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You are ordering this antique, German made, 1liter, pewter lidded beer stein in excellent condition for age. Mold number on base is 593. A search of the Beer Stein Library for this mold number or “Gambrinus, ” or the saying on the front of the stein, “Festzug des Konigs Gambrinus” does not return any hits. The key to identification is the matching of the handle design to the Westerwald Beer Stein Handle Gallery as MG 85. This suggests that this is a currently uncatalogued Matthias Girmscheid. Saying on the front translates loosely to, The pageant of King Gambrinus. Features our favorite beer symbol, King Gambrinus admiring his creation in a raised, frothing vessel while revelers dance and play music and the beer flows freely from steins and a keg. 1 liter capacity, approx. 11.5″ tall with a 4.5″ base diameter. Weighs just under 3 pounds empty. Perfect Christmas, Birthday, or anytime gift for the Mettlach, Schlitt, or antique stein fanatic in your world. Perfect décor addition to any drinking or German themed space in your home, bar, or restaurant. If you like this one, please see the “Beer Steins” section of my store for more Mettlach, antique, and collectible steins currently available. Please save my store to your favorites and check back frequently for new steins. Thank you for visiting Big Deal’s General Store! Pricing considers the condition and scarcity of the item and is set after a review of current market trends. We love both new and returning customers! I will be happy to help to make sure you everything goes as smoothly as possible. I want you to have your item as soon as possible. I have unfortunately felt the devastation of ordering a valuable collectible, only to have it horribly packaged and arrive in pieces. I do not want that to happen to your item, ever. If this item is needed sooner. Please message me to discuss additional costs based on when you need it by. Please see my store tabs to check out what is in stock today and check back soon to see what is new! The majority of my items are either consignments or estate items.