For mugs & steins from the various Olympic Games - drop down to: Olympics
Glass mugs from the U.S. are mixed in with the
For some European Beer Steins -
go to: European
For some Pub mugs - go to: Pub
Plus a couple of Root Beer Mugs (not Breweriana, but collectible)
Convention has it that steins
have lids and mugs do not, but I may not follow that rule here.
"Salem Beer" with the
"Salem Brewing Association" logo depicting the Oregon State capitol - on a 4⅝" tall (to the lip),
½ L stein, ca.1904. Since these steins were hand painted in Germany
over 100 years ago, the fine striping is the first to
show signs of wear. The fine
striping around the rim and the base is excellent, but more importantly
the logo is flawless.
These steins are becoming difficult to find - in
any condition. $345
"H. Weinhard / Portland Ore" with the HW monogram & eagle
logo, and slogan: "Purity is Health" - on a 6" tall, 0.3L stein from the Henry
Weinhard Brewery. The stein was issued in 1905, for the
4½ month long, Lewis and Clark Exposition held in Portland. It has a
base mark "30" which matches form no.30 used by German stein maker,
Marzi & Remy. Grade 9.5 $110
Good Judge Knows - Rainier" below the figure of a British style wigged
judge, on a
¼L stein by Diesinger, ca.1903. Grade 9.5 $85
"Acme Brewing Co." below Acme Beer logo in orange,
with slogan: "A
Home Product" - and "1401 Sansome St / San Francisco / Phone Kearny
385" - on a 5¼" tall stein, ca.1909. Manufacture's name on
base: "Tho's Maddock's Son's Co. / Trenton, N.J." Some
wear to the silver, mostly on the handle - Grade 8.5-9.0
"Bohemian" on a 4¼" tall, 3/10 L stein from Helena,
Montana. Attributed to the Capital Brewing Co.
Made by the Thuemler Mfg. Co. (capacity mark No."10" on base).
Label for reference only.
Grade 8.5-9.0 $45
"Aug. Lang & Co's Works / San Francisco, Cal."
showing the massive Fredericksburg Bottling Co.
The side panels depict bottles of Red Lion Stout and Tivoli Lager Beer.
The largest of Lang's steins is this 0.5L, 6" tall example, ca.1910.
Exceptional condition - grade 9.5+ $225
on a 5" tall,
¼L stein, made in Germany by J. W. Remy, ca.1908.
From the Aug. Lang
Brewing Association of San Francisco. Grade 9.0-9.5
German saying on a 5" tall, 12 oz. stein by Thuemler of Pittsburgh,
ca.1905. Saying translates as "Do not divulge quietly, do not divulge
aloud, what a friend confided over a glass (of beer)." Has a typical Thuemler handle with the head of
King Gambrinus (the patron saint of beer). Minor surface crazing. Grade
Angeles Brewing Co. - Los Angeles, California - 1572" on a 9" tall jug
by Mettlach. The base is imprinted with an "03" which indicates
the jug was manufactured in 1903. These jugs were was issued to
saloons for take out, much like the growlers of today and would have
required a deposit. The top of lid (right) is marked: “This jug
is not for sale, it is the property of the Los Angeles Brewing Co. -
Kuehnrich - Phone East 82. - U.S. Patent No. 572257.” This patent
was issued on Dec. 1, 1896. "Kuenrich" refers to the president of the
corporation, Paul Max Kuehnrich. This jug is free of chips or
cracks, which is commonly found on the lip and latch assembly. $375
NOTE: The last one of these jugs I
saw for sale was March 2015 on eBay - it sold for $400.
1976 Anheuser-Busch - German Tavern Scene, taller 8" version, made by Ceramarte
- (CS-4) near mint. $25
1982 Budweiser - 50th Anniversary, 2nd in Holiday series - by
Ceramarte, 6½" tall,
(CS-57) near mint. $25
1984 Budweiser - Team & Wagon with Covered Bridge,
4th in Holiday series - by
Ceramarte, 6⅜" tall, (CS-62) near mint. $15
1986 Budweiser - Traditional Houses with Team & Wagon,
6thin Holiday series - by
tall, (CS-66) near mint. $15
1987 Budweiser "Stables" 2nd in the Landmark series. Made
by Ceramarte, 7½" tall
- (CS-73) near mint.
1991 Budweiser, 3rd issue in the Label Series called the
Bottle Label Stein. It depicts a labeled Budweiser bottle, c.1890. A-B
logo is surrounded by high relief barley and hops. Stein
5½" tall, and was made in Brazil by Ceramarte. (CS-136) near mint.
1993 issue - "Erin Go Bud" below the Budweiser "bow-tie" logo. 3rd in the
St. Patrick's Day series - 5½" tall stein made
by Ceramarte. (CS-193) near mint. $22
1996 "Anheuser-Busch / The World's Largest Brewery" - 7" tall, stein by
Ceramarte (CB-3) Collector's Club Membership stein - was available to members
only. The stein's lid has an A-B logo insert (right). Near mint
"Anheuser-Busch / Old Lager" on a 4" mug - official A-B
product. Near mint cond. $8
"Anheuser-Busch / The Pale Lager" on a 4" mug - official A-B product. Near
mint cond. $8
"Leavenworth Brewery - Since 1992" on a 4⅞" stoneware mug. These were
produced in limited numbers, in the inaugural year only - ca.1992. The brand now owned
by the Fish Brewing Co. of Olympia. Scarce! Grade 9.5
"Michelob - Since 1896" in black on a 4½"
mug. Ring around rim and base, plus the logo, all in gold. Mug made by
Florence Ceramic Co. of Pasadena, ca.1969.
"Coors Light - Tappa-Kega-Bru" (spoof of college
fraternities) on a 5¼" tall, ceramic beer stein from
the '80s. Some craze lines in the glaze, but no cracks or chips. Overall
excellent condition. $18
"Coors Brewing Company - Golden, Colorado" in blue, on a 4¾" tall, ceramic beer stein. Grade 9.5 $10
"Michelob" above their logo of the A-B eagle on a red
ribbon. The mug stands 5⅝" tall with three gold
stripes. Made in the USA. Some crazing in the narrow area between the bottom
two gold lines. Grade 9.0 $15
"Schlitz" on belted globe logo, above image of plant and
"Memphis, Tennessee - Official Dedication May 12, 1972" all in
gold. On base: "K-Promotions, Inc. - Milwaukee, Wis." Stein has crazing but
displays beautifully. Grade 8.5 - 9.0 $15
"Schlitz - World's Finest Draught Beer" on 6" tall, ceramic
beer stein - with a kick-up base, from the late '50s. Excellent
condition (it's whiter than it appears in the photo) $15
"Schlitz" on the
iconic trapezoid logo, on a gold striped emblem above a whaling
village scene. This older, .5L stein is 5¼" tall, and
made in W. Germany by Gerz.
"Falstaff Beer" with lion head and shield logo on a
5¼" tall, ceramic beer stein,
ca.1965 (the lion was only used from '64 - '69). The initials
on the rim are on top of the glaze and can probably be removed if
desired. Some crazing to the clear-coat glaze, but still in excellent condition. $15
"Pilsner-Urquell" above the brewery's heraldic logo, on
5¼" tall elfenbein (ivory)
stoneware stein made by Wick-Werke of
Rheinland-Paletinate, Germany (Wick-Werke closed in 1984). The base mark is shown at right. The beer has been produced
since 1842 in
Pilsen, part of today's Czech Republic. Excellent condition. $20
"Eisgrub-Bräu" on a
4¾" tall, .4L, elfenbein (ivory)
stoneware stein by Rastal. From the A. Mainzer Gasthausbrauerei
in Mainz, Rheinland-Paletinate, Germany. Excellent condition. $18