ARTIFACT: This is a fabulous old 1890s Hires Root Beer mug by Villeroy & Boch of Mettlach, Germany. The mug shows a young man raising a mug of the beverage and advises to JOIN HEALTH AND CHEER DRINK HIRES ROOTBEER. In height and 3? In diameter at top. MARKINGS: 3012 and VILLEROY & BOCH METTLACH MADE IN GERMANY. ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MGEX07 LFJJX2/11 SLEGEX2/15 advs00000. CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The mug has some crazing inside and small spots of light discoloration here and there but has no chips whatsoever. GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original. The item “Fabulous Antique Vintage 1890s Hires Root Beer Mug by Villeroy & Boch, Mettlach” is in sale since Thursday, May 5, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Advertising\Soda\Hires Root Beer”. The seller is “flyingtigerantiques” and is located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type of Advertising: Mug
- date of Creation: 1890
- Brand: Hires Rootbeer
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany