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What's New ....................
A new Chapter & Verse is out. Check under the SCI Business link in the Members Only section.
We would like to thank John Piet for this month's Featured Stein. To read more about this unusual stein, click on the picture to the left.
Articles for Prosit issues for the years 1978-1985 and 2013 are now available in the Members Only section.
We would like to thank Ron Gray for this month's Featured Stein. To read more about this unusual stein, click on the picture to the left.
Three new books have been added to the SCI lending library.
The SCI page is up and running again. Check it out!
We would like to thank Ron Gray for this month's Featured Stein. To read more about steins of the 1901 Pan American Exposition, click on the picture to the left.
We would like to thank the Copper Art Museum of Clarkdale Arizona and Drake Meinke for this month's Featured Stein. Drake is the newest member of SCI and the Arizona Stein Collectors; and is also the curator of the Copper Art Museum. To read more about this interesting stein, click on the picture to the left, and if you ever find yourself around Sedona Arizona, drop down to Clarkdale to see this month's and other copper steins.
St. Hubert, the patron saint of hunters, has been the subject of many steins and is featured in the stein to the right. For more information about this stein and St. Hubert, read the article by Steve Breuning in the June issue of Prosit. The issue contains many more articles in addition to those listed below. Click on the picture for a list of all the articles in this issue.
Featured in this issue are:
Operation Vittles, Cold War Steins
by Phil Masenheimer
Meet Bartmann Alias Bearded Man
by Dave Lowry
Photos From the Road
by Ron Fox
Were Steins PC, Political Correct ?
by Les Paul
Rare Character in Full Color
by Dave Lowry
Since 1965, when SCI was founded, this quarterly journal has been a leading source of information for stein collectors, and has provided the basis for the stein collecting community. Over 5,000 pages of "steinformation" have been published to date.
Each issue is full of original articles of interest to stein collectors: unusual finds, artists, history, military pipe bowls, themes, marks and more.
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