~ Kaufm(ann) Verein Nürnberg ~
This stein is for a Merchant's Association in Nuremberg with headquarters in Bayreuth and called "the Mercury Association". Kaufmann literally means "one who buys", but is a commonly used term for a merchant. The Roman god Mercury is representative of business. The unmarked stein is ca. early 1900's.
Kaufm(ann) Verein Nürnberg
Verein Merkur
Ortsverein Bayreuth
Merchant Association Nuremberg
Mercury Association
Headquarters Bayreuth
Translation: Roy De Selms
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