Identify a small Stein

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  • #34049 Reply

    Martyn

    Hi All,

    I recently acquired a small Stein from my grandfather. Height is 95mm (3.7inch).
    I would like to know the background of this item, perhaps someone on this forum can help me out.
    There is one number: 1628, but I have no clue what that could mean.

    Link to image:
    https://goo.gl/photos/JTEgh6iFohBHsktx9

    Many thanks!

  • #34050 Reply

    Martyn

    If needed I can make more pictures.

  • #34053 Reply

    SEastman
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    Well, the subject is Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, which is a not uncommon theme on German, small steins, sometimes called children’s steins.

  • #34055 Reply

    Ron

    Martyn,

    Steveonsteins.com has four articles on Kinder mugs, steins, Kinder krugs.

  • #34060 Reply

    SEastman
    Participant

    Also, the Dec 2007 issue of Prosit has an article on Snow White and photos of a number of steins illustrating the story. One is a full color version with lid of your stein. Note that this is the original Brothers Grimm version of the story, not the modern Disney one. In German she is Schneewittchen. Kinder krug is German for child’s stein.

  • #34072 Reply

    martyn

    Thanks all for the help.
    I now have an idea what is is.

    • #34142 Reply

      John Piet

      Martyn,
      In looking at the Old Stein Manufacturers Catalogs in the Reading Room, I would say that your stein is Marzi & Remy, mold number 1628.

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