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We would like to thank Stan Kaslusky of the Gambrinus Stein Club for this month's Featured Stein. To read more about the interesting custom shown on this stein click on the picture to the left.
We would like to thank Ron Gray of the Arizona Stein Collectors for this month's Featured Stein. To read more about this World War ! American regimental stein click on the picture to the left.
A Johann Peter Thewalt catalog has been added to the Old Catalogs section in the SCI Library.
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We would like to thank Serguei Artiouchkov for this month's Featured Stein. To read more about this old Majolica stein click on the picture to the left.
You can read more about the beautiful faience stein shown on the right and many more like it in Bill Hamer's continuing series of articles on faience steins in the December 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:
Photos from the Road
by Ron Fox
A German Wedding Celebrated
by Dave Lowry
The Mace Missile
by Ron Fox
by William Hamer
Karl Korff Grenadier Rare & Unusual HR Steins
by Richard Dorner by Marty Cameli
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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