What are the most valuable beer steins?

What are the most valuable beer steins?

Mettlach steins of Mettlach produced undoubtedly the most prestigious stoneware hand-painted pieces you can find nowadays. Most of them were made between 1880 and 1910.

What is the difference between a beer mug and a beer stein?

Here in the US, a container with a handle that is thick walled and can hold a large volume is called a mug. In Germany, this type of drinking vessel is called a seidel. If your seidel also has a lid, then it’s called a stein.

What are old German beer steins worth?

$7 to $5,000
To determine whether your stein with an engraved metal lid is a valuable antique or just a quirky stein collectible, you need to look for clues about how old the stein is, how it was made and in which German factory. Antique German beer steins value range anywhere from $7 to $5,000.

Why is there a lid on a beer stein?

The lid. The lids on beer mugs serve as a sanitary measure, especially to keep insects out of the beer. They are usually made out of pewter, and are usually equipped with a lever that is in reach of the thumb, so that it is possible to grab the mug and open and close the lid with a single hand.

What do Germans call a large beer glass?

The original German term was used first back in the late 1800s! Every fan of Oktoberfest knows about steins. Those huge beer glasses that hold a whole litre of beer. Oh, how we love them!

Can you get a glass beer stein engraved?

All Glass Beers Steins Are Engravable German Steins is your one stop shop for personalized beer mugs. Any of our great glass beer steins can be engraved with up to five lines of text in one of thirteen different fonts. We use a state-of-the-art laser engraver to give your German beer stein a unique, personalized touch.

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What are the features of a glass beer stein?

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