German Beer Stein

Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Hanke #1186 c. 1900

Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Hanke #1186 c. 1900
Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Hanke #1186 c. 1900
Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Hanke #1186 c. 1900
Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Hanke #1186 c. 1900

Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Hanke #1186 c. 1900    Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Hanke #1186 c. 1900
Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Description: This amazing beer stein/server was manufactured in late 1890s - early 1900s by Reinhold Hanke - one of the most famous beer stein manufacturers of the "Golden Era" of German beer stein production. It belongs to the "character" stein family - beer steins made in form of things or persons. This is probably the most collectible category of antique beer steins. The stein is made in the form of a bowling pin with stylized wooden texture and the relief picture of a boy celebrating a perfect strike. Please note - this is a very large, 15 tall version of the famous bowling pin stein. It is quite rare - it was made in much lesser quantities and few of the surviced the century. Also, keep in mind that there are very few character steins of this size. There is no manufcturers mark, only the model number 1186.

But the stein is well-known among the beer stein collectors as the Hanke stein. It is in a very good condition, with no chips or cracks. There is only minimal age-related paint wear and some pewter losses where the lid inlay is inserted. The lid and inlay sit quite tight. The stein is very large and impressive - 15 tall, 2 L capacity.

Condition: Very good - see description. The item "Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. 1900" is in sale since Sunday, March 12, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany". The seller is "beer-stein" and is located in New York.

This item can be shipped worldwide.


Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Hanke #1186 c. 1900    Large Antique German Character Beer Stein Bowling Pin by R. Hanke #1186 c. 1900