Antique German Glass Beer Stein Metal Lid Patriotic Bismark Portrait c1870s
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Antique German Glass Beer Stein Metal Lid Engraved Patriotic Bismark Portrait/Unification of Germany c. Description: Presented is a beautiful German beer stein made of pressed glass around the early 1870s. The stein is made in the traditional plain cylindrical form with molded facets. The lid is made of white metal with a finely and skilfully engraved portrait of Otto von Bismark. Otto von Bismark (1815 – 1898) was the beloved architect and first chancellor of the German Empire. He was very popular among German military for his role in unification of Germany. Ein Hoch sei Ihm’ gebracht der Deutschland Eins und stark gemacht! Praise to him who made Germany united and strong! The unification of Germany under Prussia was a very important and highly celebrated event in 1871. The stein was made around this time to commemorate this event and to celebrate Bismark’s role in it. The bottom of the stein shows the molded mark with a Prussian Eagle and the words “Gesetzlich Geschützt” (Protected by Law, Copyrighted or Patented) that most likely refers to the system of attaching the lid. Very good condition with some minor flakes to the bottom rim, no serious damage or repairs. The stein is 5.5 tall to the top of the thumblift. It is 0.3L capacity. Condition: Very good w/minor flakes on bottom. Height: 5.5 in. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Antique German Glass Beer Stein Metal Lid Patriotic Bismark Portrait c1870s” is in sale since Friday, December 3, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany”. The seller is “beer-stein” and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.