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Annual New Years Auction

Sat, Dec 30, 2023 01:00PM EST
Lot 267

Two Regimental Beer Steins

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Two antique porcelain German regimental beer steins with pewter lids. The first, commemorating a musket unit from Stuttgart in service from 1908-1910, features a finial depicting a soldier in full service dress lifting a stein in toast. Measures approximately 13 1/2" in height with a base 4" in diameter. This piece is in excellent condition. The second, personally inscribed to a Andreas Hornberger, commemorating his time in the Third Bavarian Pioneer Battalion, Second Company, from 1909-1911, features a finial depicting a steam locomotive engine. Lithophane present at the the bottom of the stein. bottomv Measures approximately 10 1/2" in height with a base 4 1/4" in diameter. This piece shows a fair degree of wear to the painted images and text but is by and large still in fine shape. The pewter lids on both exhibit patina consistent with their age. Keywords: German, Germany, militaria, drinking, mug

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