Georg Sturm / Zinngießerei -Glaserei Sturm GmbH
Graben 1/0,(37) Hohenzollernring 62, Bayreuth. Bavaria.
Zinngießerei und Glaserei. / Pewterer and Glazier.
Founded as the Zinngiesserei Georg Hahn in 1878 and taken over by George Sturm in 1904 and renamed Zinngießerei -Glaserei Sturm GmbH. From 1948 to 1985 the company was run by Karl Fischer as Managing Director. In 1985, this responsibility was taken over by the brothers George and Carolus Fischer. They are still in business today.
Purchased stein bodies from: Marzi & Remy, Porzellanfabrik Siegmund Paul Meyer
Reference: Zinnladen Bayreuther Adressbücher
"Bayreuth Eichala" refers to the design of pewter stein, with an acorn finial, unique to Bayreuth, made in various sizes.
Mark shown on base of pewter stein.
1/2 litre Marzi & Remy #2459 dated 1935 which also used the "Minenwerfer (mortar thrower) infantry regt. 42, Bayreuth. Christmas 1935" lid.
"Bayreuth Eichala" made by Georg Sturm, shown on featured stein.
"Bayreuth Eichala" made by Georg Sturm.
Touchmark on the underside of a pewter lid, mounted on a modern Westerwald stein.
1/2 litre Marzi & Remy #2752, dated 1935
Lid on featured Marzi & Remy stein above. "Minenwerfer (mortar thrower) infantry regt. 42, Bayreuth. Christmas 1935". This was a Xmas gift to all the members of this regiment.
Mark shown on lid of Marzi & Remy stein.