Karl Merkelbach III / Karl Merkelbach III Inhaber Julius Merkelbach / (Joseph) Schilz K.G.
Brunnenstraße 8, Grenzhausen, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia. (now Höhr-Grenzhausen, Rhineland Palatinate).
Steinzeugfabrik sowie Kohlenhandlung / Stoneware manufacturer as well as being a coal merchant.
Karl Merkelbach founded the company in 1864. Then it became Karl Merkelbach III Inhaber Julian Merkelbach from circa 1922 & finally,
Schilz K.G. from 1952 to the current day.
Became (Joseph) Schilz K.G. through marriage.
Reference: SchilzWesterwald Adressbuch
1.5 Litre stein c/w Bavarian romboid patterns.
Impressed mark on featured stein above, dated from 1952.