The Reading Room



The Reading Room contains links to approximately 100 informative articles and resources for stein collectors. This material is  organized into general categories as shown below. For ease of navigation, you may click on any of the categories and your browser will take you directly to that section. Or, of course, you can navigate the list by scrolling up and down.

Sources which deserve special attention are:

Most recently added or updated:

Translations Illustrated by Roy De Selms (updated on a regular basis)
The Marks of Finishing Firms – Those “other” marks

Getting Started: An Introduction to Stein Collecting


Specific Areas of Collecting Interest:

Glass Steins:

Reference Works:

Translation Aids:

Miscellaneous Articles:

Manufacturers, Artists, Designers, etc.:

Themes and Stories on Steins: