Cool Late Cold War US Army 4th Howitzer BN, 18th Field Arty., USAREUR Com. German Lithophane Stein
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Cool Late Cold War US Army 4th Howitzer BN, 18th Field Arty., USAREUR Com. German Lithophane Stein

Code: uapg60007hbs

$175.00


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ARTIFACT: Cool, late Cold War United States Army 4th Howitzer Battalion, 18th Field Artillery, USAREUR commemorative German lithophane stein named to Staff Sergeant Russel L. Wallace. The lidded stein features the BN's coat of arms, a blue, white, and gold shield showing a corner of red with a fish hook and star emblem (lineage to the 5th Field Artillery) and above the shield a banner reads: "4th HOWITZER BATTALION 18th ARTILLERY" and along the base: "SSgt. RUSSEL L. WALLACE 1963 - 1966". The lid of the stein shows field artillery and is nicely embellished and the inside of the stein features a lithophane of a naked woman.

VINTAGE: Circa late Cold War

SIZE: Approximately 9" x 5-1/2"; Top: 2-7/8" (diameter); Bottom: 4-1/2" (diameter)

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted ceramic, pewter lid

ATTACHMENT: Hinged lid, handle

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MAAX16 LAFEX5/16

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The stein shows minor to moderate wear, some of the painted details remain intact, overall very fine condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.