Category: Pewter Steins and Drinkg Vessels
“Roerkenville” (Northern Germany) – A Very Expensive Town To Live In.
“Roerkens” are small “pilsner shaped” Northern German (mostly Baltic area) pewter drinking vessels, almost always associated with a Guild! A premier “Roerkenville” inhabitant is as this one below: At only 7.25 inches tall, with notched body fillets. Also notched rings on bottom of dome and around the lip of the lid, the lip of […]
F. Santessson’s Works, and his “Till Eulenspiegel’s Daubenkrug.” (AWPD)
The Master Pewter-smith from Stockholm, Sweden, F. Santesson made this piece. One of the best known, and most respected, producers of pewter steins of all types including the “Daubenkrug” was F. (Frans) Santesson of Stockholm, Sweden. Frans was born into a pewter-smiths family, and learned the trade both by working with his father, and by working […]
Weygang’s  Towers, Servers, Flasks, Wine Cans, etc. – (AWPD)
Weygang beaker – ebay ad said: 18th Century Pewter Gothic Wine Goblet footed w Gargoyles – Marked W-A 1726-Rare. So sorry sport .Wrong! MORE “WEYGANG FAMILY” BEER DRINKING ITEMS: TOWERS A Weygang tower, 16 inches tall, sold on German eBay for $535, plus shipping (4-1011, which i thought was a good buy.) The copper turret had been […]
Kayserzinn Serving Steins, Mugs, Beakers, etc. – ( AWPD)
A fairly well known pewter stein, server and beaker maker. Kayserzinn was in business from 1862 to 1925. They also made “Jugenstil” objects of daily use, such as candlesticks, ashtrays, lamps, beakers, vases, tea and coffee sets. In 1862 the Dusseldorf based Kayser family, already in the tin industry, opened a foundry in the Bockum […]
Weygang’s  and Other Makers’ “Niche steins”; These Are Not ‘Guild’ Steins! (AWPD)
The introduction to this subject is from a Ron Fox article in “Prosit” explaining the benefits of attending any given ‘Beer Stein College,’ and it was then later reproduced in “The Pewter Collectors and Researchers’ Newsletter” with his permission. Best read at a higher magnification! ABOVE: REAL GUILD STEINS & CUPS . Called “Guild Steins” by SCI’ers and […]
“Pewter Rules for Dummies,” & the Pewter Stein Collector’s Newsletter’s Index.
A pewter pokal, 16.5 inches, dated 1636 (very authentic and not a Weygang historismus piece) A presentation piece, but not indicated by anything on the piece. But the recipient would have known why!! The names on the shield are all German knights so it well may have come out of the “30 Years War.” [FWTD] An excerpt (requested […]