Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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Large stoneware beer stein, approx. 8" x 4" dia., the front transfer-printed with an image of the city of Nuremberg, with the legend "Nurnberg - die Stadt der Reichsparteitage" ("Nuremberg - The City of the Reich Party Days", commemorating the NSDAP's annual rallies in that city prior to World War II. It is covered with a hinged pewter lid stamped with the insignia of the "Reichsbund der Deutschen Beamten" ("Reich Federation of German Civil Servants"), or RDB, with the legend: "Zum Silbernen Dienstjubilaum V.D. Fachschaft 13 Gemeindebeamte" ("For the Silver Service Anniversary V.D. Student Council 13 Municipal Officials"). The underside bears the green "Mercury" mark of noted stein maker Villeroy & Boch of Mettlachm, as well as the mark "L. Ostermayr Nurnberg", most likely the artist or retailer. The base also shows the incised numerals "1526" and "35", Shows an approx. 1 1/2" chip to the edge of the base, else very good to fine.
NUREMBERG SOUVENIR BEER STEIN FOR RDB OFFICIALS
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Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $160.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $300.00
Estimate: $300 - $400
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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