The tang is frimly attached to the lid and the strap is tight. The stein stands 8 3/4H not including the thumblift. Your satisfaction is our guarantee. The item "German Westerwald 0.5L Saltglaze Beer stein with Ornate Lid c. 1822" is in sale since Saturday, November 21, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany". The seller is "herzo" and is located in Columbia, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.