Inebriated Golfer #51688 (CO-52) front view.
Inebriated Golfer #51688 (CO-52) side view.
Paper label on the base of the Inebriated Golfer #51688 (CO-52).
Hachiya Brothers ink stamp, which is remarkably similar to the coat of arms shown below, together with the importer, A.A Importing Co. 7700 Hall Street, St Louis. Missouri, who also imported from Albert Jacob Thewalt
The coat of arms of Staffordshire The primary pottery region of the U.K.
Distributor of "Hachiya" steins showing aluminised label, on the base of stein, for Giftcraft. 8550 Airport Road, Brampton, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. U.S. offices in Williamsville, Grand Island & Tonawanda, all in New York State.
Generic " Made in Japan" label, on base of "Hachiya" stein.
Bearded Pixie #51685 (CO-50)
Distributors label on Bearded Pixie
Distributor of "Hachiya" steins showing aluminised label, on the base of Mallard duck stein. Having immigrated from Japan in 1917, Hide Naito opened a Portland import business in 1921 which became the Norcrest China Company in 1958. The family business was run by sons Sam (b.1921-?) and Bill (b.1926-d.1996). Norcrest China closed in 2004.
Another "Hachiya" distributor, John Kent of New York bought a batch of steins in 1972.