Antique Mettlach 1L Etched German Beer Stein #1786 St. Hilf Du heilger Florian, wir fangens zweite Löschen an. Help thou Holy Florian, we begin the second extinguishing. Florian is regarded as the patron of firefighters and is invoked as a protector from danger of fire. The second extinguishing in the text is a reference to the ability of beer to extinguish thirst. The mark consists of the abbey above a banner, or placard, which includes the word “METTLACH” and the joined letters V and B (for Villeroy and Boch). The abbey mark, frequently referred to incorrectly as a “castle”, is a representation of an 11th century abbey which still stands today in the village of Mettlach. C/w “Gegen Nachbildung Geschützt” (which means “protected against copying”). Tall 8 1/4 21,5 cms. Tall w/ Lid 10 1/4 26 cms. Diameter top 3 3/8 8,5 cms. Diameter base 4 1/2 11,5 cms. Condition: On border top a chip has been professionally restored and the lid looks like not original of the stein. No chips or other damage. We took detailed pictures, please observe them attentively. I use professional packing to deliver this item. We pack to very high standards, using international wrapping materials, plenty bubble bag, polystyrene popcorn and secure special hard boxes so that they will arrive safe & sound. 20 Laboral days UNINSURED: To U. Usd 62. To Europe total cost usd 66. To Australia, JAPAN & CHINA: usd 69. Other countries, please ask. You can track the package with the Air Guide number. Sellers are not responsible for service transit time. Transit times are provided by the carrier, exclude weekends and holidays, and may vary with package origin and destination, particularly during peak periods. The item “19th Century Mettlach Villeroy and Boch 1L Stein # 1786 St. Florian” is in sale since Friday, August 2, 2019. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Villeroy & Boch”. The seller is “reedcruzdelsur” and is located in Montevideo. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Object Type: STEIN
- Color: Multi-Color