Sachsenglas stein, specially manufactured for R. Wagner with his own mark, so he could install his own lids.
"R.W Mettlach" moulded mark of pewterer in body of Sachsenglas stein.
Mark from lid on Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach #1908/637, dated 1898, showing "R. Wagner Mettlach" on a side view of a lidded stein. ×
Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach stein #1972, dated 1890, with R. Wagner pewter.
Lid with five ring hinge on Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach #1908/637, dated 1898.
Touch mark of R. Wagner on 5 ring hinge assembly of lid on Villeroy & Boch - Mettlach #1972.
Advert placed in the "Adressbuch für die gesammte Brau-Industrie Europas," dated 1898. R. Wagner in Mettlach (Rheinland)Factory (for) metal lidded glasses and steinswith lids in a variety of forms, in the finest English pewter with out lead content. For breweries the artfully executed design for the metal lid with the firm name, crest or patented mark of choice would be sent free of charge.For large orders breweries get special prices.Illustrated current prices are post paid free.Bohemian beer steins for light (coloured) beers.Each - Mark 1.10. Each - Mark 1.00. N.B. Click to enlarge.