2003 - from maxlugar
Hi everyone at SCI.
I was just washing my collection of steins tonight and thought I should
picture of some of my favorites while I had them out on the basement
I've been collecting for about ten years now and really love it. Thank
this web site. It is so great to be able to ask a question in Stein
Talk and get
it answered so fast!
Anyway, my pride and joy is the giant stein in the middle. I had been
in the window of this junk store in Manhattan where I work and after a
I broke down and bought it. The picture doesn't come close to showing
painted it is. A real work of art. My other favorite is the Navy Cap
(white body, in the middle at the right). It has a nice lithophane as
great story about that one is I bought it at lunch time on a Friday in
antique store and that night after work I went out bar hoping with some
I think I must have forgotten it at three bars and had to keep going
back to get
it. Finally I lost it for good and the next morning I was kind of like
well it was just a $20 dollar stein". Then I started thumbing through
Beer Stein Book and there it was! And it was listed with a value of
Needless to say I called every bar I was at and found someone who put
I picked it up that day and still laugh when I look at it. I have no
idea if it
is a fake or not but that stein has some history to me.
Well thanks for everything SCI. I can't wait to add some character
steins to my
collection. I really love the skull on the book steins. If
every wants to unload one let me know!