Impressed "Conrad Schaefer, Marburg". Inked, "Gesetzlich geschützt".
1/2 litre Merkelbach & Wick capacity mark.
Promotional stein featuring Marburg, Hesse. Manufactured by Merkelbach & Wick Lid inscribed 1873 - 4th December 1887.
Lid insert showing the Marburg City Coat of Arms as established in 1895, which would indicate that the engraved date on the lid is not concurrent with the stein's manufacturing date. Stein is identified by its Merkelbach & Wick handle and capacity mark.