking on the Previous and Next buttons at the bottom of each catalog page.
In these examples, the same roster from Fig. Our selection includes , , , , , and themed designs featuring lively characters. Military beer steins are extremely collectible because of the hand-painted decoration and ornate metalwork. Shop all and collectible steins available for sale. Family Tradition Beer steins are often passed down from generation to generation. This German stein also features depictions of famous landmarks from some of Germany's most loved cities. A stein with blotches or cracks in the glaze or enamel is less valuable than one free of flaws.
The winner's logo design is then used on all kinds of merchandise: t-shirts, mugs, steins, hats, umbrellas, posters, etc. There was another Simon Peter Gerz b. Porcelain is made from kaolin clay and fired at the hottest temperatures as high as 2,600 degrees Fahrenheit which produces exceptionally white ceramics and very thin-walled vessels. This finely crafted German beer stein with the primary theme of draft horses pulling a beer wagon features one of Oktoberfest's most loved iconic traditions. If the roster from an infantry stein is repeated on a artillery stein, both steins are obviously suspicious. No mass reproduced regimental stein has ever been found that is completely authentic. The Graf Zeppelin was a civilian passenger ship constructed in 1928.
It features a lithographed battle scene, which is difficult to specify because the photo isn't clear enough. Copyright © 2000-2019 — All rights reserved. The difference between the types are the blends of the clay mixture and firing temperatures. Click on any of the top titles to sort. Handle of the Stein New German beer steins have a bump in the handle. They have not researched well enough because there isn't enough light available to penetrate the clay material of an earthenware stein. This beautiful and one of a kind German Beer Stein features the Bundeswappen Seidel mit Adler theme on raised relief artwork presented in a rustic style.
New lids are made in relatively few designs. Please refer to it before making your purchase. His company finally received its licence to produce in 1862. There are always mistakes in uniforms, headgear, units insignias, dates and location of service and other details. Authentic steins will have the German spelling.
The roster found on a cavalry stein, for example, may also be used on a stein purportedly from an infantry regiment. Many souvenir items were available such as pipes, clocks, flasks and especially steins. Have you wondered why some German Beer Steins are so cheap on the internet? Fit is very subjective Some people wear their hats low, some at an angle and some quite high. Made of the finest materials extracted from the renowned Westerwald region of Germany by the world. If the lithophane shows a nude woman Fig.
Although some were made by Mettlach, Meissen, Capo-di-Monte, and other famous factories, most were made by less important German potteries. Why is it flying over a German zeppelin shed? Decorations on most authentic regimental steins include at least some hand painting. Most of these depict historical scenes. Old regimental German beer steins contain only a rank and a last night. This beautiful Made in Germany beer stein features a timeless black and rustic beige color motif highlighting different cities of Germany as well as Rothenburg ob der Tauber which is accented with.