Can you identify any of the following marks? Perhaps a stein in your collection has one of these marks? We would love to know which producer used these markings..
Unknown designer initials "FM" on an stein dating to circa 1908
M&W #2126, unknown designer signature
Image L34 Leaping stag mark on 1/4L Westerwald stein
Image L33. Basemark on a stein featuring a relief image of the Bratwurstglocklein
Image L32. Post war stein 1970's?
Has been seen with impressed "West Germany".
Image L31, mark on underside of plain lid.
L29 Mark on Bohemian style stein
Image L27. Pewterer's mark
Image L24 (Johann Remy / Rohrbach?)
Image L 23
Image L22. Moulded mark on base of glass stein.
Image L21. Unknown (amateur or professional) artist on a Ceramic Art Company - Beleek stein.
Image L19. Wekara?
Image L18. Unknown maker who supplied steins for onward decoration, Theo Kuhn
was supplied this way.
Image L15. JRH touchmark has been used on a Dümler & Breiden kanne #20
Image L11. A Swiss (Zurich)1901, 0.4 L cap mark. CK?
Image L4 HF?
Impressed base mark on S.P.Gerz #880 0.4L. Made possibly for a retailing store?
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Salt glazed Westerwald stein TH. Image C33
Image C32 Impressed mark on a Jacksonville publicity stein, made in the Westerwald.
Image C31 Impressed mark on Marzi & Remy stein
Image C29 base mark on a stoneware stein, possibly by a Munich based decorator, dated pre 1889.
Image C23. Artist's mark on Jos Lichtinger / Merkelbach & Wick stein.
Image C15. Underside of lid on stein decorated in green.
Image C14. Base mark from stein decorated in green.
Image C10. Unknown decorator on a Karl Rau
Image C4. Decorator or vendor? on a Gerz #788
Image C2. Post war mark, possibly of a company in the Sauerland region which is no longer in existence.
R26 Majolica serving jug
Image R24. Basemark on a West German "Faience" style stein.
Image R23. Post war pewterer's mark on lid rim. Seen on several different makes of Westerwald stein.
Image R19. Unknown pewterer on Johann Lipp stein.
Image R18 "LE"?
29 September 2022: A viewer of this website recognises one of the marks as being a mermaid, and believes these markings may have been used the city of Nuremberg in the 18th century.
29 September 2022: It has been suggested that this may be a marking of producer 'Carstens Tönnieshof' in Höhr-Grenzhausen. There is no proof of that yet.
Image R9, Gerhard Knopf in Steinbach, c.1975.
Image R8. Probably a counterfeit version of the beehive mark of Royal Vienna Porcelain.
Possibly Ackermann & Fritze - Volkstedt.
Image R7. On underside of lid of RM #2164 stein.
Image R 27. The Pillars of the building spell out COPIE. The initials are probably decorators marks.
Image R5. On lid of V&B - Mettlach #2091 dated 1894.
Image R4. GM=Master Silversmith unknown. 3 Crowns=Sweden.
Kings head=Stockholm. H6?=1886
Image R3. Sevre - Old or repro?
Image R2. evre Old or repro or fake?
Unknown mark 'v' over 'M'..?
Unknown decorator's mark 'L' over 'W', found on a cold war beer stein. Around the emblem is the word "Handarbeit". Above it a word that looks like "ROME", but probably is not.