An authentic German beer stein has a lid that is very similar or complimentary to the design and painting of the stein itself. Maybe a timeline for the markings of each of the major firms? No matter what style of stein you are looking for, you are sure to find it right here! This German stein also features depictions of famous landmarks from some of Germany's most loved cities. Collectible beer stein identification Identify your own steins by or browse the database for producers, designers or keywords. Here, at our specialty drinkware store we offer the best old style West German and Bavarian beer steins featuring a variety of artistic accents and decorative designs. Have you wondered why some German Beer Steins are so cheap on the internet? Many people who collect steins are confused by the notion that once Germany was de facto separated that they immediately began thinking of themselves that way and began so marking their products.
What I am going to tell you may seem to be a bad thing at first but it is a good way of telling if the stein was hand painted. The company became a G. Impressed mark after approximately 1893 Basemark on Simon Peter Gerz 1 1362, dated 1908. Check out some of our. Our family has been selling real German beer steins since 1954, a tradition we continue today. There was another Simon Peter Gerz b. Spending a little bit more money up front on high quality beer steins that are actually made in Germany using natural materials will ensure you get a collectible beer stein you are proud of and will last.
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. Inventory and Ecommerce Management Condition: Used, Condition: Chips? Besides glass steins, we also offer beer steins made from traditional stoneware, ceramic, pewter, porcelain and crystal, with open tops or pewter lids. New this week: Updated this week: Beer stein identification by searching our free online database Are you looking to identify your own beer stein or steins that you found on a fleamarket or in an antiques shop? Being an online based beer mugs and specialty cups store we do not have many of the expensive operating costs of traditional drinkware stores. Impressed Gerz mark together with a distributor's mark. These cheap knock offs for sale do not use high quality natural materials, have cheaply made lids and hinges that break easily and are not very decorative or collectible.
Most beer steins are called either earthenware or stoneware. I hope this might help you find the real German handcrafted beer stein. A word of advice Remember, if your measurement falls somewhere in the middle of a size range, it's advisable to choose the next largest size. Whether giving a beer stein as a gift, adding to your collection or starting one we make it easy and affordable for you to buy the best most decorative German made beer steins. But does it really matter why your beer tastes better in a stein? This meant they could afford to buy a few modest luxuries, and the large old style decorative beer stein became an important status symbol and display piece for these Germans.
Has anyone worked out a really good timeline, if there is one? I can see that different companies did not necessarily use the same choice the same years. Made In Germany Approximate Dimensions Length. Simon Peter Gerz I, died 12th September 1893 and was succeeded by his son-in-law b. Our vast selection of German drinkware is specially selected by our staff to include unique, hand-crafted and distinctive collectibles. When you are finished bidding please direct message us for an invoice.
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. While it is impressive, it isn't the easiest Beer Stein to drink from. . I am not aware of any one document showing how each manufacturer chose to show their country markings. Whether you want a name, date, message, logo or all of the above, our in house engraving staff will make your stein one of a kind. Another thing to look at is the painting. If eBay requires immediate payment for any buy it now items we are not able to combine the shipping.
Each is individually numbered and marked with the Thewalt brand. Tastefully hand painted, the stein also is adorned with a delicate and detailed ornamental lid of the iconic Liesl. It is usually made of some kind of metal such as pewter. The high cost and durability of these collectible old beer steins made them worthy of some fine decorative ceramic art. Remember there are craftsman sitting at tables all day doing this painting on highly reliefed steins and it is very easy to miss a tiny spot in one of the reliefs or overlap some paint. This authentic imported from Germany Beer Stein features a prominent relief of the German Deutschland Eagle in a rustic style. Hoist a brew in style with our unique ceramic West Germany Steins.
Even though these decorative West German and Bavarian beer steins for sale were relatively expensive for their time and very collectible many of the landless day laborers were able to afford them. Authenticity is important to us, which is why you'll find that many of our steins are handmade in Germany with centuries old designs that inspire nostalgia for many of our customers. These hats generally have an elastic sweatband to accommodate a wide range of sizes. This finely crafted German beer stein with draft horses pulling a beer wagon features one of Oktoberfest's most loved iconic traditions. Unfortunately not all of them are marked and they come from several different manufacturers. Some prefer their fedoras to be angled. In my house most of our steins are used for decoration so the lids are closed.
So the court said the manufacturers had to be more specific. Besides having lids original old style West German and Bavarian beer steins were also very decorative. Old regimental German beer steins contain only a rank and a last night. Glass, Ceramic and Plastic Beer Steins Available Originally made of earthenware, steins now come in more durable materials. Along with being the perfect gift, drinking your brew out of an authentic ceramic stein will make your beer taste better. The lid is usually ornately decorated with something that complements the painting on the stein.
A truly classic German beer stein that utilizes the classic cobalt blue coloring motif to feature the iconic Deutschland Eagle on a raised relief. Just enter the mold number of the stein in our search-box and we'll show you all matching beersteins in the database. We will not send a combined invoice unless it is requested. In most cases, the inside of the lid is lighter than the outside of the lid. Handle of the Stein New German beer steins have a bump in the handle. Returns We accept returns within 30 days of receiving the item. Customize yours with a personalized message.