Category: Other Metal Steins and Drinking Vessels
European Art Nouveau And Art Deco Copper and Brass Claret Jugs (Servers)
WMF I believe – CLARET: A Bordeaux wine is any wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France, centered on the city of Bordeaux and covering the whole area of the Gironde department, with a total vineyard area of over 120,000 hectares, making it the largest wine growing area in France. Average vintages produce over 700 […]
A Quick Look At Some of The Brass And Copper “Go-with’s” In A Metal Beer Stein Collection
Oil on Canvas – In the State Heritage museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. No date of painting given. As V &B Mettlach beer stein collectors most always collect a few Mettlach incised (not etched!) plaques to go with their collection, and as “Reservist” beer stein collectors also display Reservist certificates or unit photographs, then so might […]
The Original “Free Church of Scotland” Bell Metal Bronze Chalices. [FWTD]
The Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh. Each Nine inch tall chalice is engraved with: “FREE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND / CANONGATE / 1845” THE ORIGINAL FOUR, BELL – METAL BRONZE CHALICES OF THE “FREE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND.” [FWTD] The “Free Church of Scotland” is a Scottish denomination which was formed in 1843 by a large withdrawal from […]
“Armetale” – What Is This Stuff?
BOWLING PIN BEER MUG, RWP, WILTON ARMETALE. “Armetale” – What is this stuff? My first exposure to “Armetale” was on a going out-to-dinner trip in York, Pennsylvania, with some old friends of mine years ago. The restaurant was a quaint old place with some Federal Colonials name to it. It was very dimly lit and these were hanging on the […]
Bronze Steins and Other Bronze Drinking Vessels, A Short Review.
sos-r[Editor’s note 6-1-2013l Anyone interested in Copper, or old mining should enjoy reading this article I did! ~ http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/01/mes-aynak-afghanistans-buddhist-buried-treasure-faces-destruction/ BRONZE BEER STEINS AND OTHER DRINKING VESSELS: Steins made out of bronze, an alloy of copper and tin, are extremely hard to find, and when found are “usually” old and expensive, due to the process of making […]
How I Clean Old Copper, Brass, Pewter, Silver, & Silver-plate.
NOTE: CLEANERS AND POLISHERS ARE NOT THE SAME TO ME ► TWO SEPARATE PROCESSES! An example of one process described below: A pre-revolutionary Russian brass “pass cup” with copper body rings. I used “King Midas” (a great cleaner, but it is now KAPUT! = Out of business.) to get the initial oxidation off and then “MAAS” to […]
“Copper Clad”, AKA: “Bronzed” Beer Steins.
A copper clad Westerwald 3 liter relief stoneware stein showing three early Frankish kings: Pipen, Charles Martel, and Charlemagne. [Editor’s note 6-1-2013l ~Anyone interested in Copper, or old mining should enjoy reading this article I did! ~ http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/01/mes-aynak-afghanistans-buddhist-buried-treasure-faces-destruction/ A new stein collector asks; “Steve, what is ‘bronzed’ as applied to collectable beer steins?” “Bronzing” is […]
Coined Steins (Munzhumpen) and Beakers (Munzbecher) – (AWPD)
Zinnkrug – Münzhumpen 1821. (Comps. eBay’s “langorium”) I was the runner up on this one, 2-2013! The following group of photos is merely a display of coined beer steins, called “Munzhupen” and “Muntzbechers,” or “coined beakers.” The idea behind this page is only to give the new stein collectors an overview of what may […]
Copper Steins: The Bohemian vs. Bavarian (Munich / Nuremberg [Nürnberg] )
A large Bohemian copper serving stein on the floor. See more at this page: “The Sport of Drinking; the Monks” = http://www.steveonsteins.com/the-sport-of-drinking-p3-the-monks-11-1-10-no-x [Editor’s note 6-1-2013l Anyone interested in Copper, or old mining should enjoy reading this article ~ I did! http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/01/mes-aynak-afghanistans-buddhist-buried-treasure-faces-destruction/ Shown ▲: About 1/5th of the copper beer steins in the Smith’s Museum and Tavern Collection […]
Copper Beer Drinking Vessels; The Russians – A Few Notes.
Different sized and construction Russian Copper beer mugs with one, two and three handles, all in the S M & T ‘s collection: “From Which To Drink.” Ca. MID 1700’Ss-1850. [Editor’s note 6-1-2013l Anyone interested in Copper, or old mining should enjoy reading this article I did! ~ http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/01/mes-aynak-afghanistans-buddhist-buried-treasure-faces-destruction/ Russian copper and brass pots and mugs, such as those […]